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#1 rule of an SAS

Discussion in 'Solid Axle Suspension' started by SilverSeven, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. Mar 7, 2011 at 5:42 AM
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    haha that would have been a way cooler post... REWIND
     
  2. Mar 7, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    I am guessing with lockers you want to be simple instead of
    being complicated. Like with ARB you have air compressor and air tubes. The
    less moving part the better.



     
  3. Mar 7, 2011 at 2:17 PM
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    Thats how I feel anyway, others dont mind. The simpler the better as far as I am concerned, if it wasnt impossible to steer locked, I would spool the front!
     
  4. Mar 7, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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  5. Mar 7, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    Ok I am just trying to figure out
    what to do when I get my sh!t regeard,
    Looking to lock the front and back. Because I have sport version which is just
    open. I am wondering if I should get ARB and back Or get ARB/ Detroit in the
    back. So i know if the air compressor fails in the front I know I have a least
    one locker.



     
  6. Mar 7, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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    I would absolutely go detroit in back, i love it. If you can hamdle being a BAMF and squeaky tires every once in a while, Detroit is for you.

     
  7. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    Excellent write up. Much appreciation. Thank you! :thumbsup:
     
  8. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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    The true Detroit locker is always engaged is that correct?
     
  9. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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    No. It locks under power.
     
  10. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:51 PM
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    or a door prize...;):D
     
  11. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    Ok so you lock it by a button? I am sorry for the questions just trying to get all the information on this stuff before i buy. Still learning.
     
  12. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    Ahhh haha. Door prize! Get it? Awesome and WINNING!
     
  13. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:54 PM
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    no. if you're just coasting along it isn't locked. if you're accelerating/holding speed, its locked.
     
  14. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:56 PM
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    ahh ok. thank you for clarifying that


     
  15. Mar 7, 2011 at 3:57 PM
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    No, its a mechanical locker, no wires, no lines, no nothing, just a ratcheting type system that engages when you're on the gas and when you le off it also lets off and the wheels spin free.

    No problem on questions man, i was right there not too long ago, It all about the journey
     
  16. Mar 7, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    SO when you turn a corner do you let off the gas. so you dont break a axle? Or is that what the sounds is you were talking about.
     
  17. Mar 7, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    Well youd have to have a real shitty axle or a helluva lot of power to break an axle on a corner, but yes, you let off around corners for a smooth transition, or you gas it and chirp tires and leeaan!
     
  18. Mar 7, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    I thought the biggest rule was to buy your axle before taking the other off?
     
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    Say youre doing an awful lot of planning for a Manwithoutaplan! :D
     
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