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Ross
07-09-2006, 01:33 AM
so ive gotten over caring if i roll my truck and i have the steel at my house to build my roll cage when i get around to it, sooo i wanna be able to go anywere and want to lock the front diff to help me get there

what kind of options do i have?
can i just weld it up? and if i do am i gonna start breaking more stuff that way?

Jroc
07-09-2006, 06:52 AM
dont weld the front unless its only going to see dirt, if you want to be able o drive it around town (dd) you might want to invest in a selectable locker, air/electric

blower
07-09-2006, 01:21 PM
weld it all around,front and rear,when your on pavement it doesn't matter hubs aren't locked,when your wheeling you'll biuld up all your arm and shoulder muscles from trying to turn.oh yea if your backs welded keep your corners wide your rear tires will last longer.

shockless
07-09-2006, 01:59 PM
what is it, first of all?

Ross
07-09-2006, 02:14 PM
well since i posted in the suzuki part i think that narrows it down a tad :P

its an 85 samurai
and it has a rear spool in it, so i know about tire scrub and wear already

Ross
07-10-2006, 01:07 AM
so ive got one saying weld and one saying not to

im no further along than i was befor :(
any more opinions?

dlo
07-10-2006, 01:12 AM
weld it if it blows up chuck yota stuff under it and never worry again

Ross
07-10-2006, 01:22 AM
yea....but money dosent grow on trees were i come from
soo id like somthing slightly reliable

if welded is just gonna end up breaking and casuing problems then thats not what i want and ill go another route, but if it works fine then ill be all over that like a fat kid on cake

youngun
07-10-2006, 10:47 AM
stock axles? How big of tire?

Ross
07-10-2006, 07:55 PM
yes stock axles, 33" tires

youngun
07-10-2006, 08:04 PM
stock axles and 33's welded up and your axleshafts will be pooched.

If you were running 31" with welded front you MIGHT get away with it.

230
07-10-2006, 08:07 PM
I have heard of a one but cant remember the name,sorry.But TO has a soft locker he likes,ask him.

boyzen
07-10-2006, 09:44 PM
snap crackle pop

exo_toy
07-10-2006, 09:56 PM
um, "reliable" and "welded zuki front w/33's" dont go together.

sj-x 500
07-10-2006, 10:38 PM
not even fucking close. i anihilited tracker rear shafts with a welded rear and 31's. but i have a habbit of driving up trees though...

don't weld teh front you'll hate the lack of turning.

exo_toy
07-11-2006, 12:00 AM
bingo

Ross
07-11-2006, 12:17 AM
alright weld = bad

so who makes/sells a good aftermarket ones?

Gaybait
08-02-2006, 01:35 PM
just weld it u pussy :)

EIEIO
08-02-2006, 02:04 PM
Dont weld the front, if yuour looking for something reliable, just leave it open. Spooled rear and 7psi will get you basically anywhere you need to go. If you need to lock up the front you may want to look at a toy axle swap.

StinkFinger
08-02-2006, 02:11 PM
i would throw in a lock right and some BREEZE birf rings should last awile the lack of turning radius is'nt such an isue in a zuki because there so short what kind of 33 are you running if its a basic mud terain you should be fine if you go for a locker dont be cheep get the one with the new side gears

StinkFinger
08-02-2006, 02:12 PM
oh yeh and fuck off newby sites full

EIEIO
08-02-2006, 02:48 PM
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