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SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch

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Product Information

MSRP: $900.00
Average Price: $306.41
Manufacturer: SmittyBilt
Recommended?
Yes: 274 / No: 9

Direct from 4wd.com:

The NEW Smittybilt XRC8 8,000lb winch has a hand wound permanent magnetic motor which is the standard for the true off Roader. This is the most reliable motor on the market today. Two Year Limited Warranty, 4.1 hp motor, 3-stage planetary gear system, 265:1 reduction ratio for fast line speed, free spooling, automatic load-holding brake, power in and out and a roller fairlead. A 12 ft illuminated handheld remote control,. Comes with a 5/16" x 92 galvanized aircraft cable with replaceable hook. Mounting bolt pattern: 10" x 4.5", OAL Dim. 21" x 6.22" x 7.283". This item incurs a $19.99 shipping surcharge.



-Rated line pull: 8,000 lbs. (3629 kg) single line
-Gear train: planetary gear system
-Gear ratio: 265:1
-Motor (permanent magnet): 4.1 hp (3kw), 12volt

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mpgrunt2002
Registered User
mpgrunt2002's Reviews

04-03-2008, 02:54 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $500.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: actuelly its the new XRC 10 winch by smittybilt


4x4extremegrl
Registered User
4x4extremegrl's Reviews

04-02-2008, 01:46 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $400.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: AMAZING!! It has a 4.2 motor in it... works brilliantly! My dad has the Warn hs9500i... i can keep up :-)


Rural-Assault

Registered User
Rural-Assault's Reviews

03-29-2008, 09:15 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $380.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: worked great so far..little on the slow side but works great none the less


redneckron
Registered User
redneckron's Reviews

03-22-2008, 04:05 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: It does the job at this price point


AROSETO

Registered User
AROSETO's Reviews

03-22-2008, 01:39 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $269.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Nice affordable winch. Probably use it once or twice so I did not want to buy an expensive winch. Looks good in my ARB bumber, sits down low profile and all.


brewnsmoker

Registered User
brewnsmoker's Reviews

03-19-2008, 12:02 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments:


bonofied suiter

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bonofied suiter's Reviews

03-17-2008, 02:19 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $340.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Nice winch for the average user.


4x4GroupBuy.com
Registered User
4x4GroupBuy.com's Reviews

03-17-2008, 10:22 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Haven't tried it out yet


59WildWillys
Registered User
59WildWillys's Reviews

03-15-2008, 01:38 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $275.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: slow


jfhudson
Registered User
jfhudson's Reviews

03-14-2008, 06:02 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $400.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: good winch for occasional wheeler


Allen52105
Registered User
Allen52105's Reviews

03-10-2008, 06:17 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.99
Recommended? Yes

Comments: so far so good. wish they used stainless bolts though


Three J

Registered User
Three J's Reviews

03-09-2008, 10:58 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: so far so good


probesport

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probesport's Reviews

03-06-2008, 07:25 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $279.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Strong, well built unit I like the size of it and the speed while a tad slow, is perfect for the novice user.


zman 92yj
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zman 92yj's Reviews

03-04-2008, 10:00 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Not very good experiences with it, but SmittyBilt did very well working with me to get my winch working properly. Haven't had a problem with it since.


tntempest
Registered User
tntempest's Reviews

02-29-2008, 04:18 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $289.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Change all bolts and screws to stainless or it will be rusted in a week. Other than that it is awesome for the money


BKhv25
Registered User
BKhv25's Reviews

02-28-2008, 04:01 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: never had a problem with it, cheap, pulled out a 10,000 pound diesel with a couple tries at different angles but still was able to do more than it was rated for


GodsRollerskate
Senior Member
GodsRollerskate's Reviews

02-28-2008, 03:11 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Gets the job done, and pretty reliable.


aszalan

Registered User
aszalan's Reviews

02-22-2008, 07:54 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $269.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: purchased in dec 07. so far so good. appears to be a good value for the price.


Duck Dodgers

Registered User
Duck Dodgers's Reviews

02-15-2008, 11:29 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Just installed


snellav

Registered User
snellav's Reviews

09-26-2007, 07:20 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Pros: Cheap, Well Built,
Cons: slightly slow line pull
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I really dont think you cant beat the price. This winch has worked great for me and really dont see any reason why Id need something that cost hundreds more. A bargain of a product



EDIT: UPDATE: Winch solenoid died on my after about eight months of use. Luckily was under warranty and Smittybuilt was very good about shipping a replacement part to my door.

Also there is now a version two of the winch which is much better


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