diff loc on a Prado 120

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Dingo
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Sat Aug 09, 2014 5:33 pm

I have a Prado 120 2004 V6, this vehicle has a centre loc-diff, can you fit a rear diff-loc to these vehicles and what is recommended???

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Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:16 pm

No need for a diff lock because they come standard with a limited slip diff

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Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:01 am

Diff lock more effective off road than a limited slip diff. However, the latter has the edge on road holding during normal asphalt driving. Its exactly what is says "Limited" for off road work. Diff lock is the answer but is it worth it?
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Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:41 pm

Shane, you talk like a Yank.
Asphalt.
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It's TAR, dude.
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Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:58 pm

Yeah right! perhaps I'm a yank :)
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Sun Aug 10, 2014 7:46 pm

Diff loc and limited slip are worlds apart on a 4x4 track. My dad had a 2001 swb prado. Its was great offroad but in axle twisters he struggled a lot, anything with a diff loc made him look silly.. With a locker it would of been awesome. Its a lot of money, my opinion worth it if you got the moola. Lack of locker and needing more doors due to unforseen circumstances caued him to sell it... He still misses it but wont take it back without a locker. Hence our frontier fetish :D
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