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Old 10-14-2008, 01:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Thought I would share pics of what the gorilla 2500lb winch looks like on the new 420 ranchers.

The fit is good, very tight. With the wheel full locked there is about 2 inches of clearance between the winch the the left tire.









I have tried it out by pulling the bike up a decent slope and it did great. It wasn't even warm when I touched it after I was done.
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Old 11-26-2008, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Great job. I'd like to put one in mine. What mounting plate did you use? Anything I should look out for during the install? Thanks
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Old 12-06-2008, 09:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I used the mount plate that came with the kit off of ebay. It was a very straight forward install
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i just put my warn winch on the rubi for the ride at the end of the month with ya,hobbz. we still on ill get that exhaust for ya too.
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Looks like a clean install. That may be my first modification as I could have definitely used a winch this past weekend!
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Old 02-07-2009, 08:45 AM   #6 (permalink)
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if u put any tires wider than nine in you will have to get wheel spacers i got the same winch on my 420 and rub with my 27 10 12 swamp witches i need 2 in wheel spacers to make it work thought u would like to know
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Old 10-21-2010, 12:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Nice install! (I realize this is an old thread, but was relevant to me!). I just got my winch also. What side of the machine did you run the winch wiring? If I wire it on the left side (same side as exhaust) will it get too hot? (There are other wires there that seem to be doing ok...).
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As long as the wiring is secured to the frame it won't get hot from the exhaust.
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