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Old 04-22-2013, 01:29 PM   #1
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2013 Unlimited MOAB. Need Help Please!!

Hey everyone. I am a semi new Jeep owner and a completely new off roader. I took jeep out a few times and noticed a few mods will help a lot. The MOAB comes with a wench ready steel bumper but have no idea which winch I need to get for it. My local Mopar shop at the dealership said he didn't know about winches which is a little scary. Also I am needing a little more clearance. I do not know what lift to get and what kind of tires I need to upgrade to. I do want to keep the same wheels if I can. Can anyone help me please. I don't even know where to start. Also, I will probably have to have a shop do all the installs because like I said I am a newbie to the off road world. Im in the DFW area. Thanks for any info you can provide.

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Old 04-22-2013, 11:43 PM   #2
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I just bought a MOAB. Dealer wanted me to get a WARN 9500cti for almost $2000. I ended up going to a Jeep outfitter that got me a 10,000lb Bulldog winch that fit very nicely into the steel MOAB bumper for about $1100 bucks installed, taxes included. I have not used it,but it looks very nice and is more than capable. Here it is on Amazon. Bulldog 10005 Self-Recovery Truck Winch - 10000 lbs. Load Capacity : Amazon.com : Automotive

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Old 04-23-2013, 01:13 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info! Ill check it out.
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Old 04-23-2013, 02:31 PM   #4
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Nathan, I sent you a response on your other post but where in Texas are you?
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:37 PM   #5
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talk to Mikes Off Road in haltom city. good people, I wheel with Chris. 4wheelparts in fort worth is good as well.
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talk to Mikes Off Road in haltom city. good people, I wheel with Chris. 4wheelparts in fort worth is good as well.
I've been wondering who'd be good locally. Thank you!
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Old 04-23-2013, 11:08 PM   #7
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Thanks for referral. Called Mike. Supposed to go to his shop this weekend to talk more.

I live in the Allen area.
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:55 AM   #8
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For the price, check out a 9-10k ergo or Xrc from RC, or smittybuilt.

It the harbor freight badlands winches aren't too bad either. I had one on my old Cherokee and it worked great. The YJ I have now came with a 5k Warn, and guess what, its bad and warn wants $450 or something for a new motor.
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Try 4x parts on fm1960 281-580-9300
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:07 AM   #10
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Sorry just noted your DFW not Houston. They have 4 wheels parts there too. They also have shops and techs.
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:44 PM   #11
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Since you are in Allen try http://www.collinsbrosjeep.com/
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:32 AM   #12
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the 4 wheel parts truckfest is this weekend at the dallas market hall . try to attend to learn more about whats available for your jeep. Theyll be lots of parts on display there.

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