Originally Posted by WatchThis!
Ah never even thought about that, but then again I dont know anyone who runs a cover on a winch. The are kinda pointless to me. If you are scared of your winch geting wet or muddy maby you should have bought a better winch? IDK maby some folks run them for looks? Or I guess maby you might need one if ice is an issue during the winter?
I would think the contrary, the more I spend the more I would want it protected. Snow, rain, hail, rocks kicked up, the trail of sand constantly following a semi, bird sheet, birds, insects-i trout fish-ever drive by a river when a hatch is going on? They can show up on radar. The elements shape rock. Why wouldn't you cover it? $15-20 at tsc.
Never had mine come off at all, elastic bottom. No overheating issues but mine is fairly well recessed. Put 4" auxiliary lights on top of bull bar, still no issues.