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Need some help with a D44

For you axle gurus...

Is there a locker available for a D44 that replaces the carrier? I've got a full-size D44 from a 72 blazer that I'm building up. I'll need to switch the carrier because it's got 3.73 gears and I'm wanting to bump up to 5.13 or 5.38 gears, which is past the carrier break. If I can skip buying the carrier and just get a locker which replaces the carrier that would be ideal. Thanks guys!
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they all do that. i mean at least the ones i have seen.

the locker or LS replaces the carrier.

my detroit true trac for my front axle is the whole carrier.
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detroit
arb
any L/S

Wont work:
Aussie
Lockright
and other lunchbox locker
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There's an Ected as well as other Auburn L/S.
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Detroit is probably the best on the market for the D44....
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Depends on what you're trying to do.
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OX Locker FTW...
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Depends on what you're trying to do.
in what way? it'll be a trail rig primarily... mostly rocks. What did you have in mind? If I remember right a detroit is remotely in the same price range as an ECTED?

Oh and I don't think they make OX lockers anymore?
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Detroit is probably the best on the market for the D44....
Defidently dont go with a L/S if its a trail rig. L/S is useless for a trail rig.

Ected dont have a good track record for durability.

Id go with a detroit or an ARB
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Yeah they do... they even have a 33 spline locker!

www.ox-usa.com
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oh ok... maybe they just stopped making one particular ox locker.

I know a LS would be silly, and on a trail rig a detroit would likely be better and cheaper anyways. Now all I gotta do is start saving my money!
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Holy Shnikeys! You're putting a Full size D44 under the sammy?!?

Or is this for something else?
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No it's for the sammi... gonna be baller man. I'm gonna have a huge percentage of my weight low to the ground... and with a wide track width... I will have to TRY HARD to roll it!
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Defidently dont go with a L/S if its a trail rig. L/S is useless for a trail rig.

Ected dont have a good track record for durability.

Id go with a detroit or an ARB

i would love to have some more of this info on the ected... i had those chosen for when i get my new lockers but now im unsure... i dont mind reading books if you have some links to the breakage and stuff
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Do a little research on pirate4x4, theres all sorts of info on the ECTED, ARB, Elocker.......whatever you wanna know.
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Man, the OX Locker is all mechanical, no water problems, no air problems, just shift the cool little lever to lock it...

When I get a trail rig, it's gonna have OX Lockers front and rear!
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No it's for the sammi... gonna be baller man. I'm gonna have a huge percentage of my weight low to the ground... and with a wide track width... I will have to TRY HARD to roll it!
The most balla **** eva!
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