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1 wheel squeal?

Old 02-17-2010, 02:14 AM
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I just recently bought my 04, do both wheels spin or just 1? I ask because when i was stuck in the snow 2day my 1 tire dug the hell outta the snow leaving a trench and the other tire didnt really leave anything. Why is that? And also its winter so i havnt really lit up the tires and left a patch. I thought they both spin on these. My 5.0 was the same way but i was told thats bc the traction lock had to be rebuilt
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Old 02-17-2010, 07:40 AM
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You answered your own question. Your trac-loc needs to be rebuilt
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Old 02-17-2010, 03:43 PM
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One wheel has to have good traction for a clutch type LSD to lock up--otherwise there is not enough side thrust on the spider gears to load the clutches...

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Old 02-17-2010, 05:52 PM
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You answered your own question. Your trac-loc needs to be rebuilt
your kidding me, at 39k miles only!!!!

atleast my fox was 150 k and understandable

wowwwww

this spring im laying a patch and finding out once and for all
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Old 02-17-2010, 05:58 PM
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Ya that sounds like a trac-loc to me.
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Old 02-17-2010, 06:42 PM
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yeah thats your clutch packs inside the posi unit. they dont last long if you do alot of burnouts or track time.
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:09 PM
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guess ill have that done to when i get my gears changed
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Old 02-17-2010, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by cliffyk View Post
One wheel has to have good traction for a clutch type LSD to lock up--otherwise there is not enough side thrust on the spider gears to load the clutches...
I think Cliffy is right. Mine works, but when I was stuck in the snow, only one wheel was spinning.
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Old 02-18-2010, 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by JC316 View Post
I think Cliffy is right. Mine works, but when I was stuck in the snow, only one wheel was spinning.
+1 get it on some dry pavement and lite them up to find out
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Old 02-18-2010, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by 5sp04GT View Post
+1 get it on some dry pavement and lite them up to find out
def what i would do before going and blowing the cash to rebuild it.
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