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Have winch, will travel!!

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by ForeRunner, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    Bwwwwuuuuuaaaahahahahahahaa!!! Now where did that money for the OME firm lift go????

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  2. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Thor

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    dang! Bob must pay you more than he pays me.
     
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    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Thor

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    Nice! How are you going to mount it?
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Now...you'll never get stuck even if you try. You'll spend more time winching everyone else! That and stumps out of your yard. Vehicles in ditches...etc.
    Congrats on the purchase!

    Make sure you unspool the line and respool under torque/weight. Each time you use it, you should respool it properly and evenly to keep that cable maintained.

    This is a really cool guide to winching....from Warn.
    http://www.warn.com/corporate/images/90/TechGuide_PN62885-A2.pdf
     
  8. ForeRunner

    ForeRunner [OP] BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Thor

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    On this.


    Thanks, I was reading it in the documentation that came with it. I'm really considering going with some Amsteel synthetic line and replacing the roller fairlead with a hawse fairlead.
     
  9. ajviper7

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  10. ninja_taco

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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    :thumbsup:

    Price out the synthetic line and see if you could sell your wire/fairlead. No sense in changing the wire unless you have extra money floating around. If you get a lot of usage out of the wire - it won't take long before kinks start showing up and you'll have an excuse to put money towards the synthetic rope.
     
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    I love nice young wenches.
     
  13. Neubs

    Neubs Sold my Tacoma. Goodbye TW.

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    Ha ha ha. Looking good! +1 for synthetic line. It will lighten that front end and make it safer too.
     
  14. nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    is Bob just giving those away?! i never got a TW sticker cause i dont put stickers on my truck but i would definately mount a free winch. ya hear that Bob? let the winches flow like water!
     
  15. TacoNut

    TacoNut IgnoringChrisWatchingEdLi veVicariouslyThroughMJP2

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    I suggest mounting it on my truck. No? It would look really good! Congrats put it to good use
     
  16. mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Thor

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    I am now officially jealous. Congratulations.
     
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