How to Drive Manual Locking Hub Trucks?

Answer Front manual locking hubs are common on many four wheel drive pickups and other light duty trucks that can be shifted into four wheel drive. The manual hubs allow you to disengage the front wheels ... Read More »

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How Can I Tell I My Manual Locking Hubs Need to Be Replaced?

Manual locking hubs have been around for at least 60 years. Originally invented by Warn Industries, manual locking hubs offer decreased driveline wear, increased fuel economy and smoother vehicle o... Read More »

How to Install Manual Locking Hubs?

The manual locking hub system is used when a person wishes to switch their truck or SUV from a two wheel drive to a four wheel drive. When invented, it was called a shift-on-the-fly four wheel driv... Read More »

How to Replace Manual Locking Hubs?

The locking hub on four-wheel drive vehicles form a direct link between the front axles and tires. The adjustment setting on the locking hub allows the front wheels to spin for driving on regular p... Read More »

How to Disassemble a Ford Manual Locking Hub?

Manual locking hubs are used to engage or disengage the front wheels to the front axle shafts. This reduces wear and tear on the front axle. Hub components are often made of cast aluminum and can b... Read More »