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on demand lockers ????

I have a 98' TJ on 31" m/t. its my daily driver but i just cant handle this limited slip crap when im out playin. i want lockers but i dont want to ruin my on road driving. question is e-lockers, air lockers, or cable lockers??? the other option is put a true locker in the front and put on manual locking hubs and just deal with the limited slip in the rear for now. what do yawl think bang for your buck and durability??? ill take any sugestions [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img]
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Best way to find out..... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/thumbsup.gif[/img]
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Re: on demand lockers ????

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Yep, search, search search. Been covered many times before. ARB has the history, e-lockers are cool, just don't trust them yet though. I am having t-lockers installed as we speak, you will find my post talking about the pros and cons.

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Oh ya... welcome, u'll get all ur questions answered here for sure, these guys know everything about everything, catch ya later


one more thing...
I notice you say you have 31's, IMO you should get a lift and tires first, then you will have a better basis of what lines to take, where you can go, and what to do when you get there, that kinda stuff...

My Jeep doesnt have a front or rear locker but with my lift and tires, and pickin good lines and knowing what to do, I can get to a lot of places, its also a lil more of a challenge to me to do it with open diffs, but this is all just my .02... later [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/RockOn.gif[/img]
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Re: on demand lockers ????

I think that in order for anyone to give you real solid advise you should give us a little more info about your Jeep. Most important... what rear axle do you have.
IF you have a D44 rear, I think a rear locker is a good idea... If you have the D35 rear axle I would not bother with doing anything to the rear axle, and put a locker in the front.
Even though you only have 31 in tires... if you lock a D35 you will probably break it. And my guess is that it will only be a matter of time before you go bigger tires, your locked D30 will probably hold up to 35" tires.

In the matter of what to do first.. Lock, or lift. My opinion... and it is just my opinion. But a Jeep with a locker, and 31's will generally get farther up a trail than a lifted Jeep on 33's open.
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Re: on demand lockers ????

im not planing on lifting my jeep for awhile if at all. i can go purty much anywhere i want to go with my jeep sitting like it is, but its just those times when being locked makes all the difference. rear D35 front D30. im just tryin to see what has been most reliable on the trail and the roads. thanks for your advice
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