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Unread 02-03-2008, 01:26 PM   #1
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Too heavy?

So i got a really good deal on a Ramsey platinum 9500. Is this winch going to be too heavy for the front of my Jeep? Its completely stock except 31's. When i set it on the front it sags a good .5 of an inch. This is normal right?

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Unread 02-03-2008, 01:32 PM   #2
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It's normal. I put .75" coil spacers to level my jeep when I added bumper/winch.
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A winch rated for 9500 lbs. is fine for a TJ, that's what I am running. You can install a 1/2" or 3/4" polyurethane spacer on top of the front springs to compensate for its weight, a commonly done thing.
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Yes it's normall. If you're worried about the sag you can buy spacers to go on top of the front coil to level it up.
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now i think, and don't quote me on this, that they want you to put coil spacers on...im not sure though, lol
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now i think, and don't quote me on this, that they want you to put coil spacers on...im not sure though, lol
i agree. Thanks for the help guys. I love jeep forum.
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