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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #101 on: August 09, 2015, 09:21:07 PM »
Running plasma and a hawse on mine, just need to watch when winching in a large angle off to the side. The weight difference from a normal roller fairlead and and aluminium hawse is crazy

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I spaced mine out with a spare hawse so I can get a better angle.
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #102 on: August 09, 2015, 09:24:26 PM »
Talking with the guy who did the GVM upgrade and how I taped the end casing of the 9.5 so that it could breathe and drain. He dug the following out and said he used to wire a 12v blower to one port in series with the winch so when it ran it would blow air through!

Going to put it on next service.

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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #103 on: August 09, 2015, 10:56:49 PM »
Talking with the guy who did the GVM upgrade and how I taped the end casing of the 9.5 so that it could breathe and drain. He dug the following out and said he used to wire a 12v blower to one port in series with the winch so when it ran it would blow air through!

Going to put it on next service.
Not sure what the purpose is??

I know comp trucks have it, but that's to keep water out before you go under... once you wet its too late for a 12v motor...

or am I reading it wrong.
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #104 on: August 09, 2015, 11:10:56 PM »
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #105 on: August 10, 2015, 05:20:13 AM »
I just wanna increase the breathing capacity . The more it can ventilate the less likely and condensation issues.
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #106 on: August 10, 2015, 12:09:40 PM »
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Hawse = alloy , no rollers.


Yea, was poor choice of words.. But you can get replacement plastic rollers to replace the metal ones for those that dont want the hawse

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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #107 on: August 10, 2015, 12:18:59 PM »
I thought the idea of the ports was to create positive air pressure in the motor to keep water from being sucked in through the seals. Same concept as diff breathers.
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #108 on: August 10, 2015, 06:13:59 PM »
I thought the idea of the ports was to create positive air pressure in the motor to keep water from being sucked in through the seals. Same concept as diff breathers.
Would be nice if you could easily fit breathers upto firewall or similar... apparently the irinman ones come  std with it...

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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #109 on: August 10, 2015, 07:23:57 PM »
I thought the idea of the ports was to create positive air pressure in the motor to keep water from being sucked in through the seals. Same concept as diff breathers.

Yep that's what it's for but I don't think I dunk it enough to worry. Next service wil tell
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #110 on: August 10, 2015, 07:27:47 PM »
Would be nice if you could easily fit breathers upto firewall or similar... apparently the irinman ones come  std with it...

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That's the breather from my 9.5xp on the cruisers firewall. The other port is a drain/acess port to spray inside with WD after the odd trip.......too which I haven't done yet!

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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #111 on: December 05, 2018, 09:05:44 AM »
Gearbox looks tidy from the outside. Just the free spool lever stuck.


Then pulling it apart shows baby poo... and still water in there :(


Surface Rust and mushy poo


More surface rust and shock... and water...


Yucky poo vomit spit cry...


elbow grease, wire brush, brake cleaner, and some funky blasting machine at Vinces werk =  :cup: :cup: :cup:

time to give it another tidy up me thinks :)
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #112 on: February 18, 2019, 09:38:15 AM »
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new bearings and gaskets, grease/moreys mixed throughout (that moreys stuff is insanely tacky and like honey !!) 


line up the motor parts


Nice and cleaned up properly... no 1/2 measures.



Assembly of the motor went well :)


Looks a touch better and will not corrode this time :) :) :)

Time to give my girl another birthday I think
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Re: Warn winch rebuild
« Reply #113 on: June 26, 2019, 11:39:57 AM »
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Time to give my girl another birthday I think
Need to find a workshop, or someone with a large bench to spread out on... anyone ideas?
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