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Unread 05-17-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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Locker/LSD opinions?

I have another thread on this. Kinda different tho.

So heres the thing. I live in wisconsin. And usually we get alot of snow. But I love to go wheeling. And alot of the time. I need more traction.

Now im not going to buy a select able locker. Itll be an autolocker. Most likely an aussie. But id been thinking. Would a rear LSD and a front aussie work best for me?

Ive heard LSD's run better in snow. Are nicer on tires. And for the most part. Are pretty good. But ive also heard many people say they regret putting them in?

Now if i just need to skip a few days of school and learn how to drive with an auto locker in the snow/ice/whatever then i will. But maybe an LSD will be better.

Give me your opinion on whatd you do. Pros and cons of LSD rear locker front. Or locker front/rear. Heck even lsd front/rear.

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Unread 05-17-2012, 07:30 PM   #2
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f19/w...ad-4wd-641869/

Might wanna give that a quick read, tons of good info.
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Unread 05-17-2012, 08:32 PM   #3
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Might wanna give that a quick read, tons of good info.
Read it all. Great info. But im still wondering if i should do dual auto lockers or auto front and lsd rear. It says auto front wouldnt be bad. Might not be great but eh. Ive read alot about that.

Im just not sure what to do.
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Unread 05-21-2012, 10:10 AM   #4
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Read more locker threads. Start by scrolling to the bottom of this page. Use the SEARCH, use the Google.

Lots of people have lockers and/or Limited Slips in their daily drivers. What you choose for traction devices will be based on your budget, your 4x4 trail conditions and usage, your local weather conditions, and your pavement usage.
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Do your reading, but I can say that as far as traction systems go.... and Im no expert, but Im really happy with the Detroit TrueTrac. The quick summary of it is that it engages when you're on the gas so you aren't always locked up. Some of the down sides that Ive heard is that it can be a bit of a handful with a manual and I guess it doesnt work that great for rock crawling where you lift one of the tires off the ground. Other than that, it has a nice smooth, dare I say unnoticable, locking motion that gives plenty of traction.

That being said, do more reading!
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Unread 05-21-2012, 09:06 PM   #6
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Selectable locker front, auto-locker rear is the only way to go.
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Didn't read above posts. Here's my take... Manual auto lockers are pretty much always engaged... When your in gear off the gas engine brakin or just coasting it stays engaged. I think when I finally pull the trigger on a locker I'll get like the guy said above. Probably a selectable in the front...

I will be living in the snow during winters next year and even though everyone who has a locker jn the snow I'd rather just make it simple and get a selectable for the rear. Not an ARB but I don't have the $$ to grab one of those. Probably an electric... Even tho I have onboard air
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