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How do I lock my rear differential???

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by zeeya2000, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. Jun 29, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    zeeya2000

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    I own a 1999 pre-runner 3.4l V6. how do i go about locking the rear differential for better traction???
     
  2. Jun 29, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    luk8272

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    If you have the TRD there should be a button somewhere. I haven't had a first gen in a while. Hopefully somone will chime in soon.
     
  3. Jun 29, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    zeeya2000

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    no i dont have that button in my truck its the prerunner not the 4x4. i only have the electronic control transmission button. so what are my options for aftermarket?
     
  4. Jun 29, 2010 at 2:52 PM
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    ARB, Detroit, Trutrac, Auburn. And the like.
     
  5. Jun 29, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    Sirlight

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    Do you want it to be locked forever ? Or do you want the ability to choose ?
     
  6. Jun 29, 2010 at 3:02 PM
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    zeeya2000

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    whats the downfall of it being locked forever?
     
  7. Jun 29, 2010 at 3:04 PM
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    Not good on the road. I think he's hinting at welding the spider gears?


    Or maybe a Detroit? It disengages in the turns automatically.
     
  8. Jun 29, 2010 at 3:07 PM
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    k thanks
     
  9. Jun 29, 2010 at 4:55 PM
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    Full time lockers disengage only when one tire needs to spin faster than the other (ie turning). I have an Aussie locker and love it. No backlash and such like you get with other lockers.
     
  10. Jun 29, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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  11. Jul 1, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    these are nice
     
  12. Jul 1, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    Pink slider.
    IIRC, the way that lockers like the Aussie work are whenever your throttle is open and power is going to the axle, the locker is engaged.

    Whenever you're coasting and no power is going to the axle, the locker isn't engaged.



    You'll be fine with an Aussie. The selectable feature might be nice, until your air line to the diff breaks or the compressor stops working right before you need to be locked.

    IMO, ARBs aren't worth the 3x price tag over an Aussie.
     
  13. Jul 2, 2010 at 4:48 PM
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    Wreckless_71

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    Agree totally. I've ran lock-rights and aussies in everything I've owned. The ARB is too spendy and for me wasn't ever worth it.
     
  14. Jul 2, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    okay thanks guys for that info
     
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