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Old 10-04-2005, 03:01   #1 (permalink)
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Is it normal when turning a corner, not a curve, a Detroit Locker rearend
makes "racheting" sounds?

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Old 10-04-2005, 08:01   #2 (permalink)
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"John" <mooresjc@chartermi.removethisandonedot.net> wrote in message
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> Is it normal when turning a corner, not a curve, a Detroit Locker rearend
> makes "racheting" sounds?


Yeah, There's still one wheel trying to turn faster than the other, no
matter how slight the curve.
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Old 10-04-2005, 13:01   #3 (permalink)
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"66 6F HCS" <69ta_mustang@comcast.net> wrote in message
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> "John" <mooresjc@chartermi.removethisandonedot.net> wrote in message
> news:1Yr0f.412$Uk7.381@fe05.lga...
>> Is it normal when turning a corner, not a curve, a Detroit Locker rearend
>> makes "racheting" sounds?

>
> Yeah, There's still one wheel trying to turn faster than the other, no
> matter how slight the curve.
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> Scott W.


It's not trying to turn faster, it IS turning faster:)

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Old 10-04-2005, 13:01   #4 (permalink)
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> "66 6F HCS" <69ta_mustang@comcast.net> wrote in message
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>> "John" <mooresjc@chartermi.removethisandonedot.net> wrote in message
>> news:1Yr0f.412$Uk7.381@fe05.lga...
>>> Is it normal when turning a corner, not a curve, a Detroit Locker
>>> rearend makes "racheting" sounds?

>>
>> Yeah, There's still one wheel trying to turn faster than the other, no
>> matter how slight the curve.
>> --
>> Scott W.

>
> It's not trying to turn faster, it IS turning faster:)
>
> Al # 35


Thus, the axle on the faster wheel "rachets". Thanks guys!

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