Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum > Locker question

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread: Locker question Reply to Thread
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
07-22-2013 02:20 AM
JeffnKrista07 We have an '11 JK with ESC and am thinking about getting a rear locker. It is a daily driver, and I'm not going rock-crawling with it but want something to help out in less than ideal conditions. Any suggestions?
07-20-2013 03:45 PM
ddferdt Thanks for the help guys! Will probably get a locker now ::
07-20-2013 03:20 PM
roadyrob if you still have the front axle disconnect you'll be fine. if you have tj shafts or have permalocked the disco you will need a selectable locker.
07-20-2013 02:37 PM
reno92 Increase in traction is not the only consideration in snow as you will find in a locked rear end that breaks loose around every turn. Lockers on the front will turn at the same speed so going around a turn the inside tire will need to slip which means you will slide till it catches up, going up hill a locked jeep tends to crab walk (move sideways) and put you in a ditch. Open diffs or LSD's are better in snow, but are no where as good off-road. If you drive a lot in snow but still want lockers for off-road go with selectable lockers like Ox or ARB, you can turn them on or off as needed.
07-20-2013 02:31 PM
jeremyx28 The front locker won't exactly fight you in the snow but you just need to get the trick down for turning. You need to give it throttle thru the turn. Keeping on the gas will keep your outside wheel spinning a little faster to get you thru the turn. I put a locker in my front and it is by far the best purchase I have made for my jeep.....and tires I guess too lol. I got a lock right from Rusty's for $211, if they are still on sale you won't find a better deal. Good luck, you won't regret the purchase.
07-20-2013 12:41 PM
wasomma locker's in the front will increase your traction in almost every conceivable off road situation.
07-20-2013 12:16 PM
Locker question

Been looking into doing a locker up front on my 91. I've heard from some people that it will fight me in the snow. What did they mean by that? Any ideas?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:06 AM.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC