LockRight Locker Install

Difficulty Rateing: Moderate

Consumeables Required:

  • Gear Oil
  • PermaTex Gasket Maker
  • Thread Lock

Tools Required:

  • Wrenches
  • Sockets
  • Lug Wrench
  • Jack
  • Jack Stands
  • Oil Drain Pan
  • 1/2" ratchet
  • Torque Wrench

Tools Recommended:

  • Impact Wrench with Metric Sockets
  • Pry Bars
  • Cotter Key Plyers
  • Putty knife/scraper
  • Center Punch
  • Hammer
  • Coffee Can
  • Vise Grips
Approximate Install Time: 4-6 hours
  1. Jack up the rear of the truck and remove the tires. Be sure and use the Jack stands to support the vehicle for safety.
  2. Drain the oil.
  3. While the oil is draining, begin loosening the 4 bolts holding the Driveshaft to the Rear Axle. This may require useing a breaker bar or impact wrench.
  4. Disconnect the Emergency brake cables from the brake drums.
  5. Place a set of Vise grips on the Rubber portion of the Brake line makeing sure the hose is crimped to stop fluid flow.
  6. Disconnect the brake lines from the drums.
  7. Unbolt the axles from the Axle Tubes. There are 4 nuts that must be removed that are directly behind the Brake Backing Plate.
  8. Remove the Axle's from the houseing by giveing a quick tug on the alxe. At this time, you can either fully remove the axles, or just pull them out about 6" as I did.
  9. Unbolt the Third Member and removed it from the houseing. Caution, The the Third member is heavy and it would be nice if you had a second person to help you remove and reinstall it.
  10. Place the third member either in a Vice or on a workbench useing a Coffee Can to support it.