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Unread 02-23-2010, 07:57 PM   #1
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i have a 8.8 in my jeep and it has the lsd . i was wondering if i could put an aussie locker in it, or if i would have to change stuff?

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Unread 02-23-2010, 08:04 PM   #2
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your gonna need to get an open carrier for the aussie to fit in
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Unread 02-23-2010, 08:14 PM   #3
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Cheapest solution would probably just be to get a full-carrier locker like a Detroit. Whatever you do, short of replacing the entire axle, you're going to have to reset the gears so might as well get the stronger locker while you're at it.
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Unread 02-23-2010, 08:30 PM   #4
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detroit all the way
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Unread 02-23-2010, 09:37 PM   #5
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Unread 02-23-2010, 11:02 PM   #6
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sometimes you can get used carriers at a diff shop for around $40. if $ isnt an issue then i agree with the detroit. ive heard aussies are a pain to put in a 8.8 anyway.
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Unread 02-24-2010, 06:15 AM   #7
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thanks for the input
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Unread 02-24-2010, 06:55 AM   #8
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Some where iI have read about putting better springs and clutches in an 8.8 lsd to make them work better. That might ne a cheaper solution for you. The article I read was on a mustang site. So this might give you something to think about and search out. I would do the search myself but right now the connection I have is just able to get on here.
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Unread 02-24-2010, 08:03 AM   #9
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Unread 02-24-2010, 11:20 AM   #10
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thanks guys ill look into it, chances are ill end up with a detroit
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