How to Replace Manual Locking Hubs?

Answer 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 »

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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 Change Manual Locking Hubs on the 1995 F150?

A four-wheel drive 1995 Ford F-150 pickup came equipped with either automatic locking front hubs or manually locking front hubs. Manually locking hubs require the owner to get out of the vehicle an... Read More »

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 Disassemble Manual Locking Hubs in a 1982 Chevy?

The front axle on a 1982 Chevrolet uses manually locking hubs as part of the four-wheel drive system. To engage them, you have to get out of the vehicle and turn the hubs by hand to lock the front ... Read More »