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Will my winch be strong enough?

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Old 02-09-2011, 10:22 PM
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I recently got a superwinch x3 rated at 4,000 lbs for free and was just wondering if I should even bother putting it on the blazer or not?
 
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Old 02-09-2011, 11:11 PM
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Thats an ATV winch. General rule is you want a winch that is rated double than the weight of the truck. Blazers being roughly 4000lbs a 8000lb is the smallest you can use.
 
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neo nailed it. you'll be needing a 9000 lb winch.

you could use a ****** block to double your pulling power, but it's gonna be working @ max capacity every time you use it.

better to sell it, and use that free cash towards a bigger winch.

 
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Old 02-10-2011, 02:31 AM
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Originally Posted by old skool luvr View Post
neo nailed it. you'll be needing a 9000 lb winch.

you could use a ****** block to double your pulling power, but it's gonna be working @ max capacity every time you use it.

better to sell it, and use that free cash towards a bigger winch.

or a lift and bigger/better tires so I'm less likely to get stuck
 
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