1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

how to keep some a$$hat from taking you’r winch.

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by TnRedNeck721, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:11 PM
    #1
    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2011
    Member:
    #52731
    Messages:
    18,936
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zach
    TN
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD off road 4WD
    No mud flaps, plasti dipped emblems, and rear bumper, Weather tech digital fit, Bed mat from tractor supply. Pioneer 4400BH head unit. B.A.M.F bed rail tie downs. AVS vent visors.
    ok. i was looking at winching videos. and saw this. thought some of you that have a winch may like it. http://youtu.be/WvcGsUVyBnI
     
  2. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:34 PM
    #2
    BlackSeven

    BlackSeven Grab your helmet, this shits about to get retarded

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2012
    Member:
    #71733
    Messages:
    474
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    Maryland
    Vehicle:
    '10 Reg Cab 4x4
    Toytec Ultimate Lift kit, Toytec Rear AAL, 4.88 Gears, ARB Rear locker, Doug Thorley header, Volant Cold Air Intake, Demello Offroad front high clearance bumper, ARB On board Air compressor, BLHM, Wet Okoles, 2011 Color matched grill, Weathertech mats, 4x Innovations Sliders, ATO Engine Skid plate, ATO High lift bed mounts.
    Hah. That's great. I like WheeliePetes attitude.
     
  3. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM
    #3
    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2011
    Member:
    #52731
    Messages:
    18,936
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zach
    TN
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD off road 4WD
    No mud flaps, plasti dipped emblems, and rear bumper, Weather tech digital fit, Bed mat from tractor supply. Pioneer 4400BH head unit. B.A.M.F bed rail tie downs. AVS vent visors.
    yeah me to. kinda like allot of the members on here in a way. lol (good way not bad)
     
  4. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:55 PM
    #4
    dusman

    dusman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2012
    Member:
    #74768
    Messages:
    109
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dustin
    Windsor, Maine
    Vehicle:
    2012 TRD Off Road
    bed light, bed outlet, fog lights anytime
    douchebaggery? I like it, think I'll register that domain name ;)
     
  5. Apr 10, 2012 at 2:57 PM
    #5
    01Tac0ma

    01Tac0ma Bash Fabriction & Off-Road

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2010
    Member:
    #38782
    Messages:
    6,169
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chad
    West Columbia, SC
    Vehicle:
    SAS 01 TRD 4x4
    Look at build!
    Nice, thats the same winch im looking at getting!
     
  6. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:52 AM
    #6
    AnotherSilverTaco

    AnotherSilverTaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2011
    Member:
    #53025
    Messages:
    129
    Gender:
    Male
    South Texas
    Vehicle:
    2006 Double Cab 4x4
    CBI trailrider rear bumper, CBI Front Receiver, Warn M8000 Receiver Winch in Warn Multi-mount cradle
    Yes, late night douchebaggery is now part of my vocabulary. Thanks Tacomaworld for expanding my horizons.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:57 AM
    #7
    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

    Joined:
    Dec 3, 2010
    Member:
    #47112
    Messages:
    10,015
    Gender:
    Male
    NC
    Vehicle:
    07 Double Cab TRD Off-Road 4x4
    tint, dents, scratches, two blown speakers and trying to pay her off...
    i wouldn't waste my time bending a piece of flat bar like that... i'd just weld a length of angle iron over two of them. but still, neat concept and perfectly applicable.
     
  8. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:18 AM
    #8
    jprovence

    jprovence Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2011
    Member:
    #69099
    Messages:
    161
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Joshua
    Albany
    Vehicle:
    11' Tacoma TRD
    Stock
    I got an ARB, nobody is getting at a winch, if I had one. lol
     
  9. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:25 AM
    #9
    whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2009
    Member:
    #27905
    Messages:
    35,214
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Christian
    Yorba Linda, CA
    Vehicle:
    10 MGM TRD OR 4wd Auto DCSB
    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    Hahaha. Awesome.
     
  10. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:40 AM
    #10
    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 [OP] GO VOLS!

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2011
    Member:
    #52731
    Messages:
    18,936
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zach
    TN
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD off road 4WD
    No mud flaps, plasti dipped emblems, and rear bumper, Weather tech digital fit, Bed mat from tractor supply. Pioneer 4400BH head unit. B.A.M.F bed rail tie downs. AVS vent visors.
    yeah thats what i would do. i know some of the plate bumpers you can’t even get to them with out it being off any ways. but if you could thats what i would do.
     
  11. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:05 AM
    #11
    YotaDan

    YotaDan Dan Vendor

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2009
    Member:
    #15461
    Messages:
    1,889
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dan
    Oregon
    I just welded the head of both rear bolts to the bottom of the winch plate. Couple new bolts doesn't really cost much if I ever decide to take the winch off.
     
  12. Apr 24, 2012 at 9:11 AM
    #12
    NwiTACO

    NwiTACO Big tars, little/no bed.

    Joined:
    May 19, 2009
    Member:
    #17416
    Messages:
    3,927
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mark
    Indiana
    Vehicle:
    05 TRD Sport
    Custom Everything, 1 Ton Axles F & R
    heres one for you:


    Ineptocracy:

    (in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) -a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the confiscated wealth of an ever diminishing number of producers.
     
  13. Apr 28, 2012 at 9:40 AM
    #13
    IDtrucks

    IDtrucks Just out for a rip are ya bud?

