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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-03-2013, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
 
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hidden winch

so today i got busy putting in my rough country hidden winch. and i also put on an ecoboost plate holder make it a little cleaner. very easy install took about an hr to do








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Looks good I did the exact same thing with my truck and its the same winch and same colour truck.

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no way. how far can you go with the wireless remote ? and thank you

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i think it is up to 100 feet but I've never tried it. I found the wireless remote to be a little hard to use in close quarters. when you push the button to come in and let it go it still keeps going in for a couple seconds by then it could rip the tow hook off. (mine came very close to doing so when I first tried)


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ha ok i seen that in the manual. do you like the power output of the winch ?

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Haven't had a chance to really try it out yet. Got it as a "just in case". I don't have a winch on my bronco 2 so I didn't want to get stuck and have no way to get it out.

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In ur pic. What kinda bar u have in the back holding the lights ?

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I built it myself out of square tubing. The the top bar rotates aswell so I can spin the lights and everything back to fit in a standard size garage door still without any issues.

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cool thats a smart idea. i never would though of that

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Very cool mod!!!I like how the both of you made it hidden to keep the front end clean.

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