I use this winch for recovery of my Jeep Rubicon along with my friends Jeeps. I have also used this winch for recovery of vehicles that end up in the ditch in the winter. The things that I like about this winch is that it has a GREAT line speed, lightweight, great outer finish, extra long synthetic line, low AMP draw. Some things that I was not thrilled about was the oversized hawse fairlead, how expensive it ended up being, and how short the cables are from the winch to battery. The problem with my cables that came with my winch was that they could not reach my battery the way that I wanted to route them. The only option that I had was to go over the top of the battery which I was not going to do. So i had to order an extension wire kit from Warn in order to do it right. I believe that this is a problem with 12' and newer because of the new placement of the battery and the new batteries that are found in newer JKs.
Hi, I am wondering what winch and or extra compnonets i will need to fit my 2014 wrangler unlimited rubicon X. I have been hearing conflicting advice. -Chad
Asked by Chad from Silverthorne Colorado on
Hello Chad, The front bumper on your Rubicon takes a special kind of winch which is available through Jeep. If you want to change up the front bumper it opens up a whole bunch of options. I would at least go with the rating on this winch 9.5 is a good line pull for the weight of your Jeep.
Answered by Matt C EXT 4831 from Silverthorne Colorado on
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