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Old 09-12-2008, 07:59 AM   #1
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hey all

im new to the forum my names Shan from Australia ive got a few stupid questions for ya

ive got a robitronics avid and im setting it up as a drifter and i want to know if there is an option to buy a diff lock kit or do i have to distroy the diff buy gluing it solid or drilling a screw through it??

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is the trf 415 diffs the same style as the avid, do they fit and are they cheaper??
ive been quoted around the $150 mark for avid diffs in my area

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Old 09-12-2008, 10:57 AM   #2
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Simple solution is to take out teh balls from the diff and reasemble tightening it up.
When you need the diff action again just rebuild with balls and a new pulley.
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Or you could replace the diff plates with some stiff cardboard, it may still slip a little bit but it wont harm the diff balls much.
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Old 09-12-2008, 05:05 PM   #4
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thanx heaps for the replys ill try both suggestion and let yas know how i go

thanx again
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Old 09-14-2008, 12:05 AM   #5
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hey guys

tried both suggestions and went with a mix of both took the balls out and used some thin card to hopefully protect the pulley.
works a treat thanx again for ya help

cheer shan
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