Lightweight and every bit as strong as steel cable, synthetic winch ropes also have weight rating capacity comparable to steel. 4WD carries ropes from top brands including Smittybilt, Warn and Bubba Rope that won’t snap back in a recovery situation. Bubba Rope’s synthetic winch line has a vinyl polymer coating and also features a heat eater guard for around the winch drum to keep your efforts cool and safe. Warn’s Spydura synthetic winch rope is renowned for its tensile strength and high abrasion resistance and it’s constructed from a distinctive high molecular weight polyethylene material. Choose synthetic to be free of curls, annoying kinks and wire splinters.