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Open Differntial Conversion

I recently found out that I have an open rear differential. How hard is it to convert it to a limited slip differential? Thanks in Advance

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to change to a limited slip you will have to replace the complete carrier assy. Auburn gear and several others make these for your application.I suggest lock right or detroit easy locker, i think they offer a kit for your carrier.Very easy to install but it will make it a true posi when the throttle is applied. Unless they have changed their design the function and reliability are great. I have used both in hybrid jeeps

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I aggree if your going to swap out the carrier of the diff. Might as well go with a locker or a tru trac or something along that lines. Don't waste the money for a limited slip.


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Give Raul a call at Stealth Automotive. He is a stand up guy to deal with! I too HAD an open diff! No more 1 wheel wonder for me! I love my Detroit Truetrac.

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I aggree if your going to swap out the carrier of the diff. Might as well go with a locker or a tru trac or something along that lines. Don't waste the money for a limited slip.
Scott my Truetrac is a limited slip and I don't consider it a waste of money!

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Scott my Truetrac is a limited slip and I don't consider it a waste of money!
I thought you got a locker.


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Scott my Truetrac is a limited slip and I don't consider it a waste of money!
I am going to say thet he was talking of swaping in a stock, clutch style center.
I agree with you the trutrac is the best way to do it with out doing an air or electric locker.
Ill be doing it to my Lightning and my F250
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