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Billmummey 05-05-2013 12:43 PM

Almost finished mounting my winch
 
A couple more hours and ill be finished finally!how do I add photos?

AllMudd 05-05-2013 01:17 PM

When you reply or post to the thread there should be a + sign at the top of the screen or click advanced tab and you can that way also.

Billmummey 05-05-2013 08:00 PM

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Just finished them I broke a battery terminal.... It never ends

theYeti 05-05-2013 08:38 PM

Why is it taking hours? Don't you just bolt it to the bumper run the wires through the grill and connect to the battery?

Billmummey 05-05-2013 11:02 PM

Cause I built mine from a pile of steel I had from other projects, lots of welding grinding and cutting but yes once I was finished making the bumper and winch plate I then painted them and it was a simple bolt on.... Total cost...0.00 + cost of a new winch

Billmummey 05-05-2013 11:05 PM

I still need to get my hands on some 2" x 1/8" tubing I can make a stinger out of... I got it done enough to be functional though

theYeti 05-07-2013 04:17 PM

Lol okay just making sure I wasn't in for a huge surprise when I bought my winch

Fredzo 05-07-2013 11:16 PM

Mine went on in less than 3 hours (Q-tec 9000) on the stock bumper, which I needed for towing behind my MoHo.
Very pleased with the install, but couldn't use the stock, or aftermarket D-rings, due to a weird hole mismatch. 1/4" off moved the mounting plat by 1/2 " forward!

I'll figger out the geometry and report on it later this week.

I know that this is a very popular winch, and Q-Tec is ready to help me with my problem.

It has something to do with the factoy mounts, during the transition,

The winch is on, but looks a bit "hinkey", setting over the factory mounting bolts.

I know I won't have any problems with shear, but what If I need air support?

Billmummey 05-09-2013 06:12 PM

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This is what I ended up with not my best welds its been a few years since I've had to make bumpers but I know it penetrated


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