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Forum: General Forum 13th May 2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dedman
Any some like to be able to go just about...

Any some like to be able to go just about anywhere with ease.
Can not wait for this project to eventuate. Going to be a complete game changer...
Forum: General Forum 11th May 2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,675
Posted By Dedman
As some of you may already know. I am planning on...

As some of you may already know. I am planning on putting an R180 rear locker in my car with R160 running gear for a total project parts cost of <$2000 which if successful will bring this closer to...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 26th April 2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Dedman
Yes I was aware of the Cap locker project, it has...

Yes I was aware of the Cap locker project, it has since failed with the company not progressing with the development of the locker.
This project however is an initiative driven by Subaru owners so...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 25th April 2017, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Dedman
Subaru Rear Difflock Project

Hi all

A few members of the Offroading Subaru community have decided to start a project to either build or convince a 3rd party to build a lockable differential for the rear Subaru R160 diff.
If...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 13th April 2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 17,740
Posted By Dedman
For newer boxes all the return to centre springs...

For newer boxes all the return to centre springs are in the reverse checker. You will need to swap this complete assembly to your dccd transfer case housing. This is the part I am talking about.
...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 2nd February 2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By Dedman
They are a fairly new group to the locker market...

They are a fairly new group to the locker market and currently only have lockers for a few models.
It is the only manufacturer who have considered a Subaru diff lock.

I know I am in. I hope...
Forum: General Forum 24th November 2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 450,050
Posted By Dedman
Have a read through here. Its not an easy job...

Have a read through here. Its not an easy job getting 1.59 to fit with 4.44s but is doable...
http://offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=5529&highlight=dedman+gearbox
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 25th October 2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 12,513
Posted By Dedman
I believe this is only true if coupled with a...

I believe this is only true if coupled with a DCCD Pro controller or manually engaged with the the scroll wheel on the more basic controller. Without any power going to the coil it acts as an open...
Forum: Planned Trips 28th September 2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 23,974
Posted By Dedman
So it looks like it is going to be a day trip to...

So it looks like it is going to be a day trip to Wilbinga Saturday morning. No one has committed yet so let me know if you keen. If i don't get any takers I might go up Friday night after work...
Forum: Planned Trips 27th September 2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 23,974
Posted By Dedman
Yeah. I've been told wedge is pretty tame. Was...

Yeah. I've been told wedge is pretty tame. Was thinking Lancelin might be a good option as well. Welbinga sounds like it has a bit of everything sand and nice and close so that's what I'm thinking as...
Forum: Planned Trips 27th September 2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 23,974
Posted By Dedman
This thread hasn't been active for a long while...

This thread hasn't been active for a long while so I am not sure how many of you still get out and about.
For those who don't know I have recently moved to WA (Perth) and pretty keen to meet some...
Forum: General Forum 20th August 2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 450,050
Posted By Dedman
Planning on doing it in 6 days but going to do a...

Planning on doing it in 6 days but going to do a day or so detour to the Flinders rangers on the way.
Forum: General Forum 20th August 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 450,050
Posted By Dedman
Thanks for all the well wishes. Hopefully it goes...

Thanks for all the well wishes. Hopefully it goes well.



The have a bike lock around the tow bar but if people want to steal them they will regardless of what you do. I just hope that doesn't...
Forum: General Forum 19th August 2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 450,050
Posted By Dedman
I have done a lot of work on the forester over...

I have done a lot of work on the forester over the last 2 weeks however today was trying to fit my entire life into one car. Forester is now all packed and ready for its 4000km journey across the...
Forum: Planned Trips 31st July 2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dedman
They have a centre diff lock button which puts it...

They have a centre diff lock button which puts it into 4WD. Also locks the centre diff automatically when put in low range.




Well technically 4WD means the average rotational speed of the two...
Forum: Planned Trips 30th July 2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dedman
And mine. But not a stock EJ subaru.

And mine. But not a stock EJ subaru.
Forum: Planned Trips 30th July 2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dedman
When running around on road its an AWD. Off road...

When running around on road its an AWD. Off road you can lock the centre diff making it 4WD.
Forum: Planned Trips 29th July 2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By Dedman
Just get a sticker that says 4WD and stick it on...

Just get a sticker that says 4WD and stick it on a random button in the cab for the trip (cruise control button or something) and if they ask just point out your 4WD button...

Whist I think the...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 26th June 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
There may be some truth to this as I dont really...

There may be some truth to this as I dont really notice my diff much when its cold. After driving on the freeway for a bit though it becomes very very noticeable. I think I shall give some of that...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 26th June 2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
There may be some truth to this as I dont really...

There may be some truth to this as I dont really notice my diff much when its cold. After driving on the freeway for a bit though it becomes very very noticeable. I think I shall give some of that...
Forum: Picture Gallery 18th June 2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 77
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Views: 8,408
Posted By Dedman
Nice pictures and Video. There was a good amount...

Nice pictures and Video. There was a good amount of water in the river then. That whole area looks so different now.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 17th June 2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
Did you have your KAAZ in the L series? I...

Did you have your KAAZ in the L series?

I bought the symmetrical version for the later models. The other axles are way to hard to find....
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 16th June 2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
Maybe ill give that oil a go next time. ...

Maybe ill give that oil a go next time.


Its probably just driver error on my behalf, not backing off quickly enough when the diff starts slipping and wheels are spinning. Every failure occurred...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 14th June 2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
Like anything if you abuse it, it will break. But...

Like anything if you abuse it, it will break. But a locker will allow you to do more difficult tracks at a slower pace than anything else will, lowering the chance of damage to all components of the...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 13th June 2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,142
Posted By Dedman
Knowing the layout of Subaru diffs then if the...

Knowing the layout of Subaru diffs then if the caps locker is ever released for a Subaru then I am almost certain it will be a complete replacement unit. It would be a poor marked decision to design...
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