Tirfor winch cable needed

Submitted: Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 18:29
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Hi all,

Some kind soul STOLE my Tirfor winch cable coil and I now have a winch with no cable...anyone know where to get these cables? Can I use any other cable? Any help or pointers appreciated.

Thanks,
Ray
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Reply By: Member - Peter Z (VIC) - Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:04

Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:04
Ray,
Any ARB outlet or place that handles their stuff could replace the cable for you, & ifthere might be plenty of others as well. The ARB catalogue quotes $110 to suit the T516, & $87 for the smaller model. Cables incl hook & reeler.
Some mongrels about. Good luck.
happy travellin,
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Reply By: Member - Peter Z (VIC) - Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:05

Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:05
Ray,
Any ARB outlet or place that handles their stuff could replace the cable for you, & ifthere might be plenty of others as well. The ARB catalogue quotes $110 to suit the T516, & $87 for the smaller model. Cables incl hook & reeler.
Some mongrels about. Good luck.
happy travellin,
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Follow Up By: Member - Peter Z (VIC) - Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:09

Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 19:09
Whoops........... Sorry about the double header!
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Reply By: allblack55 - Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 20:31

Friday, Apr 09, 2004 at 20:31
Hi Ray,

The Victorian agent for Tirfor patents is Gilbert Lodge.

ph 03 9566 1999
fax 03 9560 7700

If you contact them they will indicate the nearest retailer to you,(who by the way may look strangely at you when you talk `TIRFOR`) in my case I was referred to Burson Auto spares, very good service.

Leigh.
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Follow Up By: Groove - Saturday, Apr 10, 2004 at 22:54

Saturday, Apr 10, 2004 at 22:54
Make sure you use a cable designed for this type of application. Some cables have a flexible core to make them easier to handle. The tirfor type winch is steel cable all the way through so it wont crush in the mechanism that pulls it through the tirfor.

cheers
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Reply By: Roachie - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 20:33

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 20:33
Ray,
Not sure where you are but I reckon ARB are a rip-off. Here's why.......

I have a Warn 9000 lecki winch and the cable will need replacing soon. ARB quoted something like $330-. I rang a local SA company which advertised in one of the mags a year or so ago. Name: A.Noble and Sons. The bloke quoted me around $115- for the same cable with end swaged (spell check please????) etc. I asked him to check as the ARB was nearly 3 times dearer. Was their cable as good etc?
The bloke I spoke to said he used to work for Noble's Darwin outlet where he was responsible for delivering their cable to....guess where......ARB of course!!!
Roachie
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Follow Up By: moibloke - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 21:14

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 21:14
Thanks everyone for the advise sofar 8)

Roachie,

This sounds like someone I need to contact. Got anymore details? I did a quick search on the net but came up blank.
I'm in Alice Springs and the local joke around here is that if you need something from the local ARB dealer you'll need to take out a mortgage to cover the purchase.

Thanks
Ray
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Follow Up By: Roachie - Thursday, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:56

Thursday, Apr 15, 2004 at 09:56
Ray,

A.Noble & Son Ltd....80-92 Grand Junction Road, Kilburn, SA
Phone 08 8260 4711

I know they have outlets in Whyalla and Port Lincoln (and Darwin too as that young bloke told me on the phone).

Good luck

Roachie
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Reply By: hoyks - Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 21:56

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2004 at 21:56
If you have access to a Blackwoods catalogue, they have a listing for winches or a separate wire rope assembly (welded one end, hook the other) in the lifting equipment section.
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Reply By: moibloke - Friday, Apr 30, 2004 at 19:57

Friday, Apr 30, 2004 at 19:57
Thank you to all.

Afer ringing around and visiting diff. 4WD stores I ended up going with the local ARB folks - got it for $120.
This was because the freight from anywhere else brought it up to a similar or close $$ cost. Buying locally for a few bucks more (<$10) means if anything goes wrong I can take it back without having to pay return freight.

Once again thanks to all for the info.

Ray
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