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Old 04-15-2019, 08:01 AM
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Is there a heavy duty actuator hub I can get for my truck instead of the oem hub Iím sick of them going out.

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Is there a heavy duty actuator hub I can get for my truck instead of the oem hub Iím sick of them going out.

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None that I am aware of. Have you made sure there isnít something else that has failed that has in turn caused the to fail? Like the check valve as one example.
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This is an IWE delete kit you can install.
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This is an IWE delete kit you can install.
will I still have 4x4
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will I still have 4x4
also does this make it crappy to drive. My main question is will it turn normal? Or will it function like itís in 4x4 high when I turn and make it hop/skid the wheels ?
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also does this make it crappy to drive. My main question is will it turn normal? Or will it function like it’s in 4x4 high when I turn and make it hop/skid the wheels ?
Your 4WD will still work. With the solenoid disconnected and the IWEs connected, doesn't put in you 4WD. All it does is engages the IWEs. Here is the sequence of events that need to happen in order to be in 4WD:

1. You turn the **** to 4H.
2. TC engages.
3. Truck waits for the front shaft, front diff and half shafts to spin up and match truck speed. Especially if moving.
4. Solenoid release vacuum and thus the IWEs engage.

So, all 4 things have to happen before you have to worry about driving on dry pavement and binding. So yes, it will drive normally because, only step 4 happened.
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Your 4WD will still work. With the solenoid disconnected and the IWEs connected, doesn't put in you 4WD. All it does is engages the IWEs. Here is the sequence of events that need to happen in order to be in 4WD:

1. You turn the **** to 4H.
2. TC engages.
3. Truck waits for the front shaft, front diff and half shafts to spin up and match truck speed. Especially if moving.
4. Solenoid release vacuum and thus the IWEs engage.

So, all 4 things have to happen before you have to worry about driving on dry pavement and binding. So yes, it will drive normally because, only step 4 happened.
awesome Iíll be looking to order these delete kit soon then cuz Iíve had nothing but trouble with the iwe since I had the truck and even more with it leveled
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You could also just disconnect the hose from the check valve and plug both to not get dirt into the system. It would pretty much be the same thing. Don't believe there would be a downside to doing though.
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only downside would be your cv shaft turns all the time and may be a tad more drag for mpg.
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