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Unread 04-05-2009, 01:57 AM   #1
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So the time has come for me to get a winch. I'm looking at either an 8000 or 9000lb winch that needs to fit in an ARB bumper. Are the Smittybilt, Milemarker or Superwinch winches good quality. What are you guys running, what do you recommend?

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Unread 04-05-2009, 02:02 AM   #2
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What is your budget?
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Unread 04-05-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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ive read on another forum about these winches called vortex winches, yes no name, but i just installed mine and pulled out a heavy f250 diesel that was stuck pretty good, i just had to strap the rear of my car because it was pulling the jeep with it hah

you can find the winchs on ebay mine was about 315 shipped for a 10k
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Unread 04-05-2009, 02:10 AM   #4
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I'd rather not spend more than $800
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Unread 04-05-2009, 02:12 AM   #5
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mine was 300!! =] and im satisfied
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Unread 04-05-2009, 02:17 AM   #6
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If you're in that price range go for a Warn Winch.
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Unread 04-05-2009, 04:42 AM   #7
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Check this one out Fraser , looks like a good deal http://calgary.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehi...AdIdZ117861931
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Unread 04-05-2009, 10:23 AM   #8
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im leaning towards the superwinch epi9.0 when i get one.its was under 600 bucks last i checked.rated at 9k and comes with a roller fairlead,snatch block and 125' of cable.has great reviews and i have heard it stands up better than warns in mud/water.
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Unread 04-05-2009, 05:18 PM   #9
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What do you guys think about a warn M8000 for $500, the solenoid pack have to be replaced already according to the owner.
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Unread 04-05-2009, 09:17 PM   #10
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$815 brand new , I'd pass
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Unread 04-05-2009, 09:48 PM   #11
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I've decided on a Superwinch 9.0, a couple of the guys in the club are running them and they love them. Now for lights and the ARB is complete.
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