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Finally a true Hidden Winch System

Old 12-19-2013, 11:13 AM
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:18 AM
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:27 AM
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I am new. How can I post pictures easily on here?
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the picture icon ... of a little mountain in ur text also cant eb directly from ur email like those
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Very nicely done! Looks good.

I had intended something similar but never pulled the trigger.

I don't care much for those long tabs that stick out but other than that... good job.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:51 AM
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Thank you. Those long tabs are actually structural. They are 3/8" steel that do back 18" onto the frame. the winch pan bolts to them
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Great job..!
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Could you send the measurements.. Would like to do same for my 96 XJ,,Thank you in advance..
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Nice job!! Love the idea of a hidden winch. You should patent the idea, make it a kit and sell it!!!
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Originally Posted by StellasJeep View Post
Thank you. Those long tabs are actually structural. They are 3/8" steel that do back 18" onto the frame. the winch pan bolts to them
Right but they don't have to stick out that far. If they were 2 inches shorter they'd be fine.
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I can dig that, nice work!

The tow points protruding from the bumper shouldn't be an issue if you're still using the stock bumper and plastic end caps.

Not everyone wheels in the rocks, or even wheels, their Jeep, so not everyone needs a beefy bumper that actually bump stuff.

Nice clean hidden winch setup!
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How much you think would be a good price for the kit excluding the winch?
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How much you think would be a good price for the kit excluding the winch?
I could see it selling between $175-$225.

DetoursUSA sells their bumper dohicky for more than that.
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Very nice!
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