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TracLok not aggressive enough.

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bigerik, Apr 22, 2001.

  1. bigerik

    bigerik 1/2 ton status

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    I have a Dana Spicer TracLok limited slip in my front Dana 60 and it seems to allow too much wheelspin. I have an NP203 so I know the 4WD is engaged and I added the friction modifier (2 yrs. ago). Have you known these TracLoks to be a little wimpy? I should have gotten an ARB locker. Does the fact that I have 39.5 Boggers affect its willingness to allow wheelspin? I think I would recommend against a TracLok for nasty wheeling.

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    I was going to go with either a Trak-Loc or a Powerlok in my D60...........after talking to one guy with a Trak Loc and a guy with a Detroit (who had a Powerlok in another rig) I decided on the Detroit.

    Turning radius concerns.............oh well. Sand will be my primary 'wheeling venue..............

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  3. Twiz

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    Is the Dana TracLok a clutch plate type with preload springs? Or does it have that goofy grear in it.

    If it has the preloaded clutch pack then the 39.5 boggers could easly over power the preload just by the mass of these tires, causeing it to slip and act like a open diff.

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  4. Emmettology 101

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    The Trac lok is the model that has clutches and the True Trac is the one with the "all gear" LSD...

    The Trac Lok is what comes from the factory in many Tj's...


    Definately one of the weaker LSD's...

    The POwerlock can be rebuil to "grab" harder with more clutches..

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  5. ScoobyDann

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    Ive seen at least three pelple w/ the trac-loc, and id have to say they're as good as open. any little tough spot adn it would act like an open, i have the auburn and it take a pretty good obstical to make it slip (even though im gonna go detriot) either way the trac-loc sucks.

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