View Full Version : locker for an s10
12-08-2005, 03:15 PM
which locker would you recommend for an 84 s10 4x4 with a 2.8 litre gay6! should i lock the front or the rear and which type would be recommended for cheapest price but still driveable on road
It's Five O'Clock Somewhere
12-08-2005, 03:35 PM
There is all kinds of lockers for that but will be pricey. I would recommend a welded rear, which will chew tires, just like a locker,There is a soft locker but they do wear heavily with street use.Most of the time a true POSI will be the best answer as it is almost un-noticeable on the street,and still dig in good on the trails.
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12-08-2005, 03:39 PM
I recomned lincon. rear ends for those trucks are a dime a dozen
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12-08-2005, 03:46 PM
Lincon, miller, and hobart all make great lockers:D
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12-08-2005, 04:15 PM
miller and hobart are the same, like chevy and gm
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12-08-2005, 05:42 PM
Save your money up and get a real truck. This four byin stuff is progresive, and you can only go so far with an s10. Then all the money spent is wasted as you progres to the next step.
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12-08-2005, 07:19 PM
mmmmmm miller time
12-08-2005, 07:41 PM
weld the back
(I've been thinking about doing that so let me know if it breaks)
the only worry is axle hop as they are small axles
if my truck is handicapped do i get to park by the door?
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12-08-2005, 08:29 PM
see jethro's truck.
see my truck.
see digger, redneck justices, heavy's, u-can's... all of these started out stock.. it don't matter what you start with, the axles never stay stock, the engines don't stay stock, tranny and t-cases rarely stay stock... so what does it matter what ya start with? it's going to get changed out anyways...
weld it if it's not the primary truck, you can likely get a cheapie slEZ-e locker for like 2-300
Zuk's on Ice.
12-09-2005, 08:29 AM
If you weld the rear you can't run all terrains you will brake axles
on the road . Welded up the rear of a friends a couple of years ago
when the axle broke it slid out (remember it's a C-Clip axle) and scared the crap out of him . With muds they don't get as much traction on pavement and it seems to be better but I still wouldn't trust to much in it
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