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Old 10-01-2012, 11:55 AM   #1
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Detroit EZ Locker in Dana 30

If I drop a Detroit EZ Locker into my Dana 30, will I have problems when I drop in a V8 next year? Is it a bad idea? If so what locker would hold up? This would be with 33" tires max.

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Old 10-01-2012, 12:14 PM   #2

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If you're talking about the 162SL60B Detroit then you should be good. That's a full case locker and good for some abuse. I'd be more concerned about the D30 itself (shafts, tubes, u-joints, etc) than the locker in that case.
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