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Old 03-29-2021, 08:03 PM   #1
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Default Eaton TrueTrac worth it?

I've been gathering a ton of parts over the past few months for a 16V turbo + T5WC setup.

I'm just curious as to if it's worth it to rebuild the axle with a TrueTrac 912A588 Locker or if it's worthwhile / cost effective to swap in another axle like an Explorer 8.8 with disc brakes (I know this usually requires cut & weld of the whole axle tube and shaft).

I'd rather not do all these upgrades to the stock dana 30 and have it explode or something.
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Old 03-29-2021, 08:18 PM   #2
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Old 03-30-2021, 12:21 AM   #3
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I haven't enjoyed mine for about....eh....45 minutes. 100k on mine so far, worth every dang penny.
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Old 03-31-2021, 01:44 PM   #4
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Old 03-31-2021, 02:28 PM   #5
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I'm an early user with one. It has been well worth it.
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Old 03-31-2021, 03:06 PM   #6
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Sweet, thanks guys! TrueTrac will be ordered
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