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Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Nikolai B » 31 Aug 2011 18:58

Hello!

Check this article at our website, might help you!

http://www.euro4x4parts.com/en/mechanics_bp_amort_dir.html
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby cullendw » 09 Sep 2011 18:16

Nikolai B wrote:Hello!

Check this article at our website, might help you!

http://www.euro4x4parts.com/en/mechanics_bp_amort_dir.html


Thanks, that is a great article!

I finally installed a OME Steering Damper (They needed an angle grinder to get the old one off). Here is a pic of the shiny new toy ...
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Nikolai B » 09 Sep 2011 18:18

cullendw wrote:
Nikolai B wrote:Hello!

Check this article at our website, might help you!

http://www.euro4x4parts.com/en/mechanics_bp_amort_dir.html


Thanks, that is a great article!

I finally installed a OME Steering Damper (The needed an angle grinder to get the old one off). Here is a pic of the shiny new toy ...


Goed zo! die zit er bij mij ook op! Good job!
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Stefan » 09 Sep 2011 19:04

Any difference to the handling?
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Russ Kellermann » 11 Jan 2012 19:47

Any difference to the handling ? Please comment other =wise the benefit of this thread is lost.
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Nikolai B » 11 Jan 2012 19:56

Well for me it was a big change, after 18 year the old one was dead!!! I think you really need one when you change to bigger wheels.
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Tony » 07 Feb 2012 21:12

I replaced an OEM nissan steering damper (for no reason) with a TJM component about a year and a half ago,(looks much nicer!), and suddenly experienced the "death wobble" late last year only to find that it had packed up after about 12000km. I replaced it with another nissan part, and the problem is gone. I have now replaced all my tyres with new Cooper ST MAXX's and increased the profile to 75 so the tyre is bigger but not wider than the standard 265 tyre - and she runs without a hint of a wobble, or any pulling to the left which I could never rectify before. By the way the TJM has a 3 year warranty so LA Sport is busy replacing it at present so I'll have a spare.
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby SJC » 19 May 2016 07:19

What is the price for a new steering damper these days? (OEM, OME, TJM, etc.?)
Any cheaper options like gabriel available/worth considering?
I can get a new OME damper for R1350.
Does all the GU's use the same steering damper?
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby Wilkie » 19 May 2016 07:46

Fanus daai is n flippin goeie prys :clap: :clap:
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Re: Steering Damper (stabilizer) replacement

Postby SJC » 19 May 2016 11:06

Het nou gehoor dis 'n "eye-to-eye" damper....
(nie naby my patrol(s) om te kyk hoe hulle lyk nie, maar ek vermoed hulle is alby pin-to-pin :think: )
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