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Got me a winch today need ideas!

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by 1999tacotrd, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. Nov 22, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    1999tacotrd

    1999tacotrd [OP] 1999 Taco TRD xtracab 3.4 V6 4x4

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    Hi i ended up scoreing me a BRAND SPANKING still in the box never opened RAMSEY 8500lb truck winch for 300 bucks. It seemed like a good price i got it off crigslist now i stumped to how im going to get it on the front of my 88 toyota! any one here have any pics of there setup that i could go by. I was thinking maybe some thick sheet metal and weld it on the front of the truck or if i could buy a mounting bracket some where for a decent price. any ideas?

    I can get pics of the truck and post them here if needed
     
  2. Nov 23, 2009 at 5:52 AM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Thor

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    Get a receiver in front and then get a winch tray that can be mounted on a drawbar....Then you can winch from front or back and you can store it out of the weather when you don't need it.
     
  3. Nov 23, 2009 at 5:55 AM
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    higherlux

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    ARB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Nov 23, 2009 at 6:17 AM
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    rutherk1

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    Yup. That is what I would do.
     
  5. Nov 24, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    Kuneff

    Kuneff Carpe Diem

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    I got the ARB for my 97 woods beater... but now I am needing the winch...
     
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