I own a 96 Dodge ram 1500 and I want to put a locker in the rear differential. 75% of the time my truck is on the road so i don't need a heavy duty locker. I'm looking at an EZ locker or truetrac but I'm not sure which one is best for me.
Well, the EZ Locker is made by TracTech, the same folks that make the Detroit/NoSpin locker (same product, different market segments) so you know the quality is there.
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As far as I know, it comes ready to install.
You do not need to change the gear ratio to make it work. In fact should be able to install it without removing the carrier (the part that really needs professional help) so you can do it in your driveway if you are mechanically inclined. Even if you have to remove it, you are not disassembling the carrier, so you remove it and reinstall it without worrying about shimming, backlash, preload, etc.
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