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Old 07-19-2014, 10:23 AM   #31
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nice fab work wish i could weld so i could make one .your not worried about rust on the plate.it looks like you didnt paint it
I will paint it but I needed a winch this weekend so time was an issue but the steel is thick so surface rust will be prevalent but no rot

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Old 07-19-2014, 10:33 AM   #32
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Very nice im trying to custom fab one from a slighty used aev plate .hoping to sandwich it together with stock bumper and mount hawse fairlead to stock bumper.if you evered measured the hole on the stock bumper there a two hole exactly ten inches apart .perfect for the hawse lead.its like chrysler thought ahead but never offered a kit or something

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Old 07-19-2014, 12:43 PM   #33
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Very nice im trying to custom fab one from a slighty used aev plate .hoping to sandwich it together with stock bumper and mount hawse fairlead to stock bumper.if you evered measured the hole on the stock bumper there a two hole exactly ten inches apart .perfect for the hawse lead.its like chrysler thought ahead but never offered a kit or something
yea it was funny I drilled right through with no resistance I turned the bumper over and went "hmmm"
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Old 07-19-2014, 01:01 PM   #34
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I just got off phone with cabelas .ordered my winch m8000s $800 shipped .i had over a 100 dollars in bucks points.it was worth the call
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Old 07-19-2014, 05:18 PM   #35
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I will paint it but I needed a winch this weekend so time was an issue but the steel is thick so surface rust will be prevalent but no rot
Can you go powder coat?
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Old 07-19-2014, 09:22 PM   #36
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Can you go powder coat?
I don't have the equipment to but I could get it done. I would just paint it with roll bar and chassis paint
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Old 07-19-2014, 09:34 PM   #37
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We pull guys out every weekend that have cheap winches that got submerged in water and all they do is smoke. And there are always a few that have a good winch but no idea how to use it.
If your thinking of cheap buy a come along it will always work.
Wheeling and cheap is never a good combo never.

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