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Diff Lock Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Rockstar Junkie, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:31 PM
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    Rockstar Junkie

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    I bought an 06 Tacoma TRD Sport last week. I just noticed that there is no rear diff lock switch on the dash panel. It has 4 wheel drive and everything. Am I missin something? Did some not come with the option?
     
  2. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:33 PM
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    getting there....
    the sport has an limited slip diff.....not the rear locker. the only trucks that have the locker are the trd offroad models.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:35 PM
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    Rockstar Junkie

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    Thanks so much.... I thought i got wambuzzled! HAHA! Thanks bro!
     
  4. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:36 PM
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    getting there....
    no prob man!!:)
     
  5. Aug 20, 2008 at 8:51 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    would be a nice add on though.
     
  6. Dec 1, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    Can anyone tell me how much that would cost? (OEM locker)
     
  7. Dec 1, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    when i was looking at first gens.....at the sr5 models with out the diff lock..............i was quoted around $2300 or so from the dealer.
     
  8. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    Rooty

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    Wow that's pretty steep! :eek:

    They would no doubt want more for the 2nd gens too.

    Maybe I'll just buy a come along instead :D
     
  9. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    getting there....
    look into an arb airlocker........probably a good bit cheaper....and better than the factory locker.
     
  10. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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    Yeah...Ditto. The stock locker requires a different rear axle and the work to wire it plus paying for OEM parts.
    The ARB air locker is still expensive but not nearly as much...and it doesn't require a whole new rear end.
     
  11. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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  12. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    Quoted and Repped for truth!!
     
  13. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:17 PM
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    getting there....
    x2.......sorta anyway.:D:D
     
  14. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    Thanks I'll do that.

    Though it will have to wait awhile because my credit card is currently a molten pool of plastic after all the crap I've been buying for the new rig!
     
  15. Dec 1, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    getting there....
    that tends to happen.......credit cards need a relax session once in a while!:D
     
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    Yeah...They do need that now and again. I just melted mine down pretty hard yesterday...and it wasn't even on Truck parts...:eek:
     
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