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Does anybody knoww if this is good? i,have one,already but my dad wants to get one for his rubi,and this one is cheap $40,but says it will make it a full locker....Just seeing if anybody has one/knows if it is good.Thanks.
 

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It will steer VERY hard with it. Its only good for mud riding, any amount of trail riding and you won't want it. Get a DGL (Detroit Gearless Locker) its over $300, but its a lot more trail friendly.
 

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well i think it works great as long in your in half way descent shape. I do have a friend with a 10 year old girl and she can drive it just find. And when you get in the mud, hold on cause its gonna be like the engerizer buddy and go and go and go right past your friends that are lockerless
 

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Does it work that good,what about....climbing rock/or just some realy steep trail riding??
 

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yeah it does work really well but i will say climbing hills can be a little tricky, you just have to be real careful and prepare for what your tires are going to grab on the way up. if not you will be upset down before you know it. good luck
 

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A spool locker is horrible. Now on the other hand the DGL is one of the best mods you can put on a Honda. I wouldn't think of trying to climb without one.
Why is a spool locker horrible???? Just trying to get info on this.
 

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Codman, Spool locker is a full time locker you should stay away from the full time locker unless your planning to just mud bog. It's going to make regular trail riding a pain. I also have a King Quad and it will hardly turn with the front fullly locked, kind of like driving to fast in the snow front end starts pushing or plowing with the wheels turned.

Here's a links to help you out.

<a href="http://www.paatving.com/Articles/highli" target="_blank">http://www.paatving.com/Articles/highli ... locker.asp</a>

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With a Detroit Gearless Lockerä, two drive wheels are normally locked together; however, the outer wheel may release and rotate faster than the inner wheel in a turn. The inner wheel remains locked, driving with full power at all times. Releasing an outer wheel in a turn promotes easier steering, reducing drivetrain stress and tire tread wear. If a wheel loses traction, it never spins faster than the wheel with traction, as with a conventional differential. "There can be no one-wheel spinout."
 

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Codman, Spool locker is a full time locker you should stay away from the full time locker unless your planning to just mud bog. It's going to make regular trail riding a pain. I also have a King Quad and it will hardly turn with the front fullly locked, kind of like driving to fast in the snow front end starts pushing or plowing with the wheels turned.

Here's a links to help you out.

<a href="http://www.paatving.com/Articles/highli" target="_blank">http://www.paatving.com/Articles/highli ... locker.asp</a>

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With a Detroit Gearless Lockerä, two drive wheels are normally locked together; however, the outer wheel may release and rotate faster than the inner wheel in a turn. The inner wheel remains locked, driving with full power at all times. Releasing an outer wheel in a turn promotes easier steering, reducing drivetrain stress and tire tread wear. If a wheel loses traction, it never spins faster than the wheel with traction, as with a conventional differential. "There can be no one-wheel spinout."

Is it still like that in 2 wheel,or just in 4x4?

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On my King Quad I can't lock the front without the being in 4 wheel dr so I'm not sure. Even if your not in 4 wheel the wheels are still going to be locked togather not allowing one to move faster then the other. I am sure it's still going to be hard on your tires, gears, front end parts. Good Luck Chris,
 
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