Kinda depends on your definition of "problem". Any type of limited slip diff
in the front will make it a challenge to turn. The truck has a tendency to
keep going straight even with the wheels turned. If you really need a
traction aid for the front, I'd go with an air locker that you could engage
only when necessary. I read an article a while back about an electric locker
also. That might be worth looking into also.
Right - in 4WD. In 2WD, there won't be any problems, because of the CAD.
The driver's side tire will spin the while diff, and the front driveshaft
along with it, but the passenger side wheel will be free to turn at it's own
If you're looking for steering ability and running decent speeds in 4WD (ie.
fire roads - not rock crawling), then Denny's right - you should look into
an air or electric locker, that way you can engage it only when you need it.
Anything else will cause understeer. A full locker, such as a Detroit, will
cause the truck to plow moreso than an LSD.
Let's back up... why do you want a locker in the front to begin with?
Thanks for your reply again Tom. The Detroit Trutrac is a LSD
supposably with a milder engagement. I figured while it was apart for
the gear install instead of just changing out the cage id put in a new
unit . Thanks again Bob
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