For the two door I would have to say the Warn M8000 offers the best balance between affordability, performance and reliability... Its kind of in between in price between the budget winches and the high dollar ones but yet is a performance grade. Can be found for $550.
But I am not sure its quite enough for the 4 door as I don't know the weight of those. What are those things? Might be enough.
Back in the 80's, a winch with a max rating 1.5x the vehicle weight was the norm. These days 2x rig weight seems more common. If your budget will allow a Warn, I would buy it. Synthetic winch line is much lighter and safer but costs more. It can be handy to use the same winch as your bud's. That way a controller failure can be easily sidestepped.
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I have also been playing with this question. I have my eye on the Warn VR-8000, for a 2 door wrangler JK. There are alot of cheaper "name brand" winches out there, such as superwinch and etc. I dont do any hardcore offroading, just mountain roads that recieve generous amounts of snow. I dont plan to ever use it, but thats what is there for when you dont expect to need it... With that being said, is it worth another 2-300?