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Sure it would, just like the ARB.
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Would an e-locker be useful for stuff like this?

Any selective locker manual, electric or air is better then an open or limited-slip differential for off road conditions.
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Hmm interesting, I always thought LSD was good for off-road, I guess years ago it was but not now
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They are but they have limitations. A good example is you have a Detroit locker and you are on ice, off camber...not good. Being able to run and open/locked diff is great.
For the street, IMO, a Torsen or Truetrac is the way to go, for me, it's for snow.
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Was wondering the size of Rear-end of 250 high roof, 9" 9.75" ? Thanks
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They are all 9.75 full floating Sterling axles, 150,250,350. The 350HD has dual rear wheels with a similar axle setup.
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What size rear is in the transit now is it a 8.8?
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When you have equally poor traction under both wheels, only one wheel spins.

When stuck on ice, snow or mud only one tire spins. When backing on to my snow or ice covered drive (small incline) only one wheel spins. On dry pavement burn outs both wheels spin.

In other words the limited slip differential on my dodge truck helps me get stuck and then quits working, when I am are stuck. I would prefer it to work the other way around like a "selective locking differential".
My 2015 T250 with optional limited slip 3.73 does work, easy to test backing up a steep gravel hill empty. Both wheels spin quickly and stay that way.

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My 2015 T250 with optional limited slip 3.73 does work, easy to test backing up a steep gravel hill empty. Both wheels spin quickly and stay that way.
You have good traction with both wheels on gravel.
Try same thing on snow, ice or mud where you have poor traction under both wheels.
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Where it helps is when one wheel is on a slick surface and the other has traction.
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