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Old September 16th, 2011, 01:26 PM   #1
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i have a 14 bolt ff axle and my dads friend into offroading said because the spider gears on a 14bolt ff axle are so big one easy way to lock it is to weld it but idk how to weld a rear axle so anyone with some info on how to do it correctly so it wont break would be great.
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Old September 16th, 2011, 01:39 PM   #2
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google "orb of traction" first result is a post on Pirate4x4 that shows step by step.
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Old September 16th, 2011, 01:42 PM   #3
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ill list step by step on how to do such a complicated task.

step 1. in your address bar type in www.google.com
step 2. in the google search bar type in..... welded 14 bolt.
step 3. click on first link that comes up in the search.
step 4. click on images on top left tool bar of google.
step 5. this isnt a hard job and has been done a million times. google is your friend.
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Old September 16th, 2011, 02:23 PM   #4
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i was just curious if this was the way to go since lockers are so damn expensive lol
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Old September 16th, 2011, 02:25 PM   #5
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I think everyone we know with a 14 bolt has it welded. Including mine, I was just lucky enough to have bought it that way.........


Be nice Ian! At least he posted it in the right spot!
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Old September 16th, 2011, 10:17 PM   #6
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thats what my dads friend said too but ieveryone always says 14 bolt locked lol
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Old September 21st, 2011, 10:23 AM   #7
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My friend that had my blazer before me had a detroit locker in the rear and it started acting up....so we got the welder out and weld the ratching part to the main piece. It's been like that for 6 yrs!!! No problems and anything coming apart.
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Old September 21st, 2011, 10:30 AM   #8
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I think everyone we know with a 14 bolt has it welded. Including mine, I was just lucky enough to have bought it that way.........

Your welcome!! Just glad it was the welded one and not my Deroit locker in that axle.
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