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05-20-2010, 02:00 AM
what size winch should i get to pull my car up on the trailer?
05-20-2010, 04:23 AM
ProMark Offroad sales some real nice winches for the money. I would recommend 1.5x's your cars weight. So if it weighs 3000 lbs then 4500 lb winch should be plenty. 9000 lb would be very nice though.
05-20-2010, 04:30 AM
4700lb WARN strong and compact, reasonably priced at northern tool
stock car driver
05-20-2010, 08:35 AM
You only need about a 1500 to pull a rolling load much heavier. Theres a chart on warns website that you put your weight in and the angle of the trailer ramp.
I have a wireless superwinch 3500 model I think and it works great.
05-20-2010, 10:21 AM
Go ahead and get the 1500, just get you a cup of coffee cause it's gonna take a while to load up.
05-20-2010, 11:39 AM
I got the wireless superwinch too, I love it.
I think it is a 4000 or 4500, but not sure.
The wireless remote is awsome when loading by yourself.
Got it all at Amazon.com
05-20-2010, 03:15 PM
just bought a 8k smittybuilt this year.... i's working great ($299)
05-22-2010, 12:01 AM
i have an 8k ramsey, works real nice, however i had a 2500# superwinch 4 wheeler winch that was used to load race cars for at least 6 years, took 3-4 minutes to load car... no big deal really, still worked great when i pulled it off and replaced it with the big one
05-27-2010, 10:00 PM
My Warn 3600 pulls up my 3,000# car with no issues and does it in about 10-15 seconds on an almost dead battery.
05-28-2010, 12:33 PM
We use 3700 warn winches.3000lbs.:)
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