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Unread 04-08-2009, 01:14 AM   #1
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has anyone used this locker or heard about it?

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Unread 04-08-2009, 01:24 AM   #2
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now this aussie one, is that a full time locker unlike the other one i posted first and how would this handle as a daily driver?
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Unread 04-08-2009, 02:03 AM   #3
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i cant get to ebay here, but i can tell you the aussie is a lunch box locker. in that if you go around a corner it has the ability to unlock. unless you hit the gas then it will lock and wont allow the racheting action to occur. I have an assuie in my d44a and it works great on the trail, and round town, the only catch is snow its gets a little crazy
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both are reputable companies and both are lunch box lockers. what t-case do you have?
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Unread 04-08-2009, 07:25 AM   #5
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i have select trac
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i have select trac
thats good. i would go with the aussie, its cheaper, they both are pretty much the same thing just different brands. they only engauge under power. both will click around corners. you will pretty much only be able to drive your jeep in 2wd on pavement.
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Search??? Google??? Lockright and Aussie are pretty much the two biggest names in the automatic locker industry. I can't believe you've never herd of them! Either one will work great as long as you have an auto/full time TC.
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Search??? Google??? Lockright and Aussie are pretty much the two biggest names in the automatic locker industry. I can't believe you've never herd of them! Either one will work great as long as you have an auto/full time TC.
i am curious (sorry, still new to the whole locker thing) if you have a AWD (247) tc And only have the rear aussie locked, does that do anything to the TC or no? and around town its fine? it doesnt eat up tires or anything?
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I ran a lockright in my Dana 30 (XJ) for 4 years and never had any issues. They are both reputable lunchbox lockers.
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isnt this lockright like a detriot tru trac? when the tires starts to spin it catches, or is it just a full time locker, cuz i want something that doesnt have to be locked all the time for turning and such.
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isnt this lockright like a detriot tru trac? when the tires starts to spin it catches, or is it just a full time locker, cuz i want something that doesnt have to be locked all the time for turning and such.
No a Deroit True Trac is a limited slip not a locker. The TT will never lock the diff 100%. A lockrite or Aussie will lock the diff 100% any time power is applied to the diff.

As long as you run your TC in 2wd, an automatic locker will remain unlocked in the front axle, allowing "ratcheting" during turning. The only downside to the auto locker in the front axle is that you lose the ability to run in 4wd on-road.

Kramer, you can run an auto locker in the rear axle with any TC.
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Unread 04-08-2009, 07:04 PM   #12
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so i should just get another tru trac for the front then, same as my back.
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For the front a Tru-Track is best in my opinion. People who have the Aussie or Lock-right have broken parts but if you're not on the pedal too hard they will work great. A Tru-Track is less likely to break parts and has near locker like performance. Thats what I've decided to go with. You have the Selec-trac so your OK as long as you don't use 4wd on dry pavement. You pretty much have to be on slick surface or dirt to be safe. If you had the Quadra-Trac II (247) its full time and you can't use anything but a selectable locker in the front cause the auto lockers lock when power is applied and that is all the time with the QTII. You will lose full-time in your Sele-Trac.
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Unread 04-08-2009, 07:28 PM   #14
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I mean you'll lose the full time function in the 242 transfer case. Basically you'll have 2, 4part-time, N, and 4Lo. You won't have the 4full-time, it'll act like the 4part-time.
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