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Old January 9th, 2009, 07:27 PM   #1
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Default Front Lock Right and winter driving Can I do this?

When I drive my 1994 Supercharged, nv4500 tranny, Atlas 2 transfer case,Trac-Loc dana 30, 32" tires YJ, on slippery roads the front Lock Right locks and unlocks the front as needed. This can make for a wild ride to say the least. Having one or the other side lock and unlock pulls the the Jeep from side to side . Hit the gas it pulls right, let off pulls left. The Jeep has the stock front Dana with the vacuum disco in it. If I were to take the transfer case out of 4 wheel and disconnect the vacuum hoses and plug the ports on the vacuum disconnect so the passenger axle shaft spins free. This way I will only have power to one wheel.

1. Will this cause problems for the Lock Right?
2. Do you think this will cure the problem of being pulled from side to side or will it still do it. only on one side?

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Old February 6th, 2009, 05:35 PM   #2
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no, that would make it worse, dont drive in 4wd
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Old February 7th, 2009, 07:58 PM   #3
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lockers are for off road. they suck on the street in the winter! use 2wd
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lockers are for off road. they suck on the street in the winter! use 2wd
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Old February 9th, 2009, 09:42 PM   #5
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use 2wd and then 4wd i you go into the ditch... when it gets squirly, point toward some nice soft snow, cause a slowdown as people watch you drive out
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When I drive my 1994 Supercharged, nv4500 tranny, Atlas 2 transfer case,Trac-Loc dana 30, 32" tires YJ, on slippery roads the front Lock Right locks and unlocks the front as needed. This can make for a wild ride to say the least. Having one or the other side lock and unlock pulls the the Jeep from side to side . Hit the gas it pulls right, let off pulls left. The Jeep has the stock front Dana with the vacuum disco in it. If I were to take the transfer case out of 4 wheel and disconnect the vacuum hoses and plug the ports on the vacuum disconnect so the passenger axle shaft spins free. This way I will only have power to one wheel.

1. Will this cause problems for the Lock Right?
2. Do you think this will cure the problem of being pulled from side to side or will it still do it. only on one side?

What do you think?

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Trac-Loc dana 30


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Lock Right

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my 1994 Supercharged, nv4500 tranny, Atlas 2 transfer case,Trac-Loc dana 30, 32" tires
doesn't matter when considering the question, except for the Trac-loc part.


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