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Auto locking hubs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sunnyc123abc, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. sunnyc123abc

    sunnyc123abc 1/2 ton status

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    Hey, i have auto hubs on my 84 blazer. I know they suck, but i can't afford to buy manuels right now. i was just wondering if there is anything i could do to strengthen them, im just doing some light offroading nothing crazy. thanx
     
  2. k5redneck

    k5redneck 1/2 ton status

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    start savein your money for locking hubs and wheel the auto's untill they pop :D
     
  3. BrianDamage

    BrianDamage 1/2 ton status

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    for real. I never had any problems with mine, I just changed em cause I wanted to

    manuals were only like $80
     
  4. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    When I frequented the wrecking yards more, I always kept my eyes out for older trucks with the yellow knobbed Spicer hubs on them. Picked a pair up for $20, and never let me down, unlike the auto's.

    When you REALLY need 4wd, as in you are stuck, they will fail you. :)
     

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