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Old January 29th, 2008, 03:36 PM   #1
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Whats better a lock right or an aussie for a dana 30 for my xj. Also if I can only by one right now which should I buy the front or the rear? Any thoughts would be great.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 04:04 PM   #2
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I've had an Aussie Locker in my Dana 30 (up front) in my '94 Wrangler for 3 years now and am really happy with it. My plan was to put a selectable locker in my Dana 35 (out back) at a later date. Even tho the locker up front works really well I still want that selectable out back...sometime.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 04:14 PM   #3
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If you are only going to have one, I would pick the rear to lock. Won't affect steering, and will work in two wheel drive also. Most weight is usually on the rear axle anyways (hill climbs, etc.) so it seems like the one to lock first. I don't really know what makes an Aussie different than a lock right. I've had a lock right in my front Dana 30 for years and have had no problems. The lock right in my rear axle eventually wore out the teeth and slipped until I took it out.
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Old January 29th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #4
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i have a lock right in my front axle (d44) and a aussie locker in the rear axle (8.8) they look and work pretty much identically, the lock right i just put in a couple weeks ago, but the aussies been in my bronco for nearly 4 years and has held up great, i had it out for the gear swap at the same time we did the front (of course) no noticable wear
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Old January 29th, 2008, 04:56 PM   #5
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I've heard great things about the aussie's...plus they're cheap to boot!
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