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Unread 11-27-2011, 04:25 PM   #1
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winch plate

Im building my front bumper and need to know how much space to leave between my grille and stinger for a winch??? Help please

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Unread 11-27-2011, 05:11 PM   #2
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I believe that is dependent on the winch that you are going to run.
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Unread 11-27-2011, 05:37 PM   #3
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The bumpers u buy though with integrated winch plates r universal?
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Unread 11-27-2011, 05:39 PM   #4
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My goal is to make it like the poison bumper with trail stinger I don't want to pay big money just for the shipping to ct
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Unread 12-04-2011, 08:50 PM   #5
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8 inches should be wide enough for most winches, thats the demension i use when building a winch bumper
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Unread 12-04-2011, 10:25 PM   #6
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the mounting is 4.5" x 10" I have about 6.75" for winch space on my production bumpers.

You can look online at the winch specs to figure out what you need, most manufacturers have a drawing on the website.
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