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ARB locker question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Lentsnh, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Jun 3, 2009 at 5:38 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    Can you still make it work even if you have an Auto LSD on a Prerunner?


    What about actaually making it LOCK?? air compressor............
     
  2. Jun 3, 2009 at 7:47 PM
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    LSD gets removed, the locker + an OBA system gets installed to make it lock.......
     
  4. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    oba?
     
  5. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    On-board Air
     
  6. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:04 PM
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    On Board Air
     
  7. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    DDD

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    You need an air tank, compressor and the air lines to connect it all.

    The air pressure engages the locker.
     
  8. Jun 3, 2009 at 8:29 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    theres alot of money to go with the ARB locker isn't there
     
  9. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:25 AM
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    About $800 for the locker alone.

    The on board air system is seperate.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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    yea its def not cheap. I want one bad on my truck!
     
  11. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:42 AM
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    You don't need a tank. I have the rear locker and the CKMA12 in my truck and I can air up tires just fine.
     
  12. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:49 AM
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    i also looked at just swapping my rear end for a used rear with the factory locker. It was like over 2k
     
  13. Jun 4, 2009 at 4:28 AM
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    You have an 06...

    Do you have the Auto LSD w/ Atrac/VSC stuff?
    Or
    Do you have the mechanical LSD?

    If you have the mechanical LSD (inside the diff), and you install the ARB in the rear.....the LSD will need to be removed. You'll need to buy new gears and you'll need a complete ARB install & gearing setup for the rear end.

    Yes, the ARB needs air to actuate. You can get a small cheaper setup (for example) ARB has a small compressor that serves the purpose well. You can get a better/larger air compressor to supply a tank of air (so you can air up your tires) OR you can even get a liquid CO2 setup to operate the ARB (do some research on this).

    For starters, I'd highly recommend getting a small air compressor (like the ARB) and hook it all up. Easy & quick.
    And if you want a full blown onboard air system - you can do that later on when you've had time to research how you want to set that up. THere's a bit more complexity in installing onboard air systems and you don't want to jump in too quickly.
     
  14. Jun 4, 2009 at 11:30 AM
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    Cheaper than the ARB + the goodies?
     
  15. Jun 4, 2009 at 12:26 PM
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    The ARB setup is not cheap but its well worth it, If your goin to wheel your truck
     
  16. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:16 PM
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    My rear locker cost me $1260 installed.
     
  17. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    I am around $1300
     
  18. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    not to sure, after seeing how much they were I stopped looking at them...for now. ha
     
  19. Jun 4, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    I paid right around $1175 for my ARB + Compressor. That includes all the parts and labor.
     
  20. Jun 4, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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