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SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch

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Product Information

MSRP: $900.00
Average Price: $306.63
Manufacturer: SmittyBilt
Recommended?
Yes: 275 / 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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Chris

Guy with jeep
Chris's Reviews

03-19-2009, 12:55 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $269.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Picked it up and it was complete in the box with no missing parts so thats a plus. Easy to install. I have only used it twice as of 3/19/09 and worked great both times.


akonius
Registered User
akonius's Reviews

03-18-2009, 11:48 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $293.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I like it - its affordable and gets the job done. I also like that its finished in black - matches jeep well


russ03tjsport
Registered User
russ03tjsport's Reviews

03-17-2009, 08:59 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $395.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: winch was easy to hook up good line speed the only problem I have is they printed the sticker backwards in other words I have to put it in free spool mode in order to have it engaged


DaculaJeep
Registered User
DaculaJeep's Reviews

03-05-2009, 01:33 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.99
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Purchased from winchdepot.com. I haven't installed it yet, will do so this weekend.


vilseck21

Registered User
vilseck21's Reviews

03-04-2009, 09:03 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $250.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great winch for the money, 3 times chearper than a warn, but not 3 times worse


PAFirefighter11

Quadratec Live Chat Rep
PAFirefighter11's Reviews

02-28-2009, 08:51 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Recommended? Yes

Comments: I haven't yet used this in a recovery situation. I cannot recommend it as of it.


rookcherokee
Registered User
rookcherokee's Reviews

02-27-2009, 12:49 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $250.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Amazing product. Works VERY well and haven't had any problems with it at all.


2009_89yj
Registered User
2009_89yj's Reviews

02-26-2009, 12:03 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Recommended? Yes

Comments: So far so good.............................................. ..................


urstolendesire
Registered User
urstolendesire's Reviews

02-25-2009, 10:08 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.99
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Works great. pull speed is a little slow but still does incredible for the price.


wilywillie

Web Wheeler
wilywillie's Reviews

02-22-2009, 12:57 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: The price was right for a winch I won't be using on a regular basis! It was cheaper than to have the tow company get me out of the mud! We'll see how well she holds up once the ground thaws.


97TJ_Jmarsh
Registered User
97TJ_Jmarsh's Reviews

02-20-2009, 08:31 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $252.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: haven't had a chance to use it yet on the trail but looks great out of the box, and the install was very straight forward.


NBFarmboy

Registered User
NBFarmboy's Reviews

02-19-2009, 09:20 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $250.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Very Nice Winch, Great Price Off of 4wd.com, came with everything except a mounting plate which is normal, hooked up easy pulls like a beast


yellingrebel78
Registered User
yellingrebel78's Reviews

02-13-2009, 11:48 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: cheap and affordable Maybe it will help me out when the time comes I also read some good reviews on it


jbach
Registered User
jbach's Reviews

02-12-2009, 04:20 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $269.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: It hasen't let me down yet. Has quite a few tough pulls and shows no signs of weakness.


papasmurf89
Registered User
papasmurf89's Reviews

02-08-2009, 05:42 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $299.95
Recommended? Yes

Comments: the winch is still new i have yet to actually use it. otherwise the general apperance of it it good


tufrthnails
Registered User
tufrthnails's Reviews

02-02-2009, 06:29 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $329.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Great all around winch for the price!! Although I havn't used it for any long pulls, it is a great add-on for peace of mind


alwaysready

Registered User
alwaysready's Reviews

02-02-2009, 05:26 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $300.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: so far so good pulled a thunderbird out of the deep snowed in ditch the other dayits slow but it works..all that matters to me along with a good price.


tirus89
Registered User
tirus89's Reviews

01-29-2009, 11:42 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $60.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Very nice winch, works flawlessly and pulls about anything out. Very nice winch for the retail price.


dragfan66
Registered User
dragfan66's Reviews

01-24-2009, 01:45 PM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $0.01
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Freespool lever is hard to shift. Don't know what is up with that.
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4.7stroker

Registered User
4.7stroker's Reviews

01-24-2009, 10:40 AM
SmittyBilt XRC 8 Winch
Price: $280.00
Recommended? Yes

Comments: Works like a champ sofar............................................. .................................................. ....


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