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Old 04-06-2010, 12:19 PM
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Default Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

Has anyone out there put a winch on the front of a '06 - '09 4X4?
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Old 04-06-2010, 12:45 PM
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Default Re: Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

Some pics of one here: Custom hood question
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:28 PM
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Default Re: Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

probably easier (cheaper too) to get a front hitch and get a hitch mounted winch.
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Old 04-07-2010, 07:45 AM
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Default Re: Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

Thanks to all who replied. One question though, would a winch pinned into a hitch be as strong as one that is mounted to a frame mounted setup. I'm wondering whether the pin that would hold the winch in the hitch would be the weakest link if you know what I mean?
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Old 04-07-2010, 09:49 AM
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Default Re: Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

If it's a solid pin, it shouldn't be a problem. Those ones that have a sleeve the goes over a smaller pin to make it fit will be compromised.
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Old 04-07-2010, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: Front mounted winch '06 - '09 4X4

You can always use a grade 8 or grade 12 bolt instead of a hitch center pin.


Search "front hitch" and i've posted tons of info.
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