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Postby zacco » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:20 am

Hey blokes, has anyone fitted a grease nipple to the gear side of an electric winch?
Cheers, Zacco
1989 2wd rodeo4ze1 soon to be 2.8 T/d auto,manual whatever
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Re: winch lube

Postby Brinky » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:19 pm

Hi Zacco. Is your winch a Runva? If it is please let me know if this mod works. Wonder why they don't fit grease nipples from new.
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Re: winch lube

Postby geeves » Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:25 pm

Adding a grease nipple wouldnt deal with any water that got in. Also you dont fill them with grease only giving the parts a good coating. A quick google came up with a guide
https://www.whichcar.com.au/gear/recove ... -4x4-winch
Sanding your knuckles before starting work can help. That way you cant skin them
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Re: winch lube

Postby zacco » Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:41 pm

Hey runva, mines an ironman winch
1989 2wd rodeo4ze1 soon to be 2.8 T/d auto,manual whatever
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Joined: Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:52 am
Age: 61
Country: Australia
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Vehicle: 1991 Isuzu 2.8 t/d,
Mods , holden badges removed, tweaked fuel pump
1991 rodeo d/cab 4ZE1 auto , the horror , the horror !

Re: winch lube

Postby Brinky » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:26 am

They say the best way to make your winch last is use it heaps. Mine gets plenty of use as I'm always getting stuck trying to follow those big trucks. I just wish I had bought the faster winching model.
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Automatic Trans, Bighorn Inter-cooled, 2" Raised Torsion's and Shackles, Shaved bump stops, Flipped top ball joints, Standard dump pipe with 2.5" exhaust, K&N filter, Snorkel, Raised Trans and Transfer Box with modified cross brace, Not lifted, 31x10.5x15 muds, Runva 9500 winch, Oil catch can, disconnected sway bar


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