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Which 4.56 gears and locker? Best Gears

I am going to need some 4.56 gears and locker (not fully locked, ratchet type) this summer when I throw 35"s on and am wondering what some good gears lockers are that aren't mad expensive, I don't want some cheapo ones that arent strong, or mustang racing ones and such. I'm not familiar with the gear brands......... Looking for some suggestions I guess.

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I think Richmond gears have a good warrenty where they will replace them if the break wether its your fault or not
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I think Richmond gears have a good warrenty where they will replace them if the break wether its your fault or not
Aussie locker and x2 on the richmond gears.
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I'm using Yukon gears and an Auburn Ected electric locker in my 31 spline, 8.8" rear.

I've been trying to destroy the combination but so far I've been unsuccessful...
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Oh yeah, whats it take to put a locker in that I can turn on or off from the cab?

Richmond gears sound like a good idea with that warranty too.....
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Hardest thing is installing the locker, lol. Any carrier replacement is detailed.

Wiring is easy: a pair of wires to the cab, a fuse and a switch. You have to drill and tap a hole in the diff for the sealed fitting the wire goes through -- but that's not that bad.
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Genuine Gears is what i am running......Genuine Gears has a 100% replacement warranty if they break even if it is from improper install....or your fault
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i got front, rear gears and front, rear master install kits for around $480 from 4 Wheel Parts......
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Thanks for the suggestions everyone and by the way, lifted97ranger, those new rims look awsome!!!
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