Jump to content

Husky winch ?


white90
 Share

Recommended Posts

Those with a Husky Winch

how easy is it to turn the drum when the freespool lever is operated?

my drum is quite awkward to turn, IIRC it has been like this since I got it(brand new)

I'm considering a strip/clean and rebuild but if they all do that I'll leave well alone

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Tony, I'd bet that when you pull off the end plate the bush will be full of grit and totally dry - mine was and like you the drum as really tight. I think with a setup like yours (and my old one) you're going to suffer from problems as the Southdown gaurd scoops up a lot of mud and its going to find its way into the drum support bushes. I've drilled and tapped the end plate to take a grease nipple so that whoever I sell the Husky + bits to hopefully won't suffer the same problem.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Removed the winch to find a bit of dry crud behind the end plate/gearbox end.

the free spool is easy to operate with the drum removed.

I'll clean the bushes re grease (the first time since purchased)

and see it frees the drum up

as well as making sure the winch is re fitted square, I am using a genuine Superwinch mount

so it should help line it all up.

Jase where did you fit the grease nipple on the gearbox end?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Well I think Andy (Moglite) deserves a thanks!

When I fitted the XP motor to the husky it was hitting the x member enough to sit the gearbox section slightly askew

now addressed with a grinder I'll clean re-grease and re fit and see how it performs

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience. By using our website you agree to our Cookie Policy