Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

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Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by Reddeer » Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:22 pm

Hello all,

My mechanic and I are in discussions about the frame bracket install. I found a picture on Amazon, but would love to see others if available. My rig is a 1993.

Thanks!

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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by bobbyv » Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:15 pm

Hey Reddeer, I had a SA1930 installed in Aug. 2010. It improved my handling tremendously. I was having a bad case of wandering and the steering stabilizer fixed most of it.

Tire pressure seems to help some too. I run around 55-60 in front and always 80 in the rear. My local mechanic installed mine in about an hour, and he did have to drill one new mounting hole. Sorry, no pics.

If I had it to do over again, I would not hesitate. I had to hit the shoulder once in Wyoming to avoid an asleep at the wheel ding dong and it made recovery a breeze. Steering is sooo comfortable now. Hope this helps in your decision, happy camping. Bobbyv

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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by Reddeer » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:53 pm

Hey thanks bobbyv. What year is your rig?

I did buy the parts. I rechecked the frame today on my 1993, and it looks like I need to drill two holes - the top one on my frame is too near the front to use.

Thanks again.

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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by bobbyv » Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:34 pm

Hey Reddeer, our B190 is a 99. If you go to the tire and suspension forum about the twelfth post down by Brenda there are some pictures of an installation of the SA1930. Check it out. Good luck.

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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by Reddeer » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:14 am

Thanks for the reminder. I had forgotten about that post AND it shows the frame mount on the opposite side of the frame on the 93. I have seen it both ways now! Those pics may have saved my bacon! Thanks.

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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by Mark » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:01 pm

I don't have that particular stabalizer but I'll be installing mine just as soon as I get the brackets for it.
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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by GJCamper » Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:36 am

I bought one but my mechanic says the new shocks are in the way. Anyone want it?
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Re: Anyone done a Monroe SA1930 sterring damper install?

Post by tdashmike » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:02 am

GJCamper wrote:I bought one but my mechanic says the new shocks are in the way. Anyone want it?
I would recommend installing one if possible. I installed mine myself and I don't understand why it wouldn't fit. The shocks are further back in the van so I don't see how it could interfere with the stabilizer.

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