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Old 08-04-2011, 08:06 PM
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lockright in dana 30

So I have had my lockright in my Dana 30 for about 3000 miles now. I usually only go 4 wheeling once a week. Its a rough 10 mile trail. My lockright has never poped or made any noise untilled recently. The last time i went out that thing was popping a lot. It seemed like every time i applied torque to the front wheels it would pop once. I recently changed the gear oil in it and made sure nothing was visiolly wrong with it. I did notice some play in the lockright but it had a lot when i put it in brand new.... one question. Is the popping normall and also, the lockright didn't come with the centerpin and i just used the one that came with the Jeep. Is it possible its not a hardened center pin? It almost looked like it might have been wearing a groove into the pin were it rides in between the locker.

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I ran one in my front 30 as well. Never had a sound you are hearing. On the road on a slow right turn I would get some racheting as the teeth ran past each other, but no popping sounds. Might need to pull it and check it out.

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Old 08-08-2011, 12:19 AM
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Hmmm that's weird. Maybe my springs are worn out .... they shouldn't be. I just Quentin wheeling tonight and it really only pops when I'm crawling up something with my wheels cranked left or right. But it still pooped when I was going up a ledge. One wheel came off the ground and it whent pop, pop pop , and then locked up. My wheeled were strait when this happened.
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