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Old 02-21-2006, 02:57 PM   #1
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Best Lunchbox Locker?

I'm in the market for a lunchbox locker, right now I'm considering an Aussie, or a Powertrax Lockright. I'm going to toss it in my 30 (front). I'm curious as to everyones opinion on the best lunchbox locker, first hand experience is preferred. Any other brands I should be considering? I'm really leaning towards the Aussie but they are on backorder for an undisclosed amount of time. Thanks in advance for any guidence that will be provided.

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I've been REAL happy with my lockright - install was easy and it's worked flawlessly. I'm not familiar with the Aussie lockers first hand - but people seem to like them as well.

AFAIK the one to avoid is the Detroit EZ-locker. It has some looser machining tolerances, which causes it to fail more than most other lunchbox lockers.

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I've been REAL happy with my lockright - install was easy and it's worked flawlessly. I'm not familiar with the Aussie lockers first hand - but people seem to like them as well.

AFAIK the one to avoid is the Detroit EZ-locker. It has some looser machining tolerances, which causes it to fail more than most other lunchbox lockers.
I also have installed/wheeled a Lockright. Worked great, never any issues.
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I run lockrights too and haven't had a bit of problem with them. I agree with David and haven't heard anything good about the E-Z Locker.
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Old 02-21-2006, 08:08 PM   #5
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The Aussie is fine but I'd go with the American made Lockrite. The Lockrite has a sterling reputation for reliability and it will be just as "transparent" in 2wd as the Aussie and work identically offroad when in 4wd as well.

I'm actually running a Powertrax (manufacturer of the Lockrite) No-Slip which is like the Lockrite but is designed to be a bit smoother... which in the front axle makes no difference, its additional smoothness is really only noticeable when installed in the rear axle.
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Thanks Jerry, I'm considering the Powertrax as well. I can get a Powertrax for my 30 from Biff for $245 + SH. Not a bad deal if I do say so myself.
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I've been running the Quick Lok by Genuine Gear for a few years now in the rear axle and have been very happy with it.
For the front I'd go with the No Slip.
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I ran a LR for 4 years with about 50,000 miles on it before it started wearing out. I got a Quick Lock to replace it, after a year or so it performed worse that the worn out LR. If you can't swallow the price of a new LR, try to find one second-hand. my front one was second-hand, it was given to me, it worked fine but was by no ,means "transparent". Only during a slow speed/tight turn was it apparent.

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