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Is diff lock neseccary ?

Post by Saadehsoudah » Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:00 pm

Hi All

Can anyone assist what are the advantages of having a diff lock?and does it really affect the performance??

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Re: Is diff lock neseccary ?

Post by Francis » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:42 pm

Diff locks are useful in self recoveries but it’s very rare you might use them. If you are a good driver then don’t bother in installing one if you don’t have. Right deflation and driving style will rarely put you in a situation for a need of diff locks
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Post by Omar Farouk » Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:39 pm

Francis-F150 wrote:Diff locks are useful in self recoveries but it’s very rare you might use them. If you are a good driver then don’t bother in installing one if you don’t have. Right deflation and driving style will rarely put you in a situation for a need of diff locks
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Re: Is diff lock neseccary ?

Post by scotchyl » Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:15 pm

I had them on my old rubicon, used 5 times in 4 years and 3 times was in wadis when crawling in rocky terrain.
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Post by Saadehsoudah » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:21 am

Francis-F150 wrote:Diff locks are useful in self recoveries but it’s very rare you might use them. If you are a good driver then don’t bother in installing one if you don’t have. Right deflation and driving style will rarely put you in a situation for a need of diff locks
Thanks man,coz i am thinking of buying a car that does not have a diff lock, and whenever i tell someone about it they ask me if it has diff lock so thought its a big deal :p

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Post by Saadehsoudah » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:21 am

scotchyl wrote:I had them on my old rubicon, used 5 times in 4 years and 3 times was in wadis when crawling in rocky terrain.
Thanks thought would be important

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Post by PHARAOH » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:15 pm

Saadehsoudah wrote:
Francis-F150 wrote:Diff locks are useful in self recoveries but it’s very rare you might use them. If you are a good driver then don’t bother in installing one if you don’t have. Right deflation and driving style will rarely put you in a situation for a need of diff locks
Thanks man,coz i am thinking of buying a car that does not have a diff lock, and whenever i tell someone about it they ask me if it has diff lock so thought its a big deal :p

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Post by Guevara » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:12 pm

Deflock can help a lot in these situation:

1) when you are stuck

2) when you are stuck in a ditch and having a wheel not touching the ground

3) rocks crawling

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Post by Bulldozer » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:48 pm

it depends on driving style, more good for rocks, some times needed on the sand, i dont have them also not looking to install them in my TJ.
very good with bigger tires for self recovery.
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Post by Saadehsoudah » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:06 pm

PHARAOH wrote:
Saadehsoudah wrote:
Francis-F150 wrote:Diff locks are useful in self recoveries but it’s very rare you might use them. If you are a good driver then don’t bother in installing one if you don’t have. Right deflation and driving style will rarely put you in a situation for a need of diff locks
Thanks man,coz i am thinking of buying a car that does not have a diff lock, and whenever i tell someone about it they ask me if it has diff lock so thought its a big deal :p

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Post by PHARAOH » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:39 pm

Good luck my friend :coool:
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Post by Saif1 » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:54 pm

Simply, you can live without diff lock :)


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Re: Is diff lock neseccary ?

Post by BO-AD » Wed May 08, 2019 4:30 pm

Some video shows the G which have 3 diff lock also could stuck in sand, Does that means the diff lock is useless in desert?

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Post by Miner » Mon May 13, 2019 8:39 am

Self recovery, soft/boggy conditions and choppy stuff... I go between 4H and 4HLc as I need to on the fly, mostly for choppy climbs and knock it off again. Pajero SWB 3.8.


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