U.S. Patent Pending
Chilkat we are 4WD enthusiasts, problem solvers by
design, and enjoy a good challenge in the shop or on the
trail. We designed, built, and bench tested our original
cable conversion kit: naturally dubbed the
The E-Racer replaces the OEM electric actuator.
The E-Racer is designed to work with both the
high pinion FJ and low pinion Tacoma 8"
If you already have an E-locker 3rd member (chunk),
the E-Racer is a simple bolt on upgrade that can be
done with basic hand tools anywhere, anytime.
And yes, it is compatible with front leaf springs!
- No wiring
- No fluids to replace
- Re-use the factory E-locker spur gear
- Engage your locker in 2WD and 4WD high range
- Stainless steel to withstand the elements
- Anodized aluminum to preserve the look
main shaft, which will take most of the torsion load, is made from heat
treated, stress relieved, ground and polished 4140 Acralloy
- Double o-ring design seals the fluid in and contaminants out
- For custom builds, we left extra material on the E-Racer's circular lever.
Full Kit Includes:
The E-Racer is homegrown and locally made in the U.S.A.
1 - 3rd Member Actuator
1 - Cable (8', 10' or 12')
Stainless Steel Cable Ends
1 - Hand Shifter
All Stainless Mounting Hardware
20- Zip Ties
Spare O-Ring, E-Clip, and Key Stock
Tips for finding your cable length:
Route an air hose or garden hose from the hand shifter
locating (in cab) to the center of the electric actuator on the
Make sure when routing the mock up cable/hose to not make
bend/corners tighter than 6" CLR (center line radius).
Choose a path away from abrasive/sharp surfaces and heat.
Our kits are simple, complete, and designed to give you
a reliable selectable locker that is all Toyota. The E-Racer
provides unmatched sustainability that every
4x4 expedition vehicle needs.
Click to download a PDF version of The E-Racer Installation Guide.
Mechanical Actuator Only- Part # 0124-ERCL - $295
Cable Hand Shifter- Part # 0124-CHS - $91
2" Throw Cable with Ends