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Old 01-08-2006, 09:39 PM   #1
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Question Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

I was ready to purchase the T-locks, until I went on all ford mustang forums, and some one there said the detroit ones are better, reason there are no discs.
My queastion here is is there any one who is using t-lock or Detroit and what they think of them?
Also is there aby whinny noise? I'm goig to keep the stock gears.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

The Detroit true track is stronger than the t-lok.

The t-lok is a good part & will do just fine for the majority
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

I'm using the Detroit T-Lock. It drives just fine, no noise. Unless you plan on making lots of power, you may not need. If your not sure, go ahead and get a Detroit. If you want, I'll pm you a link to cheap place to get one.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

do you plan to drag race the car at the strip? If not then the OEM ford tlok will be perfectly fine.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

no time for the track, just spinning out at the lights
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

T-Lok will be just fine for you.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

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I'm using the Detroit T-Lock. It drives just fine, no noise. Unless you plan on making lots of power, you may not need. If your not sure, go ahead and get a Detroit. If you want, I'll pm you a link to cheap place to get one.


Found this while digging up information on Detroit T-Lock, im looking for a cheap place to buy can't really seem to find much. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

There was just a group buy on the Trutrac through DTS.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

Yeah the USED to be cheap place was drivetrainspecialists.com.
But I dont know that they are not as chep form what I've heard...
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

their prices only went up a little but the group thing helped offset it.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

Hey, ever look into an auburn posi? You can usually get good deals on them and they are stonger than the factoryt-lok.....definalty not as strong as the tru-trac though.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

If you dont plan for big power or sticky tires, the the ford t-lok is all you nee.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

before I went with anything more heavy duty than an oem tlok I would save up and buy an 8.8 rear from the same year set as your car with/with out ABS/traction control so its a simple bolt on.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

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before I went with anything more heavy duty than an oem tlok I would save up and buy an 8.8 rear from the same year set as your car with/with out ABS/traction control so its a simple bolt on.
NO!!! TeH 7.5 is tEh GOD!

Seriously, listen to Spector and get the 8.8.
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Re: Detroit Lockers or Ford T-lock?

I need to either rebuild my T-Loc or go with something better. I'm running Falken Azenis tires at autocrosses and I'm one wheel burnning them like nothing. Are the Detroit or Auburn lockers built with enough allowable spin that it wouldn't hurt my tight turning?
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I need to either rebuild my T-Loc or go with something better. I'm running Falken Azenis tires at autocrosses and I'm one wheel burnning them like nothing. Are the Detroit or Auburn lockers built with enough allowable spin that it wouldn't hurt my tight turning?
Yes they do not technically lock your axles like a locker does. You will be fine in turns and you will still only be powering one wheel until it senses slip, then it will engage both wheels.
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