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post #1 of 4 Old 03-04-2006, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
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Detroit E-Z Locker, Dana 30 Front

Would like to hear any good or bad advice on the Detroit E-Z Locker for the Dana 30 in the front. I would like to install this but have no info on performace.

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-04-2006, 10:30 AM
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just a bump i to am curious, how does it compare to a lock-rite
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-04-2006, 12:07 PM
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EZ Locker and a Lockrite are basically the same thing...

Detroit makes one and Powertrax makes the other...

they're both "invisible" in the D30 in 2HI, and perform the same in 4HI or 4LO...

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Mine is not invisible on the front. Since there is no hub locks in the front, the axle turns. You will notice some pull and an occasional bang from the front in 2HI. It is drivable as a daily driver. Just every now and then they will unload with a bang on the street.
When in 4X don't plan on turning very well. You will be able to climb anything straight up but I found out that if you are in deep sand and want to turn at any speed, you just keep on going straight up and over. - Learned that the hard way.
I am going to remove mine and go to a selectable locker, either air or electric, in the front so I can unlock them when I need to in 4X.
Installation was fairly easy and can be done in a driveway without having to reset up the gears.

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