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Old 12-10-2013, 02:08 AM
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Anyone know if there is any options out there that will allow you to fully lock a center diff?
I am looking at looking a Buggy or Truggy diff for a project i am working on. It has to be able to fit a 46T gear.
Is there a diff bypass on the market that anyone knows of or will i have to make one from scratch?
It has to be fully locked, no heavy diff oils or clay.

Any information is greatly appreciated.
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Old 12-10-2013, 02:21 AM
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pretty sure ofna, losi and some other brands make diff inserts, fully locks it.
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I know losi makes a spool for theirs
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Sorry didn't read the entire post before posting about heavy oils
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THIS....
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JB Weld (its metal epoxy in case you don't have JB Weld specifically in your part of the world) the diff gears together, like the crawler guys used to have to do.
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Cheers, would be interested to see those inserts that fully lock the diff.
Yes, even those super tick oils won't lock it like i want.
Anyone have any links for these inserts, have been searching but unable to find any as of yet.
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back in the day some of the on road guys were using a clay in their front diffs to lock them.
as for the type and brand I could not tell you. that was back in 2001-2002 when I had a on road car.
I bought a solid front diff instead
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Doesn't ofna make a plain center spool? I think they use it on their 1/8 onroad cars.
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Doesn't ofna make a plain center spool? I think they use it on their 1/8 onroad cars.
Yes they do.
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Clean out oil and fill with araldite.

If this is for a project, and you want to stop the differential from working, why use a diff in the first place? Wouldn't just using a straight gear be easier?
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TLR has a model called L8ight. They make an insert for that car witch replace sungears and locks down the diff.
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Diff Locking Putty $3.29

Been using it for years

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Locking-Putty


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losi part # losa3609
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Just go buy silly putty way cheaper
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