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Unread 12-02-2004, 07:36 PM   #1
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winch mounting ?

hey guys i just went and picked up my new warn m8000 winch and it didn't come with any mounting kit is there any way i can mount this thing without geting a mouthing plate? like can it be mounted on the crossmember behind the bumper on my cj-7?

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Unread 12-02-2004, 08:52 PM   #2
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I'm not sure the crossmember is up to it.
I mounted mine with inverted L shaped plates. The winch sites on the top of the plates, which wrap around the side of the frame and are bolted there.
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Unread 12-02-2004, 09:16 PM   #3
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hmm ok i'll see what i can fab up thanx.
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Unread 12-02-2004, 09:38 PM   #4
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hmm ok i'll see what i can fab up thanx.
I was just going to say fab one up or plop down about 100 bones for the Warn mount. I bought one but now that I have a welder I know that I could fab one up for less dough.
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