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Do not attempt this mod if you do not know how to drift your truck, or even know how to drive in uncontrolled circumstances. If you live a boring life and never venture onto dirt surfaces at high speed, then this mod is not for you. I assume no responsibility if you perform this mod. Mod at your own risk!!!!


Okay boys and girls. I have been wanting to do this mod for a long time. It was very intimidating because only one other has done it that I know of and very little documentation.

This is the wire you have to find. It lowers the ABS module which it turn operates advance trac Advance trac and ABS sucks for off road. In the sand the ABS could make you kill someone or yourself. I hit the brakes and the pedal goes to the floor.and the brakes do not work. I knocked off my airdam because I was going down a sand dune and when I hit the brakes it just kept going and when I got to the bottom of it we had picked up speed enough to rip the air dam off. So I decided that it was important to do the mod instead of trying to get the fuse out everytime I wanted to hit the dirt. So here we go.

Here is the diagram the Dizzle sent me. This why I call it the Dyzzle mod.
http://youtu.be/m43zEbSpPCo

Yep a wiring diagram will help to locate the pins



Where to tap into on the E locker


And the wire to tap into on the ABS side
Remove the fender well. Find the VT-OR (violet-orange strip) wire. It will be coming out of the rear of the fuse panel under the hood. Test it before cutting it with a test light by turning on the key and removing the fuse. The test ligt should be on with the fuse in and off when you pull it out.



Here is the wires tiddied up and ran through the fire wall. I just cut a small slit in the main wire harness grommet.




Here is the 4wd module. You will need to tap into the BN-VT wire. Do not cut it just tap into it. It is located on the left quick disconnect plug. I just soldered a wire to it.



Then wire the power out of fuse panel, power in to the advance trac and the tap from the hot side of the locker coil to a relay operated by what ever outfitter switch you want.



Here is a video of the final product.

http://youtu.be/m43zEbSpPCo
 

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Well done, glad this was easy for you to figure out, I'm still confused!
 

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Sweet. Basically the same way i did mine. only i didnt want to cut into wires so i actually removed the Fuse in the fuse box (54 i believe) and soldered wire to pin connectors i trimmed down to match the blades on the fuse. So two wires run from the fuse box instead of cutting the wire.
 

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well whne you just remove the fuse and dont wire it up, you lose the elocker this mod allows you to lock the diff reguardless of speed as well as disable the TCS
 

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i see this ending badly in the future. I can read the post topic now. Playing around on the dunes when my ELD went tits up and now my pumpkin is toast. The locker on this truck disables at a certain speed for a reason, sure it probably has 10-20 mph safety net. but still. If you want a true any speed locker you need to install a different diff.

Good luck to this endeavor. Now for the traction control stuff, sure pull the fuse not a problem there. or if you are under 35 just hold button down.

I guess if I wanted to play on the dunes and such i would of bought a raptor.
 

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I got stuck on wet grass & all traction control did was de-fuel the engine & left me with no power
Ya, All Traction control is good for is pavement and from keeping idjits from throwing there back tires into a ditch or fishtailing into another lane of traffic.

Then stability brings you back in-line
 

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i see this ending badly in the future. I can read the post topic now. Playing around on the dunes when my ELD went tits up and now my pumpkin is toast. The locker on this truck disables at a certain speed for a reason, sure it probably has 10-20 mph safety net. but still. If you want a true any speed locker you need to install a different diff.

Good luck to this endeavor. Now for the traction control stuff, sure pull the fuse not a problem there. or if you are under 35 just hold button down.

I guess if I wanted to play on the dunes and such i would of bought a raptor.
Ford doesn't disengage the locker at speeds over 20 to protect the locker. It's just part of the electronic nanny controls that have been added to protect us from ourselves.

And with Manny's truck, he can tow a stock Raptor to the dunes, destroy it in the whoops, and then tow the wreckage back to the dealer. >:)
 

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Ford doesn't disengage the locker at speeds over 20 to protect the locker. It's just part of the electronic nanny controls that have been added to protect us from ourselves.

And with Manny's truck, he can tow a stock Raptor to the dunes, destroy it in the whoops, and then tow the wreckage back to the dealer. >:)

Just re-read some of my manual. So in 2wd or 4 hi it will turn off at 25+ then re-engage when it goes below 25 again, also will not engage if over 50% of pedal is applied.

Now if you are in 4 low it will stay engaged until 65 than it will disengage untill the truck reaches 56. So i guess its safe to say it is good till 65 as long as you are on LOOSE ground. Of couse your would have to be running 4k rpm in 6th to make 65 in low lol.
 

