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Old 02-04-2011, 08:10 AM   #1
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Lockers and sway arms...

What conditions are best to use them?

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Old 02-04-2011, 08:12 AM   #2
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Lockers are nice to have anytime offroad.. What is a sway arm?

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Lockers are nice to have anytime offroad.. What is a sway arm?
What's the other button next to the locker button?
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I'm guessing that you mean when should you disconnect your sway bar links because you should be "using" your sway bar all the time.

You would want to disconnect them off road only. It helps to increase your wheel travel to keep all 4 on the ground, so any rock crawling or off camber situations would be best. Somewhere there's a chance of one wheel being way up and one down.

Lockers should also be used off road when additional traction is needed such as rock crawling.
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I'm guessing that you mean when should you disconnect your sway bar links because you should be "using" your sway bar all the time.

You would want to disconnect them off road only. It helps to increase your wheel travel to keep all 4 on the ground, so any rock crawling or off camber situations would be best. Somewhere there's a chance of one wheel being way up and one down.

Lockers should also be used off road when additional traction is needed such as rock crawling.
Bingo. Thanks. Reading the manual, it looks like one press of the button locks the rear, second press locks the front, I assume a third press unlocks them both. So, while crawling just go ahead and lock the front and rear and disco the sway bar links. Is this acceptable for any off roading or is it situational as you said for crawling?
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I believe the front lockers on the Rubicon only operate in 4L (Linda?) so that would limit you to under 25 MPH.

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