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I want to relocate my winch control box. I'd like to order all of the parts beforehand.

What gauge wire do I use to extend the control box cables? Another user in the forum posted that I should use marine grade copper.

I'm guessing 6 gauge but I want to make sure before I order it as copper is kind of pricey
 

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6 gauge = too small. I will try to use the 2 cables coming from the battery to the winch now and just buy one additional the same size.
 

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I have been kicking around relocating the control box on my VR10000. Just looking for a good spot to relocate it to on the 12-15 jk's is not easy being so crowded under the hood.
 

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I just got done rebuilding my Warn 15K winch. It looks so damn good, I want to relocate my control box also. I'm putting it under the hood and thinking of extending the winch controller wires to inside the cab. What says you guys ?
 

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I mounted the control box for my VR10000s under the hood. It's tight but looks like it's supposed to go there. Lets me hide my winch and use my in-cab controls.
 

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I mounted the control box for my VR10000s under the hood. It's tight but looks like it's supposed to go there. Lets me hide my winch and use my in-cab controls.
photos please.
 

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I put my solenoid where my stock air box was... See the pic for total setup.

Source for cable is here, best price anywhere that I could find.

Amazon.com: Camco 47475 Black 5/16" Stud 36" Long 2-Gauge Marine Battery Cable and Lug Assembly Tinned: Automotive

I went 2 gauge.

Then you need a bunch of wire to run to the cab. I am just going to be wireless from under the hood. Warn range is about 80 ft.

Also did a Best Marine 6006 for emergency cut off.
amazon said 1 to 3 months for shipping? yikes.
 

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I made a bracket for mine on the drivers side in front of the ABS. Here's a pic of it under construction. Just a flat piece of steel bent in a vice and welded with a cheap stick welder and rattle can black paint. I ran 2ga welding wire to the battery and winch. I also wired in a $19.99 Tractor Supply wireless winch controller. Works great. I'll try to take pic of the install.
 

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I so need to do this!!!
 
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