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All I can say is i couldn't leave the wet grass even with the diff lock engaged, had to turn off the traction control & pray
Understand that. My property is all slate rock, and crystals cover with a thin layer of top solid and grass. It is some of the slipperiest stuff i've been on.


I got a buddy that opened up a tire shop. I've always like the toyo, and Firestone destination A/T tire. But he let me have a great deal on these.
10k on them so far. they are friggen awesome. One of the best I've every owned. Ill take them over the Toyo open country any day now. And they are 2/3rds the cost.
 

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Understand that. My property is all slate rock, and crystals cover with a thin layer of top solid and grass. It is some of the slipperiest stuff i've been on.


I got a buddy that opened up a tire shop. I've always like the toyo, and Firestone destination A/T tire. But he let me have a great deal on these.
10k on them so far. they are friggen awesome. One of the best I've every owned. Ill take them over the Toyo open country any day now. And they are 2/3rds the cost.
I looked over at HERCULES tires & notice they don't have street/highway tires. Since my truck is a 2WD, and i do city driving 99.9% i rather have street tires for braking, handling, wet traction, & MPG
 

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I've done some testing on these. Don;t get me wrong there not a street performance or a long haul trucking tire. They hold there own for sure.
1/10 scale.

Dry Pavement(roll) 7
Dry traction 10
Wet braking 9
wet traction 8
Snow 1-6 inch 8.5
snow foot+ 5.5
Gravel 9
mud 7
sand 7.5

Towing 10k 7.5. Little soft untill you put 70 psi or so

for whats its worth
 

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I looked over at HERCULES tires & notice they don't have street/highway tires. Since my truck is a 2WD, and i do city driving 99.9% i rather have street tires for braking, handling, wet traction, & MPG

Yes they do. They have several. Iron man Radilal A/P
Iron man RB LT
and Hercules Terra trac HTC

Also, from what i hear. this was the owner or brother of owner for cooper-tire. Apparently he wanted better tires.
 

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Okay boys and girls. I have been wanting to do this mod for a long time. It was very intimidating because only one other has done it that I know of and very little documentation.

This is the wire you have to find. It lowers the ABS module which it turn operates advance trac Advance trac and ABS sucks for off road. In the sand the ABS could make you kill someone or yourself. I hit the brakes and the pedal goes to the floor.and the brakes do not work. I knocked off my airdam because I was going down a sand dune and when I hit the brakes it just kept going and when I got to the bottom of it we had picked up speed enough to rip the air dam off. So I decided that it was important to do the mod instead of trying to get the fuse out everytime I wanted to hit the dirt. So here we go.
Awesome, thanks for posting this. I've been headed down this path, but I hadn't gotten to identifying the wire colors/labels yet. I do think that I will wire my locker to a separate switch so that I can control it separately. I may decide that I want the TC off but not have the locker on. Thanks again.
 

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are you still able to pull the 4x4 switch and engage the locker with this setup?
 

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Sweet. Basically the same way i did mine. only i didnt want to cut into wires so i actually removed the Fuse in the fuse box (54 i believe) and soldered wire to pin connectors i trimmed down to match the blades on the fuse. So two wires run from the fuse box instead of cutting the wire.
What pin connectors did you use for this? I think this might be the route I take since I don't have an ELD and I'd prefer not to mess with factory wiring (esp ones outside the protection of the cab). Could you take some pics maybe? Thanks in advance
 

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i see this ending badly in the future. I can read the post topic now. Playing around on the dunes when my ELD went tits up and now my pumpkin is toast. The locker on this truck disables at a certain speed for a reason, sure it probably has 10-20 mph safety net. but still. If you want a true any speed locker you need to install a different diff.

Good luck to this endeavor. Now for the traction control stuff, sure pull the fuse not a problem there. or if you are under 35 just hold button down.

I guess if I wanted to play on the dunes and such i would of bought a raptor.
Haha, and why do I need to install a different diff? Do you think it matters if it is turning at 20 mph or 100 mph? By the way the Raptor has the same manufacturer for the ELD.

This mod is working amazing. Once you flip the switch you get a whole bunch of chimes and dings. I just tap the okay switch and they go away for a little while. The switch for the locker on the 4wd button doesn't work with this mod. also you have to turn off the switch to use 4lo. Just returned from San Felipe, Baja Mexico. We did about 500 miles of dirt and most at high speed. The total trip was about 3000 miles in all. Guess what, my rear end still works. How about that. Here is a shot of us doing about a 100 MPH.
 
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