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Old 08-25-2012, 09:24 AM
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new winch need help!!!!

I just went out on sent 650 dollars on a smittybuilt x20 10,000 lb. winch for my TJ. I have not yet put it on but have come up with the bright idea that i wont be ableto use it without upgrading my altinator, do to the fact that it has a 500 amp draw. does anyone know any thig about this? do i need too spend more monet just to use this thing?
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If your battery isn't on its way out, you will be fine. Many batteries can do 750+ amps very easily. The alternator will top it off when you stop using the winch. You'll be fine.

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I just went out on sent 650 dollars on a smittybuilt x20 10,000 lb. winch for my TJ. I have not yet put it on but have come up with the bright idea that i wont be ableto use it without upgrading my altinator, do to the fact that it has a 500 amp draw. does anyone know any thig about this? do i need too spend more monet just to use this thing?
thank you for the info hope your right!!!
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