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So I am looking for everyones opinion on this one. I have a an 8.8 in the rear and the TTB dana 44 front in my 93 FSB. I am pushing 35's with a 302 and
E4OD. I am putting 4.56's in in the next month and am wondering which locker to put in the 8.8 and which limited to put in the front. I am thinking that I want an electronic locker in the rear as I will be driving this truck on the road a fair amount and wheeling it on the weekends or in the rare chance it snows around here.

Here is what I am thinking: Auburn ECTED in the rear and either a tru-track front or auburn posi. I also found an eaton e-locker for the rear but I don't know if there is any difference.

Someone give me some good advise based on actual use and not just what looks cool or what you sell.......

Ryan
 

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So I am looking for everyones opinion on this one. I have a an 8.8 in the rear and the TTB dana 44 front in my 93 FSB. I am pushing 35's with a 302 and
E4OD. I am putting 4.56's in in the next month and am wondering which locker to put in the 8.8 and which limited to put in the front. I am thinking that I want an electronic locker in the rear as I will be driving this truck on the road a fair amount and wheeling it on the weekends or in the rare chance it snows around here.

Here is what I am thinking: Auburn ECTED in the rear and either a tru-track front or auburn posi. I also found an eaton e-locker for the rear but I don't know if there is any difference.

Someone give me some good advise based on actual use and not just what looks cool or what you sell.......

Ryan
Your almost absolute best would to get an ARB Air-Locker. Anyways, a buddy of mine has the Detroit Tru-Trac to me is just an expensive limitied slip, he was driving down a hill kind of slowly and the front engaged and he didn't want it to. So my mind quickly changed about wanting to buy them. I'd probably just put Detroit Lockers front and rear if you can spend the money, or Air Lockers but a couple of limited slips should do just fine IMO. My brother has ARB's in his Jeep and they are just simply amazing.

Have you looked into spools, or air lockers?
 

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Here is what I am thinking: Auburn ECTED in the rear and either a tru-track front or auburn posi. I also found an eaton e-locker for the rear but I don't know if there is any difference.
There is.

The ECTED is a limited slip/spool, and the E-Locker is an open/spool.

The problem with the two limited slip/spool electronic lockers is when the clutches for the LS wear out, it's completely worhtless and becomes an open differential.

The Eaton E-locker however, doesn't have that problem. The only problem it potentially has is misuse, which can destroy the locking pins, but is reasonably easy to overhaul.
 

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I just put a Detroit Locker in my 8.8 and am loving it. I know the longer the wheelbase you have, the smoother it is for street use. I don't even notice it unless I gas it through a turn, but my boss and his TJ Jeep often makes some serious clunks when maneuvering on pavement. A Bronco should be fine. What I like about the Detroit is that it is simple and dependable.
 

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I just put a Detroit Locker in my 8.8 and am loving it. I know the longer the wheelbase you have, the smoother it is for street use. I don't even notice it unless I gas it through a turn, but my boss and his TJ Jeep often makes some serious clunks when maneuvering on pavement. A Bronco should be fine. What I like about the Detroit is that it is simple and dependable.
I've had one in my 8.8 for years now, and I love it. I vowed I'd never own another truck without one... well, that turned out to be a lie, but only because I'd spent my detroit money for my next truck on a pair of ARBs for the d60/sterling. :duh
 
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