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Pac Man 01-04-2013 09:27 AM

Saguaro hidden winch mount and Talon 9.5
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I got some awesome Christmas/ Birthday presents from my wife. I can't wait to install them... Hopefully this won't interfere with my full matrix setup. I'm also going to put in some in cab winch controls.

Pac Man 01-04-2013 09:28 AM

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I'll post pics of the install soon

K9SAR 01-04-2013 11:10 AM

Christmas was 10 days ago and you don't have it mounted yet? *Kidding* :-D

..Nice looking rig you have there. Please post some updated pics when you finish the install.

Mr. Boh 01-04-2013 11:31 AM

Awesome presents man, all I got was clothes and socks for Christmas. Post pics of the install progress if you can.

Omelet 01-04-2013 01:10 PM

Nice man! Good winch choice you made there :thumbsup: I absolutely love my EP9!

Pac Man 01-04-2013 01:31 PM

Yeah my wife is the best. I actually wanted the talon 12.5 but after reading the specs I noticed it was about an inch too long to fit in the saguaro mount. I hope the 9.5 will be enough!

Omelet 01-04-2013 02:01 PM

I haven't used mine much, but it has never even hinted at having trouble on any pull. I like the blue fairlead too! I was thinking about picking one of those up to match my theme :D

petetherocker 01-04-2013 02:04 PM

Please let us know how you make out in the divorce, putting that stuff on her dining room table:nono:


Pac Man 01-04-2013 02:45 PM


Originally Posted by petetherocker (Post 14729534)
Please let us know how you make out in the divorce, putting that stuff on her dining room table:nono:


Hahaha there are pads on it

ATown17 01-04-2013 03:20 PM

Great gift! Please share about the install if you can.

Pac Man 06-15-2013 08:06 PM

Well I got around to installing this the other day. It wasn't too bad. It installed pretty easily and I didn't have any problems fitting the mount to the jeep.

The Talon 9.5 fit the specs just fine but it actually did not fit into the mount well. It was too tall. I had to grind about 1/16 of an inch of metal off two of the feet to get it to sit correctly.

I ran 0 gauge wire from the winch to the solenoid box which I mounted near the engine computer, right behind the passenger side firewall. Eventually I'll run in cab winch controls but for now the remote reaches into the jeep just fine.

Pac Man 06-16-2013 02:02 AM

Some pics...

Jeepforthewin 06-16-2013 08:23 AM

Looks good!

scott02ws6 06-16-2013 08:26 AM

Wow, that looks awesome! Glad to hear the install went smooth. Nice lift!

sickchilly 06-16-2013 01:10 PM

Very nice. Can you still get to the engagement lever somehow or so you always have to power in/out?

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