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Old 01-24-2011, 06:35 AM
desjardo desjardo is offline
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Default Winch Selection

OK, so after some reading I have come to the conclusion I will need a minimum 8000lb winch to get my truck out of any decent mud hole.
Then I need to make a decision on what brand I will go with.
I wont be using this thing all that often so I am curious if I should go with;

Warn M8000 With roller

Superwinch 8500 - No roller included
2006 Ranger FX4 Level 2
33x12.5 Hankook Dynamic M/T, Ion Aluminum Alloy 15x10 -4inch offset,Front winch bumper, superwinch ep9.0, 3" B/L, Torsion Crank, Chrome Bed Bar, 2 x 100 watt offroads, 6000k HID Heads/Fog(s), Pioneer H.U., 12" Jackhammer, Alpine mrp 500,train horn, whelen pa/siren
Headlight, Fog, Airbox, Blue led interior(not gauge cluster yet), blue led l/p, blue led side markers, color match skid plates
To come
sliders, suspension lift, rear bumper, tire carrier, tailgate
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Old 01-24-2011, 08:45 AM
DiabloBlanco DiabloBlanco is offline
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Default Re: Winch Selection

warn w/ roller is gonna do you well. Had one on our old Jeep Wrangler. Worked like a charm.
YZ the way to be!
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Mods to come: Camburg entry 6.0 system. FiberwerkX Fenders and bedsides. Tube bumper.
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Old 01-24-2011, 10:57 AM
Bird76Mojo Bird76Mojo is offline
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Default Re: Winch Selection

Here's what I went with and I couldn't be happier! 9000lbs

2001 Ranger Edge Regular cab, auto 4.0L 4x4 4.10LS

1989 Ranger Regular cab longbed, manual 2.9 4x4

Parts BroncoII's x 3
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