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Old 10-06-2008
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I went with the T-Max 9000
Summit sells the same winch under their label for a few bucks less.

She pulls like a ****.
Drag 40 ft park model trailers sideways with it, Have used it alot since I got it and the T-Max is reliable as all get out



what mounting setup is that and where can i find it thats exactly what im looking for
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Old 10-07-2008
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also, you can take the electric winch off when your not going to be using it and thats 80-100lbs less that your lugging around putting strain and wear on the front end.. just my .02


(if you get that quick connect)
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what mounting setup is that and where can i find it thats exactly what im looking for
Warn Transformer, got it off sea-bass
for a 99 ranger if I remember right, a coulpe of cuts with the sawzall to the header panel and modded the brackets cause the 08 bumper is plastic not steel.
Works great
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also, you can take the electric winch off when your not going to be using it and thats 80-100lbs less that your lugging around putting strain and wear on the front end.. just my .02


(if you get that quick connect)
But, then you may not have it when you need it, and if its laying in the bed, one seriouse projectile in an accident.
If I was going to carry in the bed, I'd have a receiver bolted through the floor to the frame to hold it down
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But, then you may not have it when you need it, and if its laying in the bed, one seriouse projectile in an accident.
If I was going to carry in the bed, I'd have a receiver bolted through the floor to the frame to hold it down
Haha, a very serious projectile....ouch

LOL, I was thinking of doing something like this, anybody got any pics of something like this. I have been trying to think of something that doesnt involve cutting holes in my bed floor though...not going to good...lol
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so would it fit in a regular size truck toolbox?
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Its really heavy to have in a small aluminum tool box IMO, unless it touched the bed.

As for not having it attached, i know i wouldn't drive around like that it would be in the garage.. where i live in Texas there are very few places to go wheelin so i kinda know when I'm planning on going lol

I had it on the front for a while, and it works for some dirt adventures and mud, but it gets in the way hella bad when your trying to climb rocks, that's why i wouldn't want it up there all the time.


When i get a welder at home one of my first projects will be to put a mounting bracket and a winch under the bed about were the spare tire carrier currently is, that way i always have one winch and its out of the way. Then I'll just attach the rollers to what every bumper I build
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When i get a welder at home one of my first projects will be to put a mounting bracket and a winch under the bed about were the spare tire carrier currently is, that way i always have one winch and its out of the way. Then I'll just attach the rollers to what every bumper I build
I agree, it needs to be a box that fits inside the bed. I was going to try and mount it under the bed where the spare goes, but I figured why not be able to use it for both trucks...Got my front hitch for the 93 today, so pics will be up later on after I get it mounted when I get home!!
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well i have one already i got for Christmas a few years ago lol, its a harbor freight and i figured i would just toss that under there and when 4wp has a nice sale again i'll put one on the front.. *most* of the time a rear winch would probably work pretty good as well.


i just like the idea of it being hidden and just seeing the fair leads coming out the custom bumper , I'll just cut a hole in my bed and hinge it so i can get to it easily
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Front Hitch Pics!!!!!





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another question about the front hitches, all i can find is the one for 05 rangers, i have an 06, i suspect it will work fine but i wanted to double check

will the 05 front hitch fit an 06 sport w/o serious cosmetic issues, thanks
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