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Old 07-05-2010, 04:48 PM   #1
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My New Winch/Recovery Setup

just made/installed my new winch setup
its an xrc8 mounted on a portable winch cradle
and i store it inside the bed
i have 24 foot removable power leads
i have ordered a front mounted hidden hitch to be installed in 14 weeks
i have a grade 5/8" grade 8 bolt holding the cradle in





















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Old 07-05-2010, 05:28 PM   #2
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Have you thought of using a locking hitch pin when it is in the bed storage receiver?
Might be a little more secure against theft
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:30 PM   #3
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my security system is a 45.
there is no crime here in N.Y.C anyway
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:30 PM   #4
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Old 07-05-2010, 05:31 PM   #5
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Old 07-06-2010, 12:02 PM   #6
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Old 07-08-2010, 07:07 AM   #7
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brutal,
Nice set up with all that equipment.
I had a similar winch on my Dodge 4x4 diesel with front receiver mount but just used jumper cable type clamps and long cables to move it from the front or rear as needed. Never got around to doing it your way since I didn't use it much but it did save my ass and others a few times.
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:37 PM   #9
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dam i was going to get that as part of the package but i cheaped out
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Old 06-07-2011, 06:36 PM   #10
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Did you ever get the front mount hitch done ? is it in the bumper or on the bottom. I am looking to do this.
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Old 06-07-2011, 06:52 PM   #11
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Did you ever get the front mount hitch done ? is it in the bumper or on the bottom. I am looking to do this.


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Old 06-07-2011, 07:58 PM   #12
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I would be careful with that... i thought that those two bumper supports were made of aluminum, and the bolts holding them on are less than grade 5...
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Old 06-07-2011, 10:55 PM   #14
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I'm considering that same winch, how do you like it so far?
I had a XRC8 for all most three years. It never let me or my friends down. It's a good starter Winch!

Lifted a FORD F550 with my XRC8

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Old 06-07-2011, 11:32 PM   #15
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I had a XRC8 for all most three years. It never let me or my friends down. It's a good starter Winch!

Lifted a FORD F550 with my XRC8

Daayyyuum!!! looks like I'm sold...
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Old 06-08-2011, 03:38 AM   #16
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I would be careful with that... i thought that those two bumper supports were made of aluminum, and the bolts holding them on are less than grade 5...
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I would look closer and see that all the aluminum has been replaced by steel and that it is BEEF.
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I'm considering that same winch, how do you like it so far?
great winch
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