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Old 04-05-2012, 12:16 PM   #1
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Winch worth?

I bought my jeep close to a year ago and this winch came with it. I don't do much off roading and am wondering what it's worth. I'm the second owner of the Jeep and I got it with about 35k miles, so the winch has not received much use, if any at all. What would you all say is a fair asking price for this? I see online you can get them new for right around $1k. I have the bag it came with that has a snatch block, tow strap, gloves, and the winch remote control.

It's a little dusty and stays under a Warn cover at all times...
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I've bought these winches used (and in much worse condition) for $500 a few times. I buy an average of 2 winches/year (winch truck, not Jeep) due to extreme use and have found that used Warns hold up better than any other. One of these days I might just pop for a new Warn.

In this good of condition, I'd say $650-$700, give or take, depending on region, including the snatch block, etc. CL will be a decent place, but WF Classified might be better. Just be sure to post "Local pickup" in your ad. Don't want to have to pop for shipping on one of those.
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For a used winch, I would say about 50-75% of a sale new price, not the price listed on WARNs site, but a typical price. Even for a like new winch, after about 75% of the cost of new, I would buy new for the warrenty.

Like my warn xd 9000i retails for $1485, Amazon - $1025, Quadratec - $940 + shipping ($1018) (don't know if you could get the free shipping on that through here)
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So do you plan on keeping your Jeep ???
I would think that a Jeep with a Winch , especially a quality winch like a Warn, would certainly increase the value of the Jeep !!
Thats kinda like Selling the rest of the seats because only you drive it...
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$100 shipped to NY
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Old 04-05-2012, 07:16 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info. And yeah I plan on keeping the Jeep for a while. I don't off road so there is really no need to have a winch just for looks. And I'm not for sure selling it. Just was wanting the info in case I decide to. I'd rather someone use it on a weekly basis then me to never touch it...
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