How I installed a front-rear pull winch on the Predator.

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by Mr. Cob, Dec 15, 2012.

  1. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy YOUNZ,

    No problem, I am known as a straight shooter and plain talker.
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  2. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Yes, that is what we have done too. Using a receiver type hookup works very well. I did see one mounted in the rear once and there was a pully to reverse the direction if needed. Didn't really make sense to me as the angle of pull would have had to have been just right. Darn posers....lol.
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  3. boxertwin

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    This. :deal
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  4. Bar None

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    A little off topic but "Maasdam Pow'R Pull A-20 3/4 Ton Capacity Rope Puller with 20' of 1/2" dia. Rope" is on sale at Amazon so I ordered one to try out. I have several cable comealongs but always wanted to try the rope type.
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    Not to continue the derailment, but 20' of rope seems a little short.
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  6. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    Buy some more rope.
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    The obvious solutions are always the best.
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  8. slowpoke69

    slowpoke69 Been here awhile

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    I just looked through your build, GREAT WORK! :clap:clap

    You're gonna get into so much shit now! Have a ball! Great idea putting a winch on a Ural, it's a wonder they don't offer one.

    I really need to start welding again, I always enjoyed just making whatever. Some of you guys on here are inspirational, whether you know it or not.:wink:
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  9. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy slowpoke69,

    I am now in the process of "interviewing" folks to do a complete rewire job on the Predator, when I get the wiring done I plan to take the rig out and take some videos of using the winch, when I get them made I'll post them up.
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