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Old 09-07-2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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would it be a good idea to weld on your axle to make a locker? or would i be better off in buying one.

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Old 09-07-2011, 11:44 AM   #2
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Offroad only and trailered to the site you can weld them and be fine but you'll wreck the carrier and it would need replaced to go back. A spool is more like welding and does not unlock, strong and removeable.

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so it wouldnt be ideal for road use?
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Old 09-07-2011, 12:18 PM   #4
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so it wouldnt be ideal for road use?
Ummm... No. Wouldn't be ideal is a vast understatement.
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Old 09-07-2011, 12:21 PM   #5
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alright. how much does a locker usualy cost?
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Depends on what style you want. I'm betting you'll want an auto locker. Is it a rear axle? Because if so, you would really be better off to lock the front axle only. The D35c can't take being locked. It's too weak an axle, in stock form, to handle the added stress of a locker. What size tires do you have?
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Old 09-07-2011, 01:41 PM   #7
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yea id like to have an auto locker for front. ill be getting 33's here soon
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if your going with a locker up front run an Aussie but you'll also want alloy shafts that kill the pointless CAD system. I have a lock right in my 30 and have run aussies and a few other lunch box lockers with out issues up front
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:10 PM   #9
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would i have to take my jeep and the locker and have it put on at a shop?
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No, if you are mediumly mechanically inclined. A lunchbox type locker like aussie or spartan s drop right in pretty much.
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:58 AM   #11
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alright thanks i could probly get it with some help then.
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I've installed an Aussie before, and as Irongrave says, it's pretty straightforward. You'll need a torque wrench though.

Here's an awesome writeup on Aussie installation. It tells you everything you'll need to know.

http://www.4x4xplor.com/aussielocker.html
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Old 09-08-2011, 11:39 AM   #13
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thanks man.
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