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okay i want lockers need help thanx

Okay so I have a 97 with the 7.5 3.73 gear ratio I want to keep the same gear ratio if I can I am going to the junk yard to look around what rigs have the same axle that I could just pull the insides out of and put in mine
 
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Don't waste your time putting a locker in a 7.5. If you really want to you could but you should get an expo axle and drop a locker in that.
 
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What about those limited slips and spoils what do those do for you I am not gunna be doing to much crazy stuff with the truck just a lot of hunting so I just want that lil bit of extra grab
 
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Well a lot of expos are limited slips so you could just find a limited expo and drop it in. You get a much stronger axle and a limited slip out of the deal.
 
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What are expos lol
 
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it would probably be easier for him to get a ranger 8.8 since it will bolt in unlike the explorer axle. If he isnt doing a lot of wheeling or running big tires it should hold up fine. And he could find one with 3.73 and limited slip or get an open one and put a lock right in it.
 
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Well for me, finding an 8.8 ranger axle around here was near impossible.
 
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OP, PM If you are interested, I have 8.8 Rear with factory LS and 4:10s. Google says I'm about 3 hours Northwest of you.
 
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