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Old 02-24-2009, 07:52 PM
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1 wheel wonder?

Hey guys im brand new to this forum and diesel's, i have an 02 that i just installed the dp, mbrp, k&n, i was wondering y i only spin 1 wheel, but a couple of my workers 02 spin both? is there any thing i can do to make it 2 wheel???? Thx Andy
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:03 PM
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There are several rear end setups for these trucks. Some with limited slips, and some without, even within the same gear set. That being said, one of two things is happening. Either your rear end is high-mileage and the clutches in the limited slip are all but gone, or your rear end setup is a factory open differential. If the clutches are gone, they're only about $150, and if the rear end is open, then the world is your oyster. Anything from mechanical automatic lockers (Detroit) to electronic selectable lockers (Ected) to just an aftermarket limited slip (True-Trac). Just depends on how much you want to spend.
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:09 PM
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Thx i dont really have that many miles i dont think, 110,000k truck runs great ever sence i bought it with 60k, i just dont know if its open i quess
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Easy way to find out.

Block the front wheels, Put truck in N, Do Not Put the parking brake on.

Then Jack up the diff of the truck so both rear tires are off the ground.
Now spin one tire. If the other tire goes the same way its a posi... Limited slip. This was will work even if your clutchs are really worn which would be at fault for the one tire fire.


Now if the other tire goes in the opposite direction your diff is open. Simple as that.
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Old 02-24-2009, 08:26 PM
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ahh thx bro ya its open then i just changed my tire's last week and i spun them and they went opposite ways. cool thx
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No problem.

Time for a locker!
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Don't feel too bad, I have the stock limited slip in mine and all it ever does anymore is spins 1 tire. Time to splurge for a locker!!!
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