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Anybody have any experience with a Powertrax locker in the front axle of the Ram 1500 ? They say in their sales ad it will work with a part time transfer case, manual hubs, or an axle disconnect. Will it effect on road 2wd performance at all? I saw some info in here on Air lockers being the best, but, will they work at -20 deg. F How does the air locker work when not engaged? like a stock differential? If anyone has any experience in this, your input would be greatly appriciated.
 

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Air lockers work as an open diff when unlocked and as a locked diff when locked.I've heard of people using tru-trac limited slips in the front axle but I don't know about the power trax.Air lockers are sweet set ups if you can afford them.
 

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Locker up front in an Axle with a CAD is fine, but you _might_ get some light pull to the left, and your mileage will drop. This is because the driver-side wheel is always connected to the front diff. As the driver-side axle spins, the locker will see the passenger-side not spinning, lock, and then your driver's wheel is also spining the front drive-shaft through ring & pinion gears.

You may not notice it, or you might. But the best up front is an ARB or Eaton eLocker (electricaly activated).
 

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I have a 2002 toyota tacoma with an electronic locker, is the eLocker what they use in there. I realize this is the wrong make, but maybe someone would know. It would be nice to put this in my dodge.
 
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