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Carolina__TJ 09-16-2011 12:13 AM

Winch Size
 
Just wanting too know how would you determine winch size for your vehicle. I've heard get a winch 1 times half the weight of your vehicle. But I've also heard just get a winch 2 times the weight of your vehicle because of resistance caused by mud, hills, sand and such... Any advice? Thanks.

jkaufman_95 09-16-2011 12:17 AM

I've got an 8k. Its gotten me out of some thick stuff.

Jerry Bransford 09-16-2011 01:09 AM

A Wrangler does fine with a winch rated anywhere from 8,000 lbs. to about 9,500 lbs. of winching capacity. :)

Carolina__TJ 09-16-2011 02:24 AM

Much appreciated fellas!


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