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What type of front locker should I use?

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by 88sub4x4, Jan 27, 2004.

  1. 88sub4x4

    88sub4x4 1/2 ton status

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    I'm looking to get a little more traction for my daily driver. I installed an Eaton in my rear 14 bolt that I put in over the summer, but I want to lock the front. I think I will have to go with a selectable one up front so I can still turn when in 4WD in the snow. I'm not sure if I should go with an electric, air, or anything else? I have a 10 bolt eaton fron my old 1/2 ton rear that I can install up front, but will that cause too much binding on turns?
     
  2. Topdown

    Topdown 1/2 ton status

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    Aussie-Locker

    https://offroadlockers.com/index.html

    This is what I will be loading both front and rear on my /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif with (as soon as I get some $$)

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  3. HarryH3

    HarryH3 1 ton status Author

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    The Aussie locker doesn't address one of his main concerns:
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    I think I will have to go with a selectable one up front so I can still turn when in 4WD in the snow.

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    For now that leaves the ARB, or one of the new electric lockers. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
  4. atlantak-5er

    atlantak-5er 1/2 ton status

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    I dont think the Aussie locker is made for 12 bolts or 14 bolts. Only for the d44. Correct me if I am wrong.
     
  5. Topdown

    Topdown 1/2 ton status

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    No, they make them for the 10 bolt, 12 bolt, 14 bolt (both SF and FF), etc... if you check this link it gives the entire list of all products they make them for...

    https://offroadlockers.com/Model_List.pdf

    -Ryan
     
  6. 88sub4x4

    88sub4x4 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone here used an electric locker?
     

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