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Rough Country Perf. 2.2 Steering Stabilizer (87-06 Jeep Wrangler YJ & TJ)

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  • MPN# PERF87317

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Easy Bolt-On Installation
    • Features a 17.5mm Chrome Hardened Piston Rod
    • Includes a Performance 2.2 Series Stabilizer
    • Fits 1987-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ and YJ Models

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    I'm Ryan from, and this is my review of the Rough Country Performance 2.2 Steering Stabilizer, fitting all 1987 to 2006 Wranglers. Today we're gonna talk through the installation of the steering stabilizer, which is a very simple one out of three wrenches. You're gonna be able to get this installed in about an hour in your driveway, and this will bolt directly in place of your factory steering stabilizer. We're also going to talk about the construction and a few of the features of the stabilizer. This steering stabilizer is for those of you who have a bent, broken or leaking steering stabilizer and wanna replace it with a factory style one. Now, if you have a properly set up suspension, a steering stabilizer is a luxury and not a necessity. That is to say, if you have big tires on your Jeep you have a lift, there's no need to upgrade or otherwise change your steering stabilizer. The only time you need to swap this out is if it's broken, bent or leaking. If you do have a wobble, a death wobble, if you have bump steer, if you have any of those other issues with your suspension on your Jeep, there are ways to diagnose and fix those problems, and a steering stabilizer is not one of them. If you do get a new steering stabilizer, sometimes it will cover up a wobble for a short period of time, but you're just going to end up blowing up your new steering stabilizer and still having the same issue. So fix any root issues, then purchase a new steering stabilizer if yours is broken, but this is not to be used as a band aid for a poorly put together or poorly performing suspension system. So, that being said, I think this is an appropriately priced quality steering stabilizer that will work for what most of us need it to do which is just to replace that old steering stabilizer. As far as construction goes all a steering stabilizer is, is a 50:50 valve hydraulic shock. Now, there are some nitrogen charged steering stabilizers, but I would stay away from those because they can actually push the Jeep in one direction or another, almost making it feel like you have a poor alignment. So that's all that this is, it's a hydraulic shock, it's 50:50 valves designed to bolt directly in place of your factory steering stabilizer. And when you do hit a bump, it will help to suck up a little bit of that feel that you might otherwise get transferred through the steering linkage and up into the steering wheel that you would then feel in your hands. This comes with all the hardware that you need to get it installed and overall, it is going to be a great option for what most of us need on their jeep. So getting back to the installation, this is going to be a very simple one out of three wrench install and you are going to be able to get this done in under an hour, in your driveway with traditional hand tools. All you're going to need to do is, unbolt your factory steering stabilizer and bolt this one into place. That's really all there is to it. This does come with some new hardware so, if your old hardware is rusty, you can replace it. And if you do have some rust as always, it makes sense to spray those bolts with a good penetrating oil, before you get started. But all in all, a very very simple swap. You gonna be able to get this done with those traditional hand tools again, in under an hour. There are steering stabilizers out there on the market that cost three times as much as this one does. And in my opinion, there's absolutely no reason to spend that much money. I also wouldn't get a steering stabilizer that only cost $15, because the seals aren't going to be quality, and it'll start leaking on you. But I think it's a steering stabilizer that's priced right around where this one is, right around the $50 mark, is going to hold up well, it's going to perform its job, and it's not going to be overpriced. I think that this is again, a very nice option for what most of us are using their Jeeps for. So if you have a broken, bent, or otherwise leaking steering stabilizer that you're looking to replace with an OE Style Steering Stabilizer, this is going to be a great option that's appropriately priced and easy to install. So that's my review of the Rough Country Performance 2.2 Steering Stabilizer, fitting all 1987 to 2006 Wranglers, that you can find right here at

    Superior Performance. The Rough Country PERF87317 Performance Steering Stabilizer offers enhanced control and handling of over-sized tires for improved off-road driving. It prevents bump steering and front end vibrations, while enhancing the life of tires, ball joints and other steering components.

    Solid Construction. This Rough Country steering stabilizer features heavy-duty construction to withstand rough use. It comes with a powder-coat finish for added strength and durability. The Performance 2.2 series stabilizer features a 17.5mm chrome-hardened piston rod and polyurethane bushings to provide smooth performance.

    Installation. This Jeep Wrangler steering stabilizer comes with installation hardware for easy set-up.

    Fitment. It is designed for use with 1987-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ and YJ models.

    Freight Notes. Freight items can only be shipped within the continental 48 states, no expedited methods.

    Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Details

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    Overall Rating 4.8

    out of 5 stars

    • Fit 4.938461 4.9
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.784616 4.8

    • 5/5

      July 31, 2018

      Works Great to Fix Steering

      Had a death wobble incident and went through all the front end suspension, found my track bar had serious play and replaced that. Everything else looked good but I noticed my steering stabilizer was the stock, original one. Upgraded to this stabilizer and felt an immediate difference! The Jeep used to steer past where I wanted it, pulling into parking places and such, and I'd have to correct. Now, it goes exactly where I mean it to. And it seems much more stable in corners as well. Great product!


      Year: 2004Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (0)

    • 4/5

      July 23, 2018

      Very good

      Great product easy to install, definitely recommended


      Year: 1999Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (0)

    • 1/5

      July 17, 2018

      Wrong product

      Apparently extremeterrain no longer carries them anymore. I ordered this product twice thinking I was getting shipped the wrong item. After some internal research by the customer service department, it was found that the RC N3 is the upgrade of this product which is a complete junk. It makes the steering wonder at highway speeds.


      Year: 1998Submodel: Wrangler

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    • 3/5

      June 10, 2018

      Good Product

      Big heavy duty shock... unfortunately, it came in damaged. Box had no damage - so it was handled correctly. To me, it looks like it left the warehouse damaged. Sad!


      Year: 2004Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      May 30, 2018

      Works great.

      Easy to install and feels much better than the original from 1989. Haha.


      Year: 1989Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      April 29, 2018

      worth it

      Had some issues with removing the old one but with the new stabilizer there is an amazing difference with the steering.


      Year: 1999Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      April 26, 2018

      Colorado roads

      Installed on 94 Yj after putting on 35x12.50 tires was wandering, after installing a lot more control stiffer steering more control


      Year: 1994Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      April 17, 2018

      Steering Stabilizer

      Install took longer than all other reviews because of difficulty with rusted bolts. Product is far superior to factory stabilizer and noticed immediate difference when driving.


      Year: 2003Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      April 03, 2018

      Perfect solution

      It is the perfect solution to your problems. Easy to install, my 11 year old put it in. Improves handling by 100


      Year: 1989Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      March 09, 2018

      Stable shock

      I have complete confidence in this shock! Looks good, feels good and handles great!


      Year: 2004Submodel: Rubicon

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 27, 2018

      Steering sway/wobble

      Easy to install, rapid delivery I am well satisfied with my purchase of the rough country steering stabilizer.


      Year: 2004Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 20, 2018

      Tighten steering right up

      Quick and easy fix for steering vibrations from running larger tires. Tightens your steering right up. Takes around 20 minutes to replace the stock one.


      Year: 2006Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 19, 2018

      Steering stabilizer

      It fit great and very easy to install, go get a pitman puller and it will be a piece of cake. Definitely feel a lot more stable with my new 4.5 inch lift and 33's


      Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      February 10, 2018

      Works great.

      My old one was leaking. This works as well as the OE but not a necessary replacement unless your old one is actually bad.


      Year: 1991Submodel: Wrangler

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    • 4/5

      February 08, 2018

      Good stabilizer

      Fits and works well. Installation was not a problem.


      Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      November 22, 2017


      Good product, awesome service I received it next day I'm in southern California


      Year: 1998Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      November 21, 2017

      94 Wrangler yj

      I have 4 inch lift with 35s with 16 inch rims on windy days the jeep would dance salsa now it's really stable feel safe driving on the highway I like it


      Year: 1994Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      November 08, 2017

      Great bang for buck $$$

      Very cheap and easy install. Made driving my YJ very tolerable.


      Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      October 30, 2017

      Smooth Controlled Steering

      I purchased this steering stabilizer in early May of this year and didn't have an opportunity to install it till the end of June. I'm very pleased with the performance and quality of this stabilizer on my 95 Jeep Wrangler. I only needed the 2.0; however went ahead and purchased the step up to the 2.2 since I currently run 33's and have a 3.5" suspension lift. Next year I plan to upgrade to a 6" lift and 35's and the better performance stabilizer is suitable for my potential mod upgrade. Very easy to install; had a bit of an issue removing the front bolt from the stock stabilizer; however once it came out the Rough Country Steering Stabilizer went in place very smoothly. Total install time to remove old one and install new one was about 45 minutes.


      Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (5)

    • 5/5

      October 20, 2017

      steering corrected

      i had a problem with my jeep veering of to one side and then returning without moving the steering wheel and when on rough terrain the steering wheel would jerk. added my rough country steering stabilizer and now steering is great


      Year: 1993Submodel: Wrangler

      Helpful (4)