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Unread 10-17-2007, 04:09 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Broken_Soldier
Thanks Jerry. Guess I'll get an aussie for the rear and use the ice thing as an excuse to look into getting a rubi axle up front.
I'd re-consider the Aussie in the rear. It's going to be constantly making a lot noise.

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Unread 10-17-2007, 04:22 PM   #17
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For icy roads, I wouldn't install an automatic locker in the rear either. I'd go for a selectable locker like an ARB in the rear. Some don't mind automatic lockers in the rear on icy roads but you have to watch your driving pretty constantly to avoid a spinout.
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Unread 10-18-2007, 10:22 AM   #18
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This is falling under the 'nothing worthwhile is quick or easy' category. I might as well do it right the first time, rather than going cheap. And I'm not at all worried about noise, function over form every time for me.
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Unread 10-18-2007, 10:41 AM   #19
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mine just wont turn in snow or ice. you can turn the wheel and just keep going straight. i park my jeep for the winter. in an emergengy and you have to drive just drive in 2wd the rear locker is fun and will get you through most stuff anyway.
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Unread 10-19-2007, 02:23 PM   #20
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