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Anybody running these? If so, where do you mount the solenoid? Can anybody post a picture?

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On my 2015 I mounted the solenoid on the plastic piece between the battery and engine. It's solid. I used large flat washers and lock nuts on the engine side. I've got pictures somewhere as soon as I find it I'll post them.
 

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Here's where I mounted it when I had it on my 07. I took it off because when I needed to use the winch, it cut power. It's supposed to cut it when not in use but wouldn't work correctly.
 

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Thank you both guys, just wanting to make sure I mount it somewhere safe.
 

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Another question on this, when hooked up properly, the winch still has a direct line straight to the battery on the negative post correct?

So the winch still always has a "live" wire so to speak running to it, but it just can't get power to operate?

Just saying I guess, it's still just as important to take care of the lines going to the battery as the negative one is always hot?
 

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The negative cable is not "hot"
 

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on my JK I ran the winch power cables underneath the air cleaner box and drilled a couple holes in the flange underneath and secured the cable to those holes. The air box is real simple to remove. I then released the 4 tabs on top of the fuse box and lifted it up. I drilled 2 hole underneath it and ran the power cables thru those holes. The holes were in the front inboard corner. of the plastic box that the fuse box sits in. I then ran them back to the solenoid that I had mounted next to the battery on the engine side. There is a big factory wire connector below my solenoid. The wire to the solenoid from the battery is probably no more than 8" long.
 

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I picked up a PAC500 and used that instead. It's raited at 500 constant and 700 surge amps. Seemed nicer than the Warn interrupter. Made my cables at west marine for a few $.

Lots of photos in my build thread
 
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