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Evan needs Limited Slip

my truck doesnt have LS...and i want it..

whats the easiest way to get it..


whole new rear end?

switch it out gears and all

get a posi unit?



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my dad tells me id be CRAZY and ****'in stupid to EVEN consider putting an LS rear end in my truck.... cause like you, I have thought about it and discussed it with my dad... heh
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I want LS!
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my dad tells me id be CRAZY and ****'in stupid to EVEN consider putting an LS rear end in my truck.... cause like you, I have thought about it and discussed it with my dad... heh


why would that be stupid? its actually much better, and doesnt afect you in any bad way what-so-ever.


does your dad even know what your talking about?
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i only bought my truck if it had LS, i just kept looking and looking and so did the dealer untill they found one then i bought it.
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lol i dont want to hate but this doesnt tell me how to get LS..all i know is not to talk to Daves dad..and next time when i buy a truck get it in it (Zach)

well it took forever to find a truck that i wanted i found it and i lucked out on the LS..
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I wheel with an open, it's not impossible.. but if you're going to the trouble to get a limited slip you might as well do it right and get a locker. My friend tore up his lockright so I'd hafta reccomend against that, but the auburn ected and detroit locker are both viable options.

If I got one I'd be finding weak points on my truck like there was no tomorrow, I like getting stuck before stuff breaks.. (and having an excellent offroad recovery crew!)
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alrighty now that you have mentioned a locker...i dont know much bout them but they do...

i can keep my stock rear end and just throw one in ..or do i need to upgrade the whole thing
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If you're decent at working on your truck and have the basic tools, you can do it yourself. They install in your open carrier, so you don't have to upgrade anything. If you had a limited slip, then you'd hafta switch to an open (or buy a special kit I think). The ected is cool b/c it's a pushbutton locker. so it's a l/s around the streets, then push a button for offroad traction.. very cool.
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i got a friend that owns a mechianic shop so ill get him to assist me :)...so i got part figured out...

Detriot Lockers is the only really company that comes to the top of my head...
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I would also go with an electric locker - best of both worlds
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yeah go with an electric locker
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Evan needs Limited Slip
no, i have limited slip....o wait, wrong evan
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no, i have limited slip....o wait, wrong evan


lol

i dont go in the mud, or rocks, or any of that enough to spend the money on a locker..im just gunna check around at junk yards or even ford for LS
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I wanted it also so....I did it found a nice rear end went through the whole thing and swaped it the swap took like 4 hours in the end of winter still like 38deg out.....
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yeah i got a friend that has hook ups at junk yards im gunna get him to look around and hopefully i will be able to find one...

i just cant wait to spin both tires (:
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its not just spinning both rears its also the added traction you get it nice i love it now
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i need 2 wheel peel too!...



im sick of gett'n crap for my one wheel spins haha
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it really sucks off road...


and if you do burn out it also sucks cuz one tire get bald....
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i would jus order an e-locker...messsing with swappin another rear in and using the ford factory ls seems like little too much effort for something that not much of a return will come from
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so this? this what would work http://www.4wheelerssupply.com/catal...8eec2993e72ebc assuming 8.8 rear end of course
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in the 28 spline version, that would work..
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I have a ford trac-loc waiting to install in mine. I would reccommend a stock limited lip for what you want. I paid $100 for mine, slightly used on Ebay. A ECTED or comparable would be way too much for what you need, they run about $500 new.
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