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post #1 of (permalink) Old 11-14-2000, 08:33 AM
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over this winter we are modifying a 1990 samuri ,we have two front 3rd's 5.12 from (2) trackers , a 84 case ( to modify the 1990 case with)
plan a spring over - two questions which lockers to use ( front and rear ) ez locker or lock rite, where to buy at best price , need side gear couplers ? also will the stock axles and birfeilds handle 35" boggers - this truck will see no or limited street use - also power steering a must? -thanks skinner

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If you wish to use a locker with your sidekick gears, you will have to ditch the kick differentials and install the gears into your Samurai 3rd member. If you do this and purchase a locker, we can supply you with the necessary install parts at no cost.

FWIW, we only carry the LockRights at this time. Too many troubles with the Detroits. I've seen some failures on the trail with Detroit lockers. Lockrights have springs that can wear over several years, but its alot cheaper to replace a worn spring (Lockright pretty much always replaces under warranty too) than flaking and chipping locker core pieces.

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Go with the LockRites. They are built to last. My brother-in-laws Toyota has over 100k on his lockrite with no problems. With the 35's and lockers up front, you'll want to beef up the birfields. And you'll definitely notice the lack of power steering. I run 33's with open diff in front and had to hang on to the wheel alot going thru rough terrain. Depends on how much you want to work at it, but I'd go with power steering.
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National Wheel and Tire has Lock-Rights for $175 shipped to you door.

Now you could do the civic thing and spend a few bucks(like $10) more and support a Zuk vendor. I think NCO has them (LockRights)for $179, GotZuk for $185 and Calmini for $199. Ditto for RRO.

I run Lock-right and it works well. No comment on EZ's as I never had one. But some here have expressed concern about both.

I'd go Lock-Right, personally.

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If ya wait a couple of weeks I'll let you know. I'll have one of each installed by next week...................

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