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what is everone running up front POLL

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big83chevy4x4, May 8, 2003.

  1. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    my truck is going to be an almost daily driver in the summer and a dd in the winter. im thinking arb so that i can run it in 4wd in the winter and have no problems.
     
  2. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    i have detroits front and rear... works for me. We dont get a lot of snow around here, but even if we got 2' of snow I could put the chains on... i got chains for all 4 tires. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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  3. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    I run a lockright in the front and a welded rear. I only ran my truck in 4x4 once this winter in Colorado. I would just get by with 2wd and not use 4x4 unless necessary.

    It only became necessary once. We got 3 feet of snow and I engaged the frontend. Even with 32's I made it out of my driveway and around the side streets with no probs. I liked the front locker then, but I didn't want to use it any other time.

    ARB would be the best bet if you do alot of driving in the winter.
     
  4. K5Jimmy

    K5Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Auburn Pro at both ends...

    I Never use 4wd on the Texas Ice...I get around better in 2wd...
     
  5. Don

    Don 1/2 ton status

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    Dana 60 in front, with Powerlok posi. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
  6. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    D44 w/Dana Power-Lok = The closest thing to being locked with out being locked /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif and it's rebuildable!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
  7. BIGJ

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    Detroit for two years. Not one single problem with it.

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  8. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    D44 w/Dana Power-Lok = The closest thing to being locked with out being locked /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif and it's rebuildable!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif

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    <font color="green"> I had a powerloc in my old D44, it's the strongest limited slip that I've found, especially if you only run it with 1/2 bottle of additive instead of the whole thing. It had a much stronger bias than the Auburn pro I had in the rear 12 bolt. </font>
     
  9. 96chevysfa

    96chevysfa 1/2 ton status

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    powerlocke in my 60
     
  10. Executioner

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    For the money, and your application, I would go with
    the Detriot Electic Locker.
    The defalt position is Locked, and when you apply 12 volts
    is a Limited Slip. Look around they Are going for less than
    $750.00
     
  11. BorregoK5

    BorregoK5 1/2 ton status

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    Powertrax no-slip in my 60. So far, I really like it. Its extremely quiet, doesn't bang between forward and reverse like the detroit rear and definately locks both front tires under load... kind of like a plow when turning under power, but drop into 2wd Low range and it turns great.
     
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    deee-troits front and rear for me! no dumb selnoid or o-rings to fail! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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