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what dif/locker would you run?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by desertrat67, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. desertrat67

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    I just picked up a 90 suburban. It has a 6.2 diesel, 700r4 and 241. I have a d60 and 14 bolt with 5.13 gears. I have a lock-rite in the front and can't decide on what to do for the rear. I have welded spider gears that i can install, but welds can break and i don't feel like dealing with possible breakage in the future. do it once is what i want. I like the idea of a mini spool for the price, but like the detroit for that slightly better street manners(even though this thing will be towed most everywhere once i get a trailer) but it cost 200 more than the mini spool. What are you opinions??

    ryan
     
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    Go with a detroit.
     
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    Detroit! :waytogo:
     
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    Yup, detroit... simple and strong, cant be beat.
     
  5. muddybuddy

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    ive got detroits in mine, love it
     
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    Detroit :waytogo:
     
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    Welded spiders as long as they are done right. Carry a spare shaft and spend the $ on something else for the rig.
     
  8. goldwing2000

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    Definitely Detroit. Especially with a 14bff, since it's a drop-in.
     
  9. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Another vote for the Detroit.
     
  10. jekbrown

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    strongest diff u can get is an ARB. I don't like air hoses, so I went with a detroit. Works for me.

    j
     
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    Ya I gots me a detroit:D . My front is welded but it dont spin all the time.......Yet:D

    Ira
     
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    Detroitz fo me.. lovem...
     
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    arb airlocker!full control, the freedom of a open diff on the road and locked off road( iff nessesary) simply the best and the airhose is not that wrong you got a brake line too isn,t it! whiths is on almost the same location
     
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    Detroit.

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    Chaddy 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Detroits all the way....I love the traction and I hardly even notice its there, Except for the occasional BANG! but thats just the way they are.
     
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    Another vote for the detroit. Ive heard of a lot of lockers breaking...even arb's...but rarely hear of someone breaking a detroit. Im running a detroit in my 14ff with 37's and I beat on it hard. It works flawlessly....
    -Harrison
     
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    """hey are both wheels spinning?!?!?!""" hahaha, thats what you WONT hear me saying cause I gots a detroit and its :pimp:
     
  18. desertrat67

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    looks like i found my answer. Detroit it is.
     
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    i thought i read on here that the arb's for the 14b sucked anyways? ppl were having problems or something
     
  20. desertrat67

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    Not sure myself, but the price difference makes it not worth it to me.
     

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