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Old 05-27-2010, 08:24 PM   #41
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What would be an alternative?
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lockers or posi FTW!!!
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lockers or posi FTW!!!
Lockers for straights and off-roading, posi for general usage.
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I think I'd want limited slip if I used my truck for daily driving, some irregular towing, and weekend offroading (nothing too harsh).

Ideas?
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i had a 3.55 LSD in my truck right now..and on dry pavement i can hook all day..

but even with 265/75/16'* i still break the tires loose on wet pavement without even trying..maybe thats the 315 ft/ibs of torque though lol

id like to swap over to a 3.92 posi or locker and the equivalent up front..

the only advantage with 2wd is you can mod your drive train easier where as with my truck i have to mod while being considerate to my transfer case
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Beef up the transfer case maybe? Is that possible?

Hooking on dry pavement and spinning wet sounds good to me! Your tires aren't very big! My Bonnie tires are almost that size, stock. It'* weird seeing those trucks out there, full size and all, that have like 15s or somethin on them. Looks real goofy.
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oh trust me its fun to slide a 7K pound truck

ya i know..but stock im supposed to be running 225/75/16'* HA not a chance in hell

next set of tires will be 285/75/16'*
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That'* a better size right there, the 285/75/16s

I think it'* awesome to slide my '79 shortbed Chevy! I went out on the dirt roads today and was goin like 35, like I normally do in my car. With a truck, it'* totally different! Sliding all over the pace, scared as ****! God was that a rush!
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Oh yeah, gigantic RWD vehicles with a high center of mass and ridiculous balance issues are loads of fun haha....especially in the snow :p
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Oh yeah, gigantic RWD vehicles with a high center of mass and ridiculous balance issues are loads of fun haha....especially in the snow :p
It'll scare your socks off, to say the least!
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