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Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« on: Nov 19, 2012, 02:21:43 PM »
I'm trying to decide which to put in the front axle, an Aussie or a spool.  I have the Aisin locking hubs so I am wondering if there will be a difference between the two. I know the Aussie will unlock when I'm turning a corner, but I don't plan on turning a corner on road in 4wd at a high rate of speed.  I know the spool is cheaper also.  Thoughts and opinions are appreciated. Truck is street legal and will be driven on the road at times. Thanks.

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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #1 on: Nov 19, 2012, 02:57:41 PM »
If you plan on ever driving the truck in 4wd on the road regardless of speed, do not put a spool in the front.

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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #2 on: Nov 19, 2012, 03:03:45 PM »
I'd personally go Aussie or look for a used grizzly/Detroit on the classifieds here or on pirate. Spools are hard on everything especially your arms.

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Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #3 on: Nov 19, 2012, 03:27:42 PM »
Aussies are BOMB. Best locker for the price hands down. If you're really considering a spool, you might as well just weld it and save the money :P
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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #4 on: Nov 19, 2012, 06:31:56 PM »
Unless you got HA..i wouldnt do a spool up front..just my 2 cents. Others say otherwise...Aussies kick ass though
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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #5 on: Nov 19, 2012, 08:42:34 PM »
yukon 4.88's and an aussie in a 4 cyl. member out back and I am happy happy! An e-locker would be sweet, but the aussie has been good to me.

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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #6 on: Nov 20, 2012, 09:40:08 AM »
.go with the aussie.

If you lived close to me id show you how much a pain in the ass spools are.  With that alone i usually keep my front arb unlocked unless i need it for an obstacle

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Re: Aussie locker or spool in front axle
« Reply #7 on: Nov 20, 2012, 08:17:59 PM »
I'm running a spool in the front and it sucks, get a locker it's worth it.

 
 
 
 
 

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