Welcome aboard and congrats
I had the manual crank too and didn't like the way it worked, so i bought a harbor frieght winch and it works perfect. I think it cost me $59 . Very very easy to install.
2016 JKU Sport, Automatic, Billet Silver, Mopar 4" Lift, Dick Cepek Fun Country AT Tires, ProComp 7031 Wheels, more to come.