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detroit or posi?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by skelly1, Apr 6, 2004.

  1. skelly1

    skelly1 1/2 ton status

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    So, the new used 14bff is going in tomorrow night. Then I'm gonna put a detroit in there and change the gears in it. For the front, I'm torn between another detroit and an eaton posi. Help me make the decision. Leaning toward the detroit, but it's going in a 10 bolt front.
     
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    San Diego 4 wheelin, i'd go with the Detroit, i'm thinkin about an actual spool myself /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    So, what's the advantage of the spool then? Locked all the time no matter what? Also, are they strong?
     
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    Yeah, locked all the time, i currently have a "generic" locking device installed as a trial thing, and although it does work better than an open diff does, it still releases at times when i really need it. Also being that i have the factory 14bff gov-loc in the rear, it too also releases at times when needed.
     
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    So, anyone have a good online seller of detroit lockers and gears? When I do a search for detroit locker on ORW's site, the search returns nothing, as if they don't sell them.
     

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