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I think I might have read this before, but I didn't understand it completely. On my truck it has the cad, that still works fine, but has manual hubs. Can go ahead and lock the cad and leave it moving the sleeve over or should I leave it as is.
Is there another way of locking the cad or it this right - thanks mike
 

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Depends on you.
If you do lots of in and out of 4wd, then keeping the manual hubs locked and just using the TC lever for 4wd will work just like the stock setup. If you don't mind muddy boots, then perm lock the CAD fork, and use the manual hubs plus the TC lever for 4wd. This will remove a common place to fail w/ our trucks. Just remember, the manual hubs are weaker than the stock auto hub setup. (The "auto hub" in the 86 would be simply be two splined flanges that are about as solid as you can get.) This weak link can be a good thing. Carrying a spare hub, and replacing a blown one, is lots easier than an axleshaft or U-joint ever would be.
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KThaxton said:
AZ_RC_LUVER said:
Carrying a spare hub, and replacing a blown one, is lots easier than an axleshaft or U-joint ever would be.
http://ramchargercentral.com/boards/index.php?board=104;action=display;threadid=14803
I just keep my stock internals as a back-up for hub failure. They'll work just fine and I don't have to spend $90.00 for spare hubs.
That's what I do too, ziplocked tight and ready to go, as needed. I just figured the majority would rather replace a hub w/ a hub and be done with it.
Mike
 
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