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  1. Nissan Y62 Patrol, Armada & Infiniti QX80
    My y62 pretty heavy and I do beach work, concerned my current 9500 may not have umph to pull loaded Y62 plus trailer out of sand bog. This I’m tossing up on the following options after reading several reviews, reviews on these 2 seem pretty good esp re water ingress n warranty, interested in...
  2. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi guys I am having trouble figuring out where to put my winch control box? I have got the winch in (just) with the coolers and fan being in the way. any one have any idea where to put the control box? The back of the fog lights of the standard bumper get in the way of mounting it to the...
  3. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hi all I have picked up a leaf front and rear GQ ute. Want to get a winch bar for it but can't seem to find any around gumtree etc. Anyone on here interested in selling one? Needs to be in SE QLD? Not keen on buying new cuz im still on apprentice wage. Failing this, anyone have experience...
  4. Recovery Gear
    About to pull the trigger on a new winch and this is one of the ones I'm considering, it's proving a bit difficult to find any non-biased feedback though. Anyone have any experience with it?
  5. Recovery Gear
    Hi, Just wanted to know if anyone can recommend a low mount winch compatible bullbar for a '97 gq ute leaf sprung on both ends as I'm having trouble finding one on this site or elsewhere. All I find are only for coil sprung vehicles. Thanks
  6. Recovery Gear
    hi people im looking for an engineer or a good machinist to help me make a twin output pto drive (the part that attaches to the gearbox) so i can run a fron and rear pto winch
  7. Recovery Gear
    Looking at buying a Warn 9.5XP winch at the moment and noticing the difference in prices on ebay vs local (as to be expected I guess) although the postage is huge on the items from the states. Has anyone got any tips of good places to look at to buy one, or any locals that are reasonably priced...
  8. Auto Electrical
    Hi Guys, Im going to get a winch hopefully at this weekends Perth 4wd show. I've done some research and would like to isolate the winch. I would like to isolate one of the control wires rather than the main RED Positive wire as the amp draw can get upto 400amps. It'll be easier to isolate a...
  9. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    I have recently bought a PTO winch which has everything i need the PTO unit, The winch and drive-shaft. Problem is on the PTO drive shaft, the universals need replacing Ive tried to measure them up but no drive shaft place seems to know of anything that size. The rough size is 19mm Cap...
  10. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Ive only just got myself a complete Setup for a PTO for my 1990 GQ, Planning on replacing the oil in the PTO winch ive had a read of a few of the other threads but haven't really got any definitive answers about what a good oil to use in them.. Im from melbourne, Vic and ive called a few Places...
  11. Nissan Patrol GQ/Y60 & Ford Maverick
    Hey guys, Just been looking around at winch bars and I came across this one on eBay. Looks really good and it's pretty cheap. Does anyone know what they are like? Thanks :D http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com.au/viewitem?itemId=400377672435
  12. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hey guys, first poster here and I'm really sorry if this has been asked before (I did search but couldn't find anything) I've just put a factory steel bar on my '04 wagon with the idea of a winch going in very soon. I have heard good things about the Smittybilt range, so I went down to old mate...
  13. Auto Electrical
    Hey guys this is my first post ever on a forum so please forgive me if I step over the line in some respects. My wife says I am fairly socially inept and I have to admit, she is right :-) So I will do my best here. Anyway I have read a great few threads and articles on line and in magazines...
  14. Auto Electrical
    Hey guys I need a bit of help regarding what system I should get and where to start I have an 05 gu cab chassy and at the moment have no system installed I want to be able to run a winch off the 2nd battery as well as spotties and a fridge Just need some advice on what to get as I do know where...
  15. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Now available from " ARB ". They said only for the 3L but it fit my 4.2td no worries. DONT use the tiedown points OR the "tow" hook that are on your patrol, for snatching ! They are not rated or strong enough to do the job SAFELY. $180 ARB Recovery Equipment...
  16. General Patrol Discussion
    Hey Guys, Now this isn't one of your typical threads asking whether it is worthwhile or not to buy one. Instead I'm planning on giving a bit of an overview of how the one I bought goes. The winch I bought can be found at the following link: 12V 12000lbs Electric Winch ATV 4WD Boat Wireless |...
  17. General Discussion Only, Not for Technical
    If like me you are required to dream up justification for all those 'necessary' 4WD 'investments' such as a winch I have come up with an option for your list of justifications: it will avoid you straining your back unloading the truck, thus avoiding sick days from work, loss of income and...
  18. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi guys, I recently purchased a premier winch and went to put in in a nissan winch bar, however when put the "right way up", with the cable spooling out from the bottom of the winch i.e closest to the ground, the cable runs over a metal support bracket on the winch bar - not good for winching...
  19. Nissan Patrol GU/GR Y61
    Hi guys, Has anyone put a winch in a factory nissan winch bar? I am looking at doing it over the weekend and primarily would like to know if I need to remove the bar or is there enough room if I remove the covering underneath the bar? My apologies if this has been answered before - however...
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