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Jls1098 02-07-2013 10:23 AM

Lunchbox or Detriot Locker
 
Hi All, I'm a new tj owner in here, and need your wise-ness. I was told my 01 had either a lunchbox or Detroit locker in my rear. Is there a way to tell without tearing it apart. The former owner said it had 456 gear front and rear. Is this enough info to figure this out. Thank

Cons_Table 02-07-2013 10:34 AM

It is possible that it could be "both". Detroit makes a full case locker as well as a lunchbox locker. The only way to really determine what your jeep has is to pull the diff cover off. If you decide to do this (which is a very simple task) here are pictures of what to look for.

This is a Detroit EZ locker. It is Detroit's lunchbox. Just about every lunchbox will look the same.
http://www.dirtroadmagazine.com/lmez-4.jpg

This is the Detroit Softlocker...their full case locker.
http://datsun510.arizonagt.org/k5/Truck/detroit.jpg

Jerry Bransford 02-07-2013 10:39 AM

Pray you have the well behaved/strong/bulletproof Detroit Locker and not the EZ-Locker. :)

Jls1098 02-07-2013 11:53 AM

thanks guys, guess I'll unbolt and see what's there.


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