Yup, it's exactly the same housing, axles, etc.
Find a competent diff shop in your area and go talk to
I have limited slip on mine. In snow and ice it
drives like a champ. Never once even came close to
Also, nomenclature has some people a little
confused. Dodge calls their version LSD, Limited Slip
Differential. Chevy calls theirs Positraction (AKA
posi). Ford has another name for theirs that I can't
recall at the moment. All of these are a limited slip
designee. All work the same way, and pretty much
perform the same way.
You have experience with a Detroit Locker, so you
know that's the next step up, with it's inherent drawbacks.
I agree, it really is just that easy.
As a side note. The Dodge 9 1/4" rear is pretty
famous for eating carrier bearings at about 60-80K
miles. If you plan on driving the truck that long,
have a better aftermarket bearing installed at the same
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