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Old 07-25-2010, 11:15 PM   #1
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Im thinking of getting ARB lockers, but first need to convert my front end to 4x4 capable. What are pro's and con's of having these?
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locks the rear differential. use search button at the top
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Old 07-25-2010, 11:32 PM   #3
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I know what they do haha. I mean, from that brand, are there any faults to them or no?
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Old 07-25-2010, 11:34 PM   #4
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I know what they do haha. I mean, from that brand, are there any faults to them or no?
well for one thing converting it to 4x4 is a big pain in the ass from what i have seen and heard and these are from guys who REALLY wheel... there opinion was take the truck back to get a 4x4.... to much trouble with t-case adaptor, front drive shaft, adaptor for front drive shaft, the T-case itself.... not to mention its SHIT LOAD OF MONEY..!! lol im sooner or later gonna lock the rear end myself as well...
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well you have to make your truck have on board air to make the locker ingauge
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well for one thing converting it to 4x4 is a big pain in the ass from what i have seen and heard and these are from guys who REALLY wheel... there opinion was take the truck back to get a 4x4.... to much trouble with t-case adaptor, front drive shaft, adaptor for front drive shaft, the T-case itself.... not to mention its SHIT LOAD OF MONEY..!! lol im sooner or later gonna lock the rear end myself as well...
no...people who are afraid of a little work say this




cons are the ARB set up is expensive...pros are...its probably the single best selectable locker on the market

and yes...you have to put a compressor and air tank somewhere to operate the locker...but that aint no big thing...its a useful upgrade
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sandman i have the money to do it, the knowledge, and the people to help(if u want to to) but finding the parts is my worry. achirdo i thought arb has all the things for the lockers such as the pump for them?
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and yes...you have to put a compressor and air tank somewhere to operate the locker...but that aint no big thing...its a useful upgrade
no need to worry the 4x4 is gonna happen. but as far as this quote, how big is the air tank?
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dunno...i dont have one...
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no...people who are afraid of a little work say this




cons are the ARB set up is expensive...pros are...its probably the single best selectable locker on the market

and yes...you have to put a compressor and air tank somewhere to operate the locker...but that aint no big thing...its a useful upgrade
really?? how so...??? it looks like A LOT of work to be honest then again i have never done it ... didnt mean to thread jack but can u explain what kinda of work needs to be done???
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sandman i have the money to do it, the knowledge, and the people to help(if u want to to) but finding the parts is my worry. achirdo i thought arb has all the things for the lockers such as the pump for them?
it should. just makin sure u were aware that u need on board air.
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ya, i knew it. maybe you could answer this... how big are the air tanks or is it just a straight line to the lockers?
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i have a 1 gallon tank and my compressor is regulated to 90 psi, the locker will hold that pressure for about an hour.
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i dunno... trying to find this stuff out along the way
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and i believe you can use a compressor without a tank. arbs is over priced, get a viar with a 1gal tank
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ya, easy to install or would you suggest getting it done by the offroad shop down the street?
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depends on the shop, it requires a good bit of skill. are you getting it for the front or the rear?

if its a 4 wheel parts, i have to say hell nooo!

itll be a lil more expensive but id reccomend you remove either the rear third or before installing the front clamshell diff (depending on what half you want it) and shipping it to east coast gear supply, they are in my opinion the best when it comes to gears axles ect... http://eastcoastgearsupply.com/ or ask for Chase at 919-672-2705. i know some of the people that work there, they are pretty much the cheapest you can get and if im not mistake i think they do price match if they arent already cheaper
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