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Old 02-25-2010, 09:12 PM
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My buddy just ordered his front locker on his 4runner (yuck) ARB. Can our trucks take a front locker and if so whats the size of the pumpkin?
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Old 02-26-2010, 02:39 PM
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yes, aussie makes one, I think there are others but I can't think of them off the top of my head. D35
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:33 PM
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If i didn't have a limited slip in the front i would have a locker by now lol. its way better with one but i just can't push myself to buy it
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:41 PM
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I doubt you have a limited slip up front since one does not exist yet. The only chance there is, is torsen who has had rumors of putting one into production but has never happened
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It's possible, but not a good idea. The D35 is a weak axle and the it will destroy CV's left and right when engaged.
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Old 02-27-2010, 06:19 AM
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Worse case scenario, you could always go with a redneck locker on it and weld that puppy up.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:57 PM
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I doubt you have a limited slip up front since one does not exist yet. The only chance there is, is torsen who has had rumors of putting one into production but has never happened
x2. Still waiting on that rumor to come true.
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No. NEVER WELD the front end of a D35. NEVER.
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x2. Still waiting on that rumor to come true.
me too

and just jb weld the front, then it will slip just enough to give you a L/S
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Old 02-28-2010, 10:29 AM
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I doubt you have a limited slip up front since one does not exist yet. The only chance there is, is torsen who has had rumors of putting one into production but has never happened
it has something up front i know its not open but i bought it like that so i have no clue. maybe downey jb welded it, i don't know but i know its not open
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:06 AM
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Sorry man but unless the person you bought it from was able to engineer, fab, and machine the parts needed to make an l/s then you have an open diff. Nobody makes one, or has ever made one. There are a couple of torsen prototypes out there, but i seriously doubt you have one. lol
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Old 02-28-2010, 11:18 AM
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sooo know body makes a locker kit for the IFS in the 01'?????
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I believe Aussie makes an IFS locker for the D35. Almost sure of it.

PM RazorsEDGE, he used to have one up front.
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There are no currently manufactured options for the front of a 98+ Ranger. Regardless of locker or limited slip. Aussie Locker has been out of production for a few months now....they've now only got warranty extras to cover warranty claims. Quaife(sp?) sells a limited slip...but they're OUTRAGEOUSLY priced and should never be considered....you should go SAS if you really buy a Quaife.


BUT...just a few months ago at SEMA '09, Torsen introduced the Torsen T2 limited slip for the 95+ Explorer and 98+ Ranger. It was part of the new products showcase at the show. I haven't seen anything out there yet as far as release dates or availability...but supposedly, it's official that it exists and will soon come out(eh...maybe!?). lol.
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Old 03-01-2010, 12:07 PM
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It's possible, but not a good idea. The D35 is a weak axle and the it will destroy CV's left and right when engaged.
x2, thats why my Aussie is still in its box, anyone want to buy it?
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