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Got to love the J@#P guys!

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by 3puttcop, Aug 13, 2005.

  1. 3puttcop

    3puttcop

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    I go to this dive shop to get some tanks filled and this guy that works there has an older J&@P Cherokee, bondo and primer, lifted with 35’s…now this guy is just giddy over my FJ60 and asks about it. I tell him my next upgrade is deferential lockers.

    Then the juy says. “Yeah I just welded my differentials together locking it up”. WHAT A GENIUS!
     
  2. honk

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    So? A lot of people weld up differentials to lock them. Works fine off of asphalt and a welded rear doesn't have the quirky feel or clunking racket of the LockRite or Aussielocker type gizmo.
     
  3. skyshark186

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    YEAH.....oohhh wait.

    Welding works great. Just about every good ol back home chevy here has it done.

    You elitists and your lockers. Phhhffffff. :flipoff2:
     
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    Well, welding the diff does work great, since you are creating a spool, problem is you are creating a spool and you usually don't drive all the time on a spool.

    We welded the front diff of a old '72 40 we had when I was in highschool, it was the only way it would ever see a locker, had no money (who does in high school?), but had tools and a welder at the school... :D
     
  5. White Shark

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    They call it a Lincoln Locker (as in Lincoln Welder...). It's pretty strong, cheap, and for the dedicated offroader. Old school.
     
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    meh. if ya do it right it works good off road..have had a few friends blow em up. as for a DD i'll keep the locker i have in the rear.