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post #1 of 7 Old 03-22-2007, 08:49 PM Thread Starter
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Heavy Duty auto hubs???

hey guys, i was just wondering if i could switch my hubs over to automatic? would they be as strong as manual hubs? ive seen automatics get twisted to pieces...also i have a rear end question, can anyone tell me where i can get a good posi/or locking carrier? and my finalllll question; im picking up a spare T-case..is there anything i can do to beef it up?? keep in mind im trying to get everything as strong as i can...launching my 7720lb truck isnt too easy on everything lol

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Hmm not sure on the hubs. Would need some way to actuate them. I wonder what there is out there for manual to auto aftermarket hubs. Can't help ya sorry

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warn hubs are the best i can think of and if u goto a place that sells them they can tell u if they make the auto locking ones for ur truck.im sure they do


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I don't think you have anything to worry about with the T-case. luke, tubzz, dockboy, and imelmo all run (to the best of my knowledge) stock t-cases. Of course they don't run that much power or very many passes down the track

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thanks guys, my dad had a 97 with automatic hubs, the only reason i wanted automatic is because my truck wont go anywhere in the rain and it would b nice to just click her in to 4 and off i go.

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One up side to not having them is that you can use 2wd low.

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To answer your question there is no such thing as a "heavy duty automatic locking hub". Since your gonna be launching your truck on asphalt (Im assuming drag racing and the asphalt part) you should really get the Warn Premium hubs.

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