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Yup, what you are wanting is a Locker or Limited Slip Differential. Variety of makes, models, and brands for almost every axle in existence.

And to answer your other question. 2 wheels turning is better.
 

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1BLKJP said:
And to answer your other question. 2 wheels turning is better.
and 4 wheels is even better than 2.
 

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Anyone using the Aussie Lockers on that site? I havent found anything for that good of a price. I might look into these sometime in the future.
 

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You can't beat the price, and they hold up extremely well. A friend of mine has been using them for the past 3 yrs. without any problems. He has also wheeled all over CO, UT, and TX. They work flawlessly.
 

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Hey vector how does it handle on the steet. How's the handling and corners? What exactly does it do in the rain? Is it practicle as an every day driver. I drive 30 miles to work everyday and am wondering should i lock front and rear or just get a winch? Should i even lock and dana 30/35? Are things more prone to breaking? thanks....
 

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I dont know much about lockers. But will it just lock them while in 4hi and 4lo or are they locked into 4 wheel drive all the time. I know in 2wd both my back wheels spin and right now I have open diffs so its no good when I get stuck. So is there anything special id have to do if these are installed to get all wheels spinning?
 

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Hey vector how does it handle on the steet. How's the handling and corners? What exactly does it do in the rain? Is it practicle as an every day driver. I drive 30 miles to work everyday and am wondering should i lock front and rear or just get a winch? Should i even lock and dana 30/35? Are things more prone to breaking? thanks....
I drive it every day of the week.. the front aussie is invisable on the street just a very faint clicking while turning.

the rear is a Dana 44 and with the aussie there is a slight learning curve ... theres a slight pull to one side or the other when releasing the clutch, and when shifting.. but nothing you dont get used too..

in the rain I havent noticed any difference .. if anything at all its more predictable than when i was open in the rear..

I dont think I would lock a D35 rear... but definatly do the front

I do know the lockers were a vast improvement in 4 wheeling..

the obstacles i used to have to power thru or over with alot of wheel speed, now i can just crawl over..

its amazing where you can go when all the wheels are pulling instead of just 1 front and 1 rear
 

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Im not in any danger if i just lock the front am i? Why is a dana 30 better to lock than a dana 35? Should i go with at least a limited slip in the rear or leave it open?
 

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The D-35 is the weakest link, and can be broken with stock tires. However, I have also seen people run 35" tires on them, with lockers, and a deep V-Klune underdrive, and finally break an axle after 3 yrs. of wheeling. I think a lot of it has to do with how hard you wheel it.

To answer your other question, yes, most stock Jeeps have open diffs. The ones that come with the D-44 rear, usually have limited slip, with the exception of the Rubicons, which have selectable air lockers.
 

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Yup, what vikng said. If you are only going to run 31 or 32" tires then locking up your D35 can be doable. Just watch your wheel spin and hopping with it. There are a lot of people that wheel the 35 without breaking it, but odds are you are going to want to move up to 33's, 35's etc... at some point in time and that's where the breakage really starts to exponential increase the chances.

I think that someone else also said that the front locker is barely noticeable which is very true. The only time the front locker is going to engage itself if when there is power being put to it. Not just when it's free spinning while you are in 2wd. It has something like 18 degrees of rotation before it locks itself up and same with the rear aussie/lockrite etc....
 

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I dont know much about lockers. But will it just lock them while in 4hi and 4lo or are they locked into 4 wheel drive all the time. I know in 2wd both my back wheels spin and right now I have open diffs so its no good when I get stuck. So is there anything special id have to do if these are installed to get all wheels spinning?
Two types of lockers:

Full time and selectable:

The full time ones are on all the time 2wd 4wd etc...

the selects are on only when you push a button or the like.

For the most part a full time locker in the front axle will be un-noticeable 99% of the time. In the rear, it will sometimes let you know its there.

Thus just find one that fits your budget and if your have the know how install it, if not have a 4x4 shop do it. Cost ranges from $200 up $800 per locker and figure say another 200-300 for the install. and you might as well change gears while your in there.. so add in another 500 for gears.
 

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Well i dont think im gonna change gears with 31inch tires. I dont plan on going any bigger than that. Now that we have said not to lock up the D35 rear, what should i throw in the front? Is an Aussie the best, what about lock-rite? Or power-tracs hows that? I dont want to break the bank when i can get a winch for less money!
 

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Aussie
2 yr warranty
- no tire size limitations
> 248.00 shipped to your door

Install is quite simple
 
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