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after rolling my pred a good one im noticing some paint peling off the top of the steering stem, so id say its getting time to buy a new one sometime before too long, anyone know of a good aftermarket one?
 

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HPD-inc.com was supposed to have one, but they were having lazer cutting problems. Rath racing units I think are on backorder....you can check with them both though.
 

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The Rath stem is $300, so I ordered a new stock stem for $56 from my dealer. It's also on backorder but is due sometime this month. Mine is bent slightly from my own rollover about two months ago.

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$300 compared to $56,, i can smoke a lott stockers for that price
 

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Vortec you may wanna scrape away the frame coating on the top of the stem and clamp area. Mine had stress cracks on the paint and i sanded it away and the actual stem was still fine...No cracks. Just a thought.
 

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good idea,, either way i gotta run this one for a while, **** things draining my wallet a little too fast,, if id just leave it alone,, but gotta get it faster and faster
 

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Can anyone fill me in as to how hard it is to replace the steering stem? I believe mine is bent because the dash is less than a half inch from the gas lid. My brother borrowed it and thats my only guess as to whats wrong with it. It steers fine and everything and i cant see any stress marks or anything but i can tell that the top part above the steering post is at a different angle than the lower part underneath. If its not too hard and only costs around 50 bucks, ill pry have to do it.
 

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If you'll wait for a few months i'll have some anti vibe Chromoly units ready if you're interested. Comes ready with 7/8" or 1 1/8" clamps. Each one is custom made to order. Any height/location you want. Sells for little under half what rath, HDP, etc... sells for. Same if not better quality.
 

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roll will have one out in the next month or so and lone star has one out even thought its expenceive
 

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Tyler33- changing stem is very easy matter of undoing the sterring and doing back up took me 30 minutes!!
 

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Cool, thanks. Chromoly would be nice but its hard to pass up 50 bucks. Im no racer, i barely have time to ride the thing. I thought since there is some sort of bearing or bearings it might take a little more. Can anybody tell me for sure that the actual stem is supposed to be straight. Im not noticing any steering trouble but i can tell that there is a bend in the shaft.
 

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I got lucky. I have a budd making one chromoly with antivibe for dirt cheap.I have the same one on my 400ex he made me with a +1.... :)
 
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