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Installed my Undercover Winch today!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by AllMountainToy, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    AllMountainToy

    AllMountainToy [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Just finished installing it to my 2011 TRD OR DC. I love it! The service from Jimmy12 was amazing. Always answered my questions quickly, shipped it on time, the quality and strength is great. The install was seamless. The most difficult part was figuring out where all the mounts to the plastic bumper cover were. The install of the mount and the winch itself was lighting fast. The next challenge (since I have an after market Billet grill was cutting a 1" by 1" cut-out for the remote to be fed through. But that too was accomplished!

    I am happy with the job. It is a bit tricky with white on white compared to darker colors..any and all mistakes in the cutting will show! I am happy with how it came out.

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  2. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    sweet whered you get it?
     
  3. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    Looks sick.. Can I get some links?
     
  4. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    donaldwagner

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  5. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    that is super clean looks awesome good work!!
     
  6. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    Razorecko

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    Looks great, you should cut all the way through the sides, that way it'll look oem and you wont have the 'stair case edge' effect going
     
  7. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    AllMountainToy

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    Got it from Jimmy12 at http://undercoverhwms.com/

    If you go with a flat fairlead and not a roller fairlead you probably can cut less. I wanted the roller.
     
  8. Oct 9, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    AllMountainToy

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    I may have to try that. I wanted to cut as little as possible and use the larger roller fairlead. Should be easy to do even with it on with the dremmel.
     
  9. Oct 9, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    Boost JuNkY

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    Looks sweet !!
     
  10. Oct 10, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    That white doublecab looks awesome. & i have to admit. Im liking that roller fairlead too. Nice lookin tacoma. Thanks again for your business.
     
  11. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:01 AM
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    did you have to relocate anything or was everything bolt on?
     
  12. Oct 20, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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    it looks great! +1 thats jimmy is a good guy to deal with!!! great service from him on mine also!!!
     
  13. Oct 20, 2011 at 5:18 PM
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    Mitch

    Mitch Somebody call for a Wambulance?

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    How do you engage the clutch?
     
  14. Oct 20, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    Probably has to be motored out. That would take forever. I looks clean, I like it.

    Also where does the remote plug in?
     
  15. Oct 24, 2011 at 1:24 PM
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    you engage and free spool it through between the radiator and the grill. Plenty of room. The remote plugs in through the Grill
     
  16. Feb 19, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    Very nice install. I like the looks of the roller fairlead. Does it make the front of the truck sag with the extra wieght? Did you have to beef up the front suspension at all?
     
  18. Feb 20, 2012 at 9:01 AM
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    Very clean...
     
  19. Mar 11, 2012 at 4:27 PM
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    AllMountainToy

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    When I purchased the truck from the dealer it already had procomp 2.25" top plates. If it made the front sag, it was negligible. The mount is beefy but no way near the weight of an aftermarket bumper. Love the undercover winch. Even the service dept at the dealer loved it.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2012 at 4:32 PM
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    That looks so bitchin. Seems like it would work perfectly with the AVID light bar/bumper too.

    Hmmm..............
     
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