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detroit, eaton or arb?

1533 Views 15 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  Jerry Bransford
iLooking into a new 44 which of the three would be best for mostly street driven rig and snow ?
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If you go ARB be careful of your air lines. In the last year I've seen several of my buddies blow an air line and lose their locker for the rest of the day. I'm pretty sure a few of them went ahead and upgraded to steel braided air lines.
i've heard that about plastic lines but my rear locker plastic line has rubbed through the undercoating and the paint on my gas tank skid plate. nothing but bare shiny metal. the best part is i can't even tell on the line where it rubbing.

could it be that there lines were ripped out from being over extended?
i've been runnng ARB'a coming up on 15 years and have had 1 (one) problem. this year i ran over a large branch (3 in diameter) and it ripped the stock blue plastic line out right at the fitting. unfortunately you can not reuse the compression fitting so one had to be ordered. now i carry a spare compression fitting along with a splice kit just in case.
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