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by Anthony Forgey
25 Jun 2018 12:17
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

Awesome post, thanks Anthony. I also do my own winch servicing, but just a single note applicable for Warn M - series winches. Very similar to the auto locking hubs, the winch clutch mechanism (ie: where you engage or disengage the winch) is very sensitive to the lubricant you use. The Warn service...
by Anthony Forgey
24 Jun 2018 10:25
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Looking for some wisdom and advice !
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Looking for some wisdom and advice !

Welcome here Craig. I think there's no question that the Patrol is a more comfortable, more capable vehicle, however its fuel consumption is not... favourable I'm a patrol guy, but in this instance, given your application, and only those two choices, I'd go for the cruiser for only one reason: Fuel ...
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 13:28
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

Part 4 is now posted
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 13:27
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

hugejp wrote:
23 Jun 2018 09:53
:bravo:
Impressive!

thanks JP
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 09:17
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

Part 4 Now I have to sort out that broken pin for the winch controller plug at the solenoid 38 the problematic multi pin connector.jpg The controller only needs 3 connections and there are 5 pins so I just use one of the unused pins and move the wires on the controller box as well as the correspond...
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 08:55
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

Part 3 Good, now to turn attention to the Solenoid. The terminals are oxidised and dirty 27 Solenoid terminals.jpg Inside is dirty but in pretty good condition. No corrosion 28 inside solenoid box.jpg The winch controller plug, however is not good at all. in fact while cleaning away some of the sca...
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 08:32
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Photo log of T-max winch service

Part 2 I cleaned up the inside of the housing and removed the corrosion 14 cleaned up field coils and housing.jpg A little trick I use to prevent the brushes from being pushed in. I spread them with nylon hose connector. It saves pain and suffering when you reassemble. 15 holding those pesky brushe...
by Anthony Forgey
23 Jun 2018 08:14
Forum: 15. Other Patrol Stuff
Topic: Photo log of T-max winch service
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Photo log of T-max winch service

I serviced a T-max 9500 winch yesterday and took some photo's and a couple of video clips of the process. lets start.... Part 1 This is the winch. Its a T-max 9500. I have the 8500 on my vehicle and I've literally used it hundreds of times with no issues. 1 the winch.jpg 2 the winch.jpg I disassemb...
by Anthony Forgey
20 Jun 2018 17:49
Forum: 33. Happy Birthday!!!
Topic: Happy birthday David M, Hugh
Replies: 13
Views: 87

Re: Happy birthday David M, Hugh

Very happy birthday to you both
by Anthony Forgey
19 Jun 2018 09:10
Forum: 13. Electrical & Electronics
Topic: Dirk's GQ Patrol got some TLC
Replies: 23
Views: 508

Re: Dirk's GQ Patrol got some TLC

Personally I think anyone who buys a second hand Patrol that has had any accessory fitted should be sending it to you if they do not know how to do it themselves. Thank you for expressing such confidence in my work. I really don't perform wiring miracles. I simply follow basic principles without sh...

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