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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-14-2003, 06:05 PM
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cheapest LS for TJ Dana 30

whats the cheapest limited slip for a dana 30 for a 97 Tj out there?
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Re: cheapest LS for TJ Dana 30

the problem is that they never put limited slip devices into a dana 30... the detroit truetrac is there, but its tooooo expencive and im not very impressed with them on the trail..I hve seen people run lockrights in the front of tj's with good results.. you can certianly tell they are there though...
really a limited slip isnt a viable option in the front of a tj/yj..
therefore you have a few choices
1. build yourself a dana 44.. this is very $$ but its also the BEST route
2. live with either a lockright or a detroit..if you dont wheel much, this isnt such a good idea either
3. get a selectable locker. the ARB, new detroit electric locker, and the OX are all selectable lockers. they all run about 6-700 though
4. put the warn hub conversion on with a lockright or detroit.. this way you can unlock the hubs and be streetable abain.. i have seen several of the small hubs blow apart and get repaired under warranty though..

I have an ARB in the front of the wifes tj, she really likes it... I am also currently building a d-44 for the front of her jeep since it has 35" tires..the d-44 is a lot of work...but in the end it will have locking hubs and an ARB..
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Re: cheapest LS for TJ Dana 30

Don't waste your money, limited slips are a joke in the off-roading world. You want ALL wheels to spin ALL the time, not just some of the time. When your ready for it, just get a locker and be done.
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Re: cheapest LS for TJ Dana 30

Full locker or nothing, limited slips are pretty much worthless (not like i'm the 1st one to say that), look for a used lock right, i believe there's a couple for sale on If you hate the lockright on the pavement you can always take it out and sell it for what you paid for it if you bought a used one.

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