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cueball 04-07-2001 12:36 PM

winch help
i'm about ready to put a winch on my zuk again--used to have a warn 4500 but sold it. don't want to spend a ton of money so i'm considering the harbor freight chicago electric 8000 lb , the ramsey 5000lb that harbor freight sells, & the superwinch s4500 & s3500 & the warn 3500. any input would be appreciated--would also consider used ! thanks in advance!

88 hd-top,1.3with weber, calmini cam,headers & 2" exhaust, jacobs ignition, 3" national spua , 4.16 tc gears, 88.5 5th gear,29x10.50 swamper tsl sx's

billduck 04-07-2001 03:46 PM

Re: winch help
Make sure you get one that will at least pull the sammy's dry weight..... I have a super winch.. not sure what model but it is not very powerful..

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WSB 04-07-2001 05:18 PM

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Buy the Ramsey 5K lb. !

rollerskate 04-07-2001 05:46 PM

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I burned up my Ramsey 5000 lb. winch on a long pull. I f you are going to use your winch hard I'd suggest an 8000 lb. model.
I also recommend Warn over Ramsey since their customer service is a little better. More money but you get what you pay for.

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**DONOTDELETE** 04-07-2001 07:12 PM

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Hey any of you have a Used winch theyed like to get rid of?


**DONOTDELETE** 04-07-2001 09:12 PM

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warn 8,000 here would not change for nothing[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img]

rangerrick 04-07-2001 09:49 PM

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J.C. WHITNEY or HARBOUR FREIGHT,one of them sell rebuilt 8000# ramsey winches for about $350.OO. THERE WAS A TOPIC ON THAT SUBJECT SEVERAL WEEKS BACK.RR


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