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2010
    Member:
    #38254
    Messages:
    19,996
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mark
    Boise ID
    Vehicle:
    96' X-Cab 4x4 TRD Off Road Clusterfuck
    JVC Deck, 10" sub mountd in rear seat cubby, 2 LED off road lights mounted in grille, amber raptor style grille lights, LED rock lights, square led bed light, custom made fuse block tray, 12 blade Blue Sea fuse block, 100a marine circuit breaker, black plasti dipped full grille, tinted tail lights + third, Uniden 520 with 4' firestik, Bilstein 5100s with 620lb Eibach coils, Diff drop, Chevy 63 leaf swap, TG creeper joints, 14" triangulated biletein 5125s, 8" extended steel braided brake line, TG Rock Sliders, CBI Moab 1.0 front bumper, custom fabbed bed rack, full TRD E-Locker axle swap and matching re-gear with custom stand alone wiring circuit, 29 spline pinion flange from an 06 wishbone runner, tubbed for 35x12.5" general grabbers on Ultra type 181 wheels, crush sleeve eliminator, Mini ARB compressor, front ARB locker, garage fab aluminum front skid plate, custom built high clearence rear bumper, removable mothafuckin doors
    my thought exactly! you could cover both bolts on one side with a long piece of angle iron and put on a couple of tiny passes at each end and be done, much better idea imo
     
  14. Apr 28, 2012 at 10:12 AM
    #14
    KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Member:
    #37674
    Messages:
    20,993
    Gender:
    Male
    Belly of the Beast
    Vehicle:
    4x4 TRD Off Road Full-Auto
    All-Pro Front Bumper, CBI Sliders, Icon ET Coilovers, aFe Intake, Icon VS Rear Shocks, TSB Leafs, Timbren Bumpstops, All-Pro UCAs, ViAir Compressor, Klearz LED 3rd Brake Light, Pop-N-Lock Tailgate Handle, Husky Front Flaps, Deeza HD Sway Bar Links
    Or just use security bolts. Use bolts with different patterns (two dots, pentagon, torx with center stud, etc.) to further discourage theft.
     
  15. Apr 28, 2012 at 10:16 AM
    #15
    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire Recklessly tired

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2011
    Member:
    #58178
    Messages:
    5,069
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Luke
    Marysville, WA
    Vehicle:
    09 Access Cab V6 4X4
    Softopper, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75 in the front, TSB Rear, 17x8.5 Lvl 8 Guardians, 265/70-17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs, Scooped, Anytime fog mod, Osram Nightbreakers, LED Interior lights, Debadged, Painted valance, Removed rear head rests, De-flapped, Hidden Hitch installed, Weather Techs, Flyzeye'd A/W/A, Cover Kings,... oh and the hot wife mod.
    :thumbsup:
     
  16. Apr 28, 2012 at 10:20 AM
    #16
    medic2230

    medic2230 Ditch Doctor

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2008
    Member:
    #9942
    Messages:
    11,188
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Murph
    Columbus, Ga
    Vehicle:
    2011 Taco 4x4 DCLB
    20% Tint, OME 3"complete lift with Dakar's, Light Racing UCA's, 285/75/16 Nitto Terra Grapplers, 10 HP TW sticker, Ultraguage, B.A.M.F. Rock Sliders, MedicFab Bed Rack, Relentless front bumper
    ^^^My thoughts exactly!
     
  17. Apr 28, 2012 at 10:37 AM
    #17
    KenpachiZaraki

    KenpachiZaraki Its Wicked Flow BITCHES!!

    Joined:
    May 24, 2009
    Member:
    #17581
    Messages:
    3,586
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Alex •﹏•
    Lubbock
    Vehicle:
    05 TRD OffRoad Poser ψ(`∇´)ψ
    ALL POSER- Afe Pro Dry S drop in filter, 3" AP leaf pack, Eibach w/5100's up front, 5100's rear, Fog Light Mod, ABS off mod, Dash Light MOD, Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers, Wicked Flow Bitches MAX Muffler, 4" floods, 20", 43" light bars, 265/75/16 Hankook Dynapro ATm, oil catch can, rear diff breather relocate, Custome Sliders, SOS concepts Front bumper, Demon Eye Mod, backlit TRD emblem on bumper, Morimoto D2S projectors,
    Or just use the screws that McDonalds toys have, the ones with a triangle bit. Man can never get those bastages off!! Always have to break the toy to see how it works :laugh:
     
  18. Apr 28, 2012 at 11:09 AM
    #18
    BAMFTACO

    BAMFTACO Pabst Blue Ribbon on ice

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2010
    Member:
    #30639
    Messages:
    9,730
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    JUAN
    Malibu, CA
    Vehicle:
    Taco
    Lift- stock suspension with light racing uppers,tc coil bucket gusset, timbern bumps ,defined extended shackles with shackle brace. Armor- custom tube bumper, kr fab rear bumper,trail gear wiy 78 in sliders Performance-intake manifold spacer, vibrant resonator Random stuff- kenwood head unit,b&m t shifter, hood bug deflector.
    That's good idea never thought of that
     
  19. Apr 28, 2012 at 11:10 AM
    #19
    Southern01Taco

    Southern01Taco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2010
    Member:
    #40457
    Messages:
    1,952
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sean
    Holden, La
    Vehicle:
    01 V6 4x4 Xtra Cab SR5
    X2. All you have to do is put a couple of good tacks on the bolts and that should be enough to keep someone from stealing it.

    I'm not worried about someone stealing mine because they would have to take my entire bumper and that would be one hell of a job lol.
     
To Top