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Steering Dampers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ChadsLawn, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Has anyone found a cheaper place to get these for your Z's. Last I checked they were like $30 each.Yes to me thats alittle high in price.
     
  2. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    hmmmmmm strange question?
     
  3. chesterlawn

    chesterlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    j-thomas $17.99
     
  4. ealbertson

    ealbertson LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    J-Thomas, but they are a lot stiffer than the stock ones.
     
  5. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,025

    30 is pretty good. I looked some up for one of my customers...I wanna say they were either 50 or 100. Might have been 100 for a pair...I forget. Kinda absurd for hood/trunk strut if you ask me.

    How often do you guys find them going bad? Just curious...
     
  6. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    mine went bad after a couple years. Also they are far from hood/truck struts. They compression ratio is alot different. I know I worked for a auto parts place and tried many of them.
     
  7. Shady Brook

    Shady Brook LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 1,517

    I had one break on a Super Mini and removed the other. After a short time me and my crew actually prefered not having the dampners on at all.
     
  8. milo

    milo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    yes but do you know how much harder it is on the hydros??? they put them on so they hydro system lasts longer
     
  9. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Didnt know that. Just thought it was for comfort.
     
  10. Imow4u2

    Imow4u2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 377

    Mine off my Super Z are laying on the bench.. Guess I'll put them back on when I trade it..
     

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