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Old 03-27-2012, 07:41 PM
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Home made posi lock.

Hello all :Wavey:
Anyone out there running a home made posi lock?
If so could you tell me a little about it how to make my out and how it works?

I drive a 92 Yj straight six 3inch lift 33x12.50x15 tires.
Well a little bit ago I was trailing with a few buddy's, when I engage 4WD
And it get stuck, nothing deep just a small mud pit.
After studying my rig, I've noticed my front wheels aren't spinning, I've also learned this could be from vacuum lines failing.
And posi lock gets rid of that.
I'm a little low on money.
Ive just been wondering if I should buy it
Or make it.Any ideas?

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Old 03-28-2012, 07:35 AM   #2
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If the vac line is not working the front will not work. You could either fix it, do a cable conversion, or swap in a one piece shaft.
By posi are you meaning weld the spiders so it is like a spool, if so don't you won't be able to turn on road. You could either do a lunch box locker or a full carrier swap.

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Old 03-28-2012, 10:31 AM
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No I mean the posi lock that you can engage from the inside when you engage 4WD
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Ok you can get an ox or an arb for the Dana 30 but that will not help if the vac disco is not working
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Springfield, he's talking about the Posi-Lok. The cable actuated replacement for the vacuum disconnect. There's a homemade way to build one, which is what he's asking for.

Here, Stay Cold. This should help you out.
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Springfield, he's talking about the Posi-Lok. The cable actuated replacement for the vacuum disconnect. There's a homemade way to build one, which is what he's asking for.

Here, Stay Cold. This should help you out.
Thanks mitchness, appreciate it!
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Ok never heard it called posi lock. That has always ment in the diff to me
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Ok never heard it called posi lock. That has always ment in the diff to me
Sorry my phone corrects lok to lock.
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I actually built my own cable lock for this situation just last week. Are you still having problems? If so just let me know and i can post pictures
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I don't know why the cable operated ones you can buy are so expensive. I made one out of crap I had laying around in my garage that works awesome. Fourwheeler brake cable, a spring, a fourwheeler brake handle, some bolts and I'm in business. Just take some time and look at how it works..very simple really. Vaccum pulls diaphram connected to rod that moves shift fork. I was going to by a posi-lok cable until I saw how much it was for basically nothing. I'm not keeping that go cart axle up front for long so spending any more than 5 bucks on it is out of the question...

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