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Old 10-20-2007
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4wd not working

my vaccum locking hubs arent working in my 98 ranger anyone have any ideas to fix them before winter

i dont have th money for manual locking hubs
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theres a mod to permanently lock in the PHV hubs
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ead.php?t=9211

i did it to mine before i got manual hubs
hell one of my hubs is like that and the other is a manual one currently lol
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oh and make sure u plug up the vacuum lines or the t-case wont stay engaged.. at least thats what i think my problem was
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iont know much on the PHV hubs but is that ok for a daily driver on and off highway
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yea, it just means the cv shafts and front drive shaft are always going to be spinning..

basically what its doing is making it a live axle like 01(00?)+
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ok thanks ill try it and ill tell ya if it works tomorrow or mon
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it worked thanks
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