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Old 01-22-2013, 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Evrgrnmtnman View Post
Are you saying that a Tru Trac is more enclined to break axle shafts than a Lockrite?
It's better than an auto locker, but they are not fully transparent like an open diff.

My $0.02 is that selectable lockers are the only thing safe for front diffs on snowy roads. That's a personal thing, some people are comfortable with limited slips.

I decided to sell my Air Lockers because in the front especially it took up quite a bit of volume in the housing and didn't leave much room for lube (less than a quart IIRC). I don't do enough rock crawling to see the benefit of a front locker but do spend a lot of time in 4WD high and in 2WD with hubs locked.
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