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rear diff locking when mudding?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by gacandido2010, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Feb 28, 2011 at 9:54 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    i like to play with my truck in the mud but never deep mud and ive never used my rear diff lockers. should i be using them? and if i do will i be able to go in deeper mud?:wink:
     
  2. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:00 PM
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    It will help, but if you lose momentum... your done for.
     
  3. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    wut happens if u go past 5mph? just wonderin cause it says not to
     
  4. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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  5. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:04 PM
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    umm maybe a stupid question but how do you kno when it locks all the way?
     
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    :rofl::D
     
  7. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    The light on the dash becomes solid and not blinking or off.
     
  8. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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  9. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    OP: I did the grey wire mod where mine works in 2wd now. Ive driven like 40 in snow. Only difference is its locked obviously and if you turn on dry pavement you'll ef it up and its harder to turn.
     
  10. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    Well thats the only thing that happens.:D
     
  11. Feb 28, 2011 at 10:40 PM
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    The 5 mph warning is because lockers affect steering and Toyota doesn't need you sueing them because you were stupid and drove into a tree because you tried to turn sharp, while locked, going too fast.
     
  13. Mar 1, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    youll get more traction but not as much as 4x4, just go as deep as u want but when ur stuck have someone to pull u out
     
  14. Mar 2, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    exactly^^ you can hit it a little slower while locked but not as slow as a 4x4 could...
     
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