Santa was good to the old bank account this year and I am now, happily, in the market for a winch. Therein lies my list of questions. First of all, what is the benefit of a 9000lb.(or higher) winch over an 8000lb. winch? Second, are Warn's really that much better than Ramsey's? Third, do I need to beef up my electrical situation when going with an electric winch, ie. Optima battery/Stronger Alternator? And finally, who knows the best price for a decent winch?
I should add that I have no problem with mail order, especially seeing as I don't think I could even go out and buy a winch in a store around here. I am putting this winch on my '83 CJ-7 with a 4" suspension lift and a 258. I already have a mounting plate for a Ramsey, but I've been told that it will also work fine for a Warn. Is this good info.?
Thanx for all helpful opinions in advance,
G-Man, 83' CJ7, Detroit's and 4.56's front and rear, 35 Baja Claws
Wheel it today, it could be a housing development tomorrow.