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Old 03-04-2013, 02:58 PM   #1
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Eaton VS Aussie Lockers

I have been looking at lockers and I am compairing the Eaton and the Aussie. I have looked at both and I can see a differance in pictures and price, but do they do the same job?

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Old 03-04-2013, 04:31 PM   #2
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Well I can tell you I have an Aussie and its great. Only clicks while turning and I hardly notice it. One of the best mods I made. Can't argue with the price and reliability. I'd buy it again if I had too.

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Old 03-04-2013, 09:00 PM   #3
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Eaton E-locker? Totally different animal. Aussie is an automatic locker that replaces spider gears. Eaton is a full case locker that replaces your carrier and can be turned on and off.
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Well I can tell you I have an Aussie and its great. Only clicks while turning and I hardly notice it. One of the best mods I made. Can't argue with the price and reliability. I'd buy it again if I had too.
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I recently went D44 with 4.88 and eaton-e front and rear. Very reliable , I absolutely love the on off feature. It's nice not haing a compressor on board for air lockers and the electrical is easy to install on the Easton's. No noise engages in se nods and disengages just as fast.
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I have the Aussie and have no complaints. Jeep now goes where it wouldn't before.
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Old 03-05-2013, 12:14 PM   #7
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Eaton E-locker? Totally different animal. Aussie is an automatic locker that replaces spider gears. Eaton is a full case locker that replaces your carrier and can be turned on and off.
I'm confused by your comment on Aussie being an "automatic" locker. Is that related to the locking mechanism itself? I always thought of my Aussie lockers as "select-able" like the Eaton, but I'm guessing you are referring to a different aspect of it's function...
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If you have a "lunchbox" locker (and Aussie is one) in the front axle, it engages automatically when you put the vehicle in 4wd and push the accelerator. I say that because it disengages when you let off the gas. It's automatic, unlike the Eaton or others where you have to flip a switch or pull a cable to engage. I hope this answered your question.

If you have one in the back, it engages in 2 or 4wd when you push the accellerator.
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When you are thinking "Aussie", are you thinking of the Australian ARB locker? If so, I get your post...
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Old 03-05-2013, 03:24 PM   #10
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When you are thinking "Aussie", are you thinking of the Australian ARB locker? If so, I get your post...
Doh!

Trying to work & surf... You are correct sir.
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Well I have an auto AUSSIE in the front & a Eaton in the rear.I just got to try my Eaton for the first time a few wks ago & love it.Its soo quiet & I love that I can turn it on & off,unlike the Aussie.

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