PF steering

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05+ PF steering is:

Offroad model - excellent
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9%
S, SE, LE models - excellent
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45%
OK, but could be better
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27%
gas shocks might solve the problem
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9%
a steering dampener might help
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9%
other
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Total votes: 11

Gray
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PF steering

Postby Gray » Tue Sep 18, 2007 8:08 pm

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Postby SHAWNATGERBROCK » Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:37 am

I noticed a HUGE improvement between the stock 16's on my '06 SE and the new 275-60-HR17 Falkens ...HUGE !! Turn in was way better and it really helped take the lean out ...... Also seems to track better ....

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V8Pathy
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Postby V8Pathy » Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:55 am

I have an 08 V8 PF. It's not that bad. It goes pretty much straight unless the road is bumpy or has some type of inclination

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Postby RacerZX » Wed Sep 19, 2007 4:27 pm

Yeah, no steering complaints here either, handles and drives great. The truck DID have some alignment issues when new which the dealer was unwilling/unable to fix, but taking it to a competent alignment shop got that squared away.

And btw the Pathy is fully independent front & rear, no live rear axle like the XTerra or Frontier.

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Postby NVSteve » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:48 am

I tried it out a few times yesterday on the way home from work, both on the freeway and off. If I let go of the wheel, it keeps going in the same direction. No complaints here.

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Postby Fofiddy » Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:57 am

Rear Springs aren't up to the task of anything past grocery getting. The resulting weak turn in , body roll, and wallowing forced me (and a quite a few others) to put in the Air Lift kit.
Mine stays true to what ever direction it's pointed even with the LT's. Which by themselves improved the way it felt around corners, just can't go over 82mph without a bit of noise and vibration.


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