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Old 09-23-2013, 04:43 PM   #11
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Re: quigley hub question....

Old thread but I have some simple questions:

Is it a good idea/practice to lock the front hubs from time to time? And what exactly happens when the front hubs are locked only? Things get lubricated right?

I memory fades me but we use to do this on my 83 Toy pickup with solid front axle. My later 4x4 vehicles were all auto hubs.

Thanks for your insights,

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Old 09-23-2013, 05:09 PM   #12
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Re: quigley hub question....

Ray, good questions. I have been thinking of the same ones since I got this 95 SMB. I've never had a manual lock 4WD. I also wonder if it will matter much to the 460 (MPG wise) if I leave mine locked on occasion. Nothing else changes the MPG on that motor, not even a 8k trailer really, I can't see there being much of a difference.


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