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Hello, I just bought a 1987 Wrangler and it was used for rock crawling and has Detroit lockers fron

Discussion in 'Wrangler YJ (1986-1995)' started by jerryted, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. Jan 25, 2017 at 11:08 AM
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    Hello, I just bought a 1987 Wrangler and it was used for rock crawling and has Detroit lockers front and rear. Can I put manual locking hubs on the front? Thanks
     
  2. Jan 25, 2017 at 1:00 PM
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    Thanks, I plan on driving a little on the streets and wanted a little better handling characteristics. I do plan to use it most of the time off-road for hunting.
     
  4. Jan 25, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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    You should be able to put a TrueTrac up front for less than the locking-hub conversion.

    It's a thought.
     
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  5. Jan 25, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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    I see your point. Would probably be cheaper to get a selectable locker in the front. Maybe an Ox-locker with cable shift or an Eaton E-locker.
     
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    Thank guys
     
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