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post #1 of 5 Old 12-27-2010, 08:25 PM Thread Starter
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Warn 16.5ti winch

I'm researching winches and figured the 16.5 would be more than enough for me to ever need. I was curious how come I don't see too many folks using them or the ones I do see are all for sale? Am I missing something with these? Thanks.



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I don't have an answer for ya on the 16.5s but I have a 15,000lbs Warn on my truck and it is more than enough for pulling myself or others out. I've had it for over 4 yrs with no problems yet.

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i run the XRC 12k that 4wheelparts sells. It does just fine, ive pulled myself out 3x and a couple friends. When I pull myself i have truck in 4x4 and tires slowly turning while i winch, 12k never had a problem. Would love to have a warn 16.5! just expensive, and if your that stuck the winch will probably bend your frame or break the mounts for the winch off!!

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I'd say the 12k would probably be fine. It's not quite dead weight I woud say, still some rolling weight. Plus I can get a snatch block (?) to boost the pulling power I'm sure.



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