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Richmond Gear Powertrax Lockrite

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MSRP: $130.00
Average Price: $247.82
Manufacturer: Richmond Gear
Recommended?
Yes: 17 / No: 1

Basic lunchbox locker

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tytrev

Registered User
tytrev's Reviews
08-08-2013, 08:43 PM
Price: $250.00
Pros: Inexpensive, relative easy install
Cons: Noise during turns
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Can't beat the price...perfect for the axle you might upgrade in the future.


StanF
Registered User
StanF's Reviews
04-18-2013, 03:43 PM
Price: $240.00
Pros: Price, simplicity.
Cons: Install manual was horrible. I mean really, really bad.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Very easy install in my Dana 30. Excellent value.


homerdog
Registered User
homerdog's Reviews
07-21-2012, 10:29 PM
Price: $435.00
Pros: Very Quiet, Easy install, Awesome traction.
Cons: None
Recommended? Yes

Comments: IMOP THE BEST lunchbox style locker. I have them on the front and rear of my WJ. The front is 99% invisable very slight click after a sharp turn. Same with rear. I've tried many other style lunchbox lockers and all where Very noisy and rough compaired to the No-Slip. Paired with my Hankook Dyna Pro tires my traction is unbeliveable. I love this locker


ScottD16

Registered User
ScottD16's Reviews
01-26-2012, 02:25 PM
Price: $200.00
Pros: locks
Cons: none
Recommended? Yes

Comments: good price and effective


markdeady
Registered User
markdeady's Reviews
01-20-2012, 01:21 AM
Price: $250.00
Pros: cheep easy to instal fits stock carrier
Cons: the directions are hard to follow little loud and clunky
Recommended? Yes

Comments: for what this is i like it. i got it used from a member on here. the install was very east and only took about 45 min the first time i did it. if you need a cheap locker this is great i will be looking for one for the front asap.


youngjeepr

Web Wheeler
youngjeepr's Reviews

10-09-2011, 08:43 PM
Price: $1.00
Pros: good street manners
Cons: very unpredictable in the mud or snow.
Recommended? No

Comments: well i bought a set of axles used and my lock right came with them it was already installed in the D30 so i took it out to test it (it was winter). I couldnt even notice it on the drive to the local trail but as soon as i put it into 4wd and started moving on the snow it wouldnt stay locked and would randomly lock and pull you to one side or not alow you to turn... i thought it might be the pins and springs so i ordered a new set but nope it still slips and randomly locks up in snow and mud but on the dirt/rocky trails it does OK it still slips occasionally...

if you dont mind the sound of the gears slipping and clashing back together then i would go for it but if you dont like that sound and wheel alot in mud or snow then i would get something else..


Lancair007

Registered User
Lancair007's Reviews
09-21-2011, 02:53 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: Easy to install with some mechanical knowledge. I have No-Slips in front and rear axle and they work excellent.
Cons: You must be careful when installing to make sure you have parts lined up correctly.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I have had the Powertrax No-Slip lockers installed for over 5 years now and have had no breakage of parts due to use on trails or regular daily driving; however, when reinstalling the no-slip I made an error in the alignment of the parts in my rear axle and broke a part of the no-slip. I order replacement part and had it fixed quickly.

On the trails it works flawlessly and really improves traction, since all 4 wheels are driving not just 2; as with open differentials.

I highly recommend this product for daily drivers who want added traction.


B2CARPEN

Web Wheeler
B2CARPEN's Reviews
09-15-2011, 11:41 AM
Price: $450.00
Pros: Simple and effective
Cons: Changes driving characteristics
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Completely makes night vs day difference on the trails compared to open diff or LSD. Simple, effective, and easy to install. No servicing or cables / air hoses to worry about. Worth every dollar!


nwaxtreme
Registered User
nwaxtreme's Reviews
09-05-2011, 01:16 AM
Price: $252.00
Pros: 3 years on daily driver so far no problems. Locks every time.
Cons: None.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Lockrite definitely recommended. Easy to install, easy to take out.


jeepsus
Registered User
jeepsus's Reviews
04-11-2011, 03:00 PM
Price: $400.00
Pros: easy install, easy operation
Cons: can be noisy
Recommended? Yes

Comments: can't go wrong with this upgrade, I have one in my Dana30 and Ford 8.8.


tigrcky
Registered User
tigrcky's Reviews
02-04-2011, 02:27 AM
Price: $150.00
Pros: fast and easy to install
Cons: adds some slop to the driveshaft
Recommended? Yes

Comments: got these on craigs list for 300 for a D30 and D44 brand new, easy to install but it adds slop to the carrier and tends to buck


gst
Registered User
gst's Reviews
10-27-2010, 01:16 AM
Price: $450.00
Pros: Works great. Entering a steep hill sidewas and hanging one front and the opposite rear tire it keeps on climbing. Love it.
Cons: Tends to push you into turns if you are too agressive but nothing too bad.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Locker was easy to install and does the job. Locks up tight and makes no noise.


jebnmikki
Registered User
jebnmikki's Reviews
07-27-2010, 05:38 AM
Price: $55.00
Pros: front axle is locked now
Cons: springs where a little hard to install.
Recommended? Yes

Comments: its nice to have the front axle locked. now for the rear.


manicjester3

Registered User
manicjester3's Reviews
06-15-2010, 09:02 AM
Price: $200.00
Pros: Cheap, does the trick if you're looking for a cheap locker, durable
Cons: clicking can be annoying, on road driveability suffers around corners on occasion
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great way to increase traction for low proce


darren9975
Registered User
darren9975's Reviews
03-20-2010, 06:39 AM
Price: $275.00
Pros: cheap and works well
Cons: loud at times
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Love em, easy to install. A little noisy but I can live with it. I love the extra traction, makes a huge difference.


tommyxj2000
Registered User
tommyxj2000's Reviews

03-10-2009, 07:13 PM
Richmond Gear Powertrax Lockrite
Price: $75.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: i will let you as soon as i get back from getting my axle shafts upgraded.................


h2osprt
Registered User
h2osprt's Reviews

12-20-2008, 12:47 PM
Richmond Gear Powertrax Lockrite
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I put this in my front D30. As of yet I haven't had a chance to use it off road. Will repost after first trip


goldswim5

Registered User
goldswim5's Reviews

11-23-2008, 02:07 AM
Richmond Gear Powertrax Lockrite
Price: $130.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Not as loud as I was expecting it to be, works great for what I paid which wasn't very much at all.



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