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Old 12-13-2009, 11:03 AM
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Ok after doing my burnouts I have noticed I left a thick black mark with the back right wheel and a not so heavy mark with the back left.

This Got me thinking can you get an LSD (Limited Slip Diff) for the dodge ram either a 1.5 lock or better a 2way? Just like you can for supra's and skylines etc.

Oh yeh I have a 1998 5.9 Dodge ram sport.

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You could install a switchable Detroit Locker...have LSD when you want it, regular open differential operation when you want that.
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Or an ARB air locker. There are several designs on the market.
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Oooo i like the sound of that runs off to search the interweb for one now.
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What Remerson said...that's another good choice!
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yeah...the differentials in our trucks are the clutch type. They only spin posi when they have a load on them (ie pulling a trailer), when traction is important.

The thing is, when your doing a burnout, yes theres an initial load on it, but, its not fully locking.
Now, try getting stuck on a thin film of mud (I did it...lol)...only 1 wheel spun, and I have a 3.55 Posi.

So, you could upgrade, or, just slap a dana in there, and get a bullet proof rear while your at it
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Posi units in these trucks are junk anyway . Look at putting something else in or some form of locker .
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