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Auburn Electric - Locker Positractions Print E-mail
Need more traction?  From rain, ice, and snow to muddy trails and back roads, Auburn Positraction units provide a full range of limited-slip differentials. These electric positraction units are designed to transfer torque quickly and smoothly in any driving condition. We can supply Auburn Positraction's for Dana, Jeep, AMC, Ford and General Motor'sThe Auburn ECTED locking differential is a SELECTABLE limited slip to a full locking differential.   Don't get stuck again, below you will find a detailed application guide and information on how the Auburn Limited Slip Positractioin works.

Electric - Locker

This positraction enhances the traction required for sever weather conditions, of-road towing and plowing in Jeeps, pickup trucks and SUV's. The ECTED is a selectable traction device; an on/off switch is mounted near the driver.  The Auburn's actuation is an electro-magnetic device that "ramps up" and compresses the clutch pack. The Elocker is an open differential when not engaged. The kit includes a wiring harnes and switch. This positraction is available for the ected_th.jpg Chevrolet GMC 10 Bolt 8.5", 8.6",  Dana 35, Dana 44 and Dana 50 front. Ford 8.8" differential as well as AMC20,

Hot it works

When “off” – the clutch pack (7), which is located behind the side gear (6) provides the limited slip mode. As torque increases, the separating forces within the differential gears increase, causing the clutch pack to be compressed and thereby providing bias torque to the high traction wheel – your performance limited slip differential action. When selected “on”, current is sent to the electromagnetic coil (8). The coil is retained by a clip that fits over one of the bearing cap bolts, making it non-rotational. The coil rides on a ball bearing (9). The ball bearings spin with the differential case (10).

The coil creates a magnetic flux so that the pilot cone (1) is pulled into engagement with the differential case (10). This frictional engagement causes the bearing balls (2) to ride up on a ramp machined into the side gear (3). This radial travel of the balls (2) also causes lateral movement of the side gear (3). The lateral movement of the side gear (3) applies a force onto the center block (4). The center block (4) has an elongated hole that the center pin (5) fits through, allowing it to float. The center block (4) applies force to the opposite side gear (6), compressing the clutch pack (7) giving the user a solid axle assembly – the spool/locker performance you desire at the strip or off-road.  Click image to enlarge.  See installation instructions.

ECTED™ Advantages

  • ECTED gearing is made from aircraft quality, 9310 heat-treated billet steel to make it as tough as nails! auburnelectriclocker.jpg
  • ECTED can be switched on or off “on the fly,” at any road speed.
  • ECTED does not have any shift forks or pins that must be lined up to obtain locker mode.
  • ECTED is quiet – say good-bye to noisy lockers!
  • ECTED is backed by an industry-leading one-year warranty, just like all Auburn Gear Performance Differentials.
  • ECTED is backed by the industry-exclusive program. D-REX = Differential – Replacement EXchange Program.
  • ECTED can be used in front axle applications – with or without lockout hubs.
  • ECTED is the only selectable locker that offers both limited slip and locker modes. Forget the rest - go with the best!

 Select you application form the following: AMC, Chevrolet GMC, Dana and Ford

  Your Cost
DTSAG 545006
AMC 20 2.73 and down 29 Spline TED   $706.69
DTSAG 545007 AMC 20 3.07 and up 29 Spline TED
DTSAG 545003 GM 10 Bolt 8.5" and 8.6  28 Spline LM102949   $706.69
DTSAG 545004 GM 8.5" and 8.6"  30 Spline LM102949   $706.69
DTSAG 545008 Chevrolet 12 Bolt 8.875" Car 3.08 to 3.90 ECTED Series 3   $706.69
DTSAG 545009 Cheverolet 12 Bolt 8.875" Truck 2.76-3.42 30 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545010 Chevrolet 12 Bolt 8.875" Car 30 Spline 4.10 and up   $706.69
DTSAG 545011 Cheverolet 12 Bolt 8.875" Truck 2.76-3.73 30 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545012 Dana 35 3.31 and down 27 SplineSP LM102949   $706.69
DTSAG 545013 Dana 35 3.55 and up 27SP LM102949 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545014 Dana 35 3.31 and down 30SP LM102949 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545015 Dana 35 3.55 and up 30SP LM102949 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545016 Dana 30 3.31 and down 27SP Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545017 Dana 30 3.73 and up 27SP Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545018 Dana 44 3.73 and down 30 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545019 Dana 44 3.92and up 30 Spline   $706.69
DTSAG 545020 Dana 50 Front axle all ratio's 30 Spline   #719.95
DTSAG 545005 8.8" FORD 31 Spline IRS Applications only
DTSAG 545001 8.8" FORD 28 Spline    $706.69
DTSAG 545002 8.8" FORD 31 Spline

  Important Note: The is not recommended for use in front axles that feature an "Inter-Axle Disconnect".





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