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Things to Know Before Upgrading to Off Road Differentials

Upgrading the differential of the off road rig to a limited slip or locker is a great way to improve your car’s off road capabilities. Stock vehicles will be equipped with open differentials to make the vehicle have better road manners and to decrease the production costs. However, various aftermarket differentials would help you experience true four-wheel drive feel. Even adding a single locker can turn your vehicle into an off road capable one. Choosing the Appropriate Differential Differential transmits power to the axle shafts, and at the same time, allows wheels to rotate at varied speeds as the car runs at different speeds and paths. Open differential is best for this application under normal condition driving, but is not a good performer when it comes to off road driving. In addition, as there are different types of differentials and lockers available in the market, you need to choose one based on your driving habits and conditions. Limited Slip Differentials Ope ... read more

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