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Hello all.Can I get my Traction Lock to hook up better until
I get it rebuildt. I have no friction modifier in it now.
When I hit the throttle both tires spinns but when I am holding
the car on the brakes and try to do a nice burnout the right
wheel is the only one that smokes. I have Lakewood slapper-
bars.Can I adjust them to make up for wear in the rear?
Have you got any other trix?
-65 Stang 289 c4 3500 stall 8"4.11
Thanks Gresse
 

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A line lock plumbed into the front brake line may help you do a 2 wheel burnout with your current posi.
Or get a non-disc type posi like the Detroit True Trac or get a full locker.
I was having the same problem with my clutch type posi and I just recently switched to a Detroit Locker and love it. No 1 wheel peel anymore. And it is MUCH stronger than any posi!

Read this:
http://www.fordmuscle.com/forums/all-ford-techboard/which-posi-to-get_53206.html
 

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Thanks for the post.I see some people is running hard with
their Traction Locks.Can someone please let me know how
to set it up correctly so I can cruise around town and burn
some rubber.It is unlikely I´ll be running it on the tracks.
Most street use on street tires.I would like to upgrade to the
Detroit Locker but it seems vise to buy a 9" and put a DL in
that one instead,but I can´t afford that deal now.
Hope I can get my old 8" to serv me a little longer.
Thank´s Gresse
 

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Some people add an extra disc to tighten up the track lock. I have never done it so I couldn't tell you how.
I am on the verge of funning in the 11's and I am sill using the 8" rear. I would (did) get a Detroit for the 8" and be done.
 

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you can also adjust the brakes to be a little loose on one side or the other, or both.
 

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Brake adjustment it is,thank you for that Mavman.
 

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I wouldnt lopside brake adjustment, make sure the back brakes are adjusted properly and then rebuild it if it doesnt work. Any "tricks" will just waste your time until you finally rebuild it

I personally wouldnt want to hit the brakes with one side tighter than the other in a WOT drag race (or be in the lane next to you)
 

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Its not going to pull if you have one side a little looser than the other. Not on the back brakes anyway. That's an old stock/super stock trick that many have done (including me). the only time it'll cause any "pull" is if one side is looser than the other on the FRONT, and even then, it'd have to be a severe mismatch. Just a little isn't going to be that noticeable unless you're running 8's at 150+ and you have to really get down on the pedal.

Speaking from experience here......
 
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