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Old December 17th, 2009, 10:18 AM   #1
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Mine is fubared..

Found this

Anyone use these? I like the design and the freedom to select if it's in or not.
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Old December 17th, 2009, 12:45 PM   #2
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That's basically #1 solution aside from fixing the CAD.
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Old December 17th, 2009, 12:46 PM   #3
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I took mine off the axle this fall to replace axle seals and noticed the housing was in bad shape... Now it's taking about 2 blocks to engage.

I think I'll order one
Or start driving my dakota again
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Old December 17th, 2009, 02:05 PM   #4
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I had found that my vacuum lines rusted out and the piston was siezed on that white dodge of mine, ended up replacing all of the hard lines and new rubber lines, and then some lube in both sides of the piston and worked it back and forth with a vacuum pump several times, then it worked fine.
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Old December 17th, 2009, 06:46 PM   #5
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I have the posi lock on mine and love it. Once it is adjusted it works great. When the weather is real shitty i just leave the axle locked and use the tcase lever when i need 4x4.
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Yea my housing is the main problem. Well and it's slow.... But when I took it apart this fall I noticed where the bottom two bolts go in to the unit was almost gone at the time didn't have a lot of cash so I just put large washers on it. Now I'll fix it rite.

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I've installed 2 different posi lok's. They work well but I found that they are set up right at the end of the cable stroke to engage properly. On one, we ended up removing 1 "e" ring and grinding away part of the fork. Then it had lots of engagement.
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Good info thanks everyone
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I have the posi lock on mine and love it. Once it is adjusted it works great. When the weather is real shitty i just leave the axle locked and use the tcase lever when i need 4x4.
Used this technique works great

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Old December 28th, 2009, 02:49 PM   #11
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There is also a one piece axle you can get that eliminates the disconect. Then the only thing that goes in or out of 4x4 is the transfer case.
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Yea, I wanted to option of taking the front axle in and out still. This system works very well.
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