I always believed that front is a weak link and gearing and a locker could improve traction, but can also cause more opportunity to break too.
You don't have to eat there, we just all meet there.
I might go, but I don't eat micky D stuff, so probably just see you at park !
get at least a HP dana 30 ! ... and go with 4.88 s ! ... you have an overdrive tranny, so go for what ya can !