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Old 10-25-2010, 02:34 AM
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detroit true trac, truly a weak sister, pictures too

Are they any good ? IMO no no no no they are not. I ran one in a 12bolt under my 1978 Jimmy. I didnt have big tires (33s) or a big motor (310 sbc) and i popped that thing like crackin a walnut, I thought i was gona bust a U-joint long before the truetrac ever gave me a problem, was i ever wrong.
I think a quik locker is a way better way to go.
Don't do it man steer clear there a time bomb,,, Eaton / Detriot should be ashamed of themselfs for not maketing this as a light duty use only unit.
I've run a quicklocker on the street for must be 15 years now in my 63 f-100
with 500hp 461 bbc 4spd and 3.25 9".....and i have at times punished that thing, works just fine on the street.
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:28 AM
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I split off your post to a new thread. You posted to an old thread and this way we can have a new discussion on this subject.

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TrueTrac is a fine piece for many uses, especially circle track and road racing. They have a one year warranty also, if that helps.

For serious off-road use, a locker or spool is the only answer
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Old 10-25-2010, 06:14 PM
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Hmmm, wonder if they're getting their castings from China...

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Hmmm, wonder if they're getting their castings from China...

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Casting grain looks cheesy. I talked to a guy from Eaton a while back, He said the TrueTrac was stronger than the Eaton Posi.
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Old 10-25-2010, 09:20 PM
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What were you doing when it broke?

Honestly..........
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