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Default 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 we are successful this will be the ultimate modification to convert your Subaru into an offroad machine.

At these early stages we are just trying to obtain information about what the Subaru community wants and gauge interest.

We ask if anyone interested could please fill out the below survey.
https://goo.gl/forms/tlqGutEevG6dzO763

Currently the project page is located on Facebook if you are a user, otherwise any updates will be posted here.
https://www.facebook.com/R160.Diff.Locker.Project
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Unread 25th April 2017, 06:46 AM
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FYI we already had a similar exercise here: http://www.offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=7092
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FYI we already had a similar exercise here: http://www.offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=7092
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 there is going to be a lot more push behind it. But we can only push if we have the data to show there is a market so please if you have not already done so, complete the survey.
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The survey has so far been very promising. In just under one week we have received 279 responses with 160 willing to pay $1000 USD or more for our very own Subaru diff locker.

Let's keep the momentum going!!
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The survey has so far been very promising. In just under one week we have received 279 responses with 160 willing to pay $1000 USD or more for our very own Subaru diff locker.

Let's keep the momentum going!!
Not bad at all!
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Just a heads up to everyone, this project has not been forgotten, it's just hit a few dead ends. There are more options becoming available all the time & we'll keep exploring those as they come up.

If anyone has any leads on a manufacturer keen to do a R160 locker, please PM myself or Dedman, or leave the details here
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