It will only mount foot-down winches. Harbor Freight customer reviews rate the universal mount plate with four out of five stars. It is made of heavy gauge steel and works with 12,000 pound off-road vehicle winches equipped with automatic load-holding brakes. But it's also a good starting place if you're making your own bumper and want a decent platform to build off of. Mounting your winch wrong can totally destroy it. You can remove it from your cart at any time. In a foot-forward configuration, the load is taken against the winch's forward mounting plate.
I'm in the process of mounting a 5000 pound badlands winch in my 09 rzr 800. In our case the winch mount plate is clamped to the winch by the bolts. Some winches actually mix metric and standard hardware, so watch out so you don't wreck your aluminum threads. These tow hooks are tied directly into your frame and provide the safest, most durable, and best way to add a recovery winch plate. Some winches use 6 bolts, especially if they're for larger vehicles. Don't overtorque winch mounting bolts. But any way the plate is only about 26 and the distance between the Yj frame is about 34 inches so I will either return it and buy a proper plate or fab something up along with a bumper modification.
It is powdercoated black although painted would be better for fab work. If you do strip your threads, use to repair them and buy a like you should have in the first place. Like the other universal plates, it has a 10 x 4. The first thing you need to know about your winch is whether it should be mounted foot-down or foot-forward. We have a variety of plates here that should fit a wide range of needs.
The fairlead holes are 10 apart on center but it also includes a patch plate that you can use to work with a smaller utility winch roller fairlead. After reading the previous reviews I was reluctant to buy this but had no choice other than to fabricate a mount from scratch. If you want something little fancier, take a look at the. My fault for not measuring before purchasing i got caught up in the universal part. In some cases the manufacturer does not allow us to show you the price until further action is taken. It's powdercoated black, so it should last way longer than anything that's painted.
In contrast, in a foot-down configuration, the winch mounting hardware has to deal with large single shear forces. These mounting plates are fine for mounting most winches regardless of brand, as long as the orientation is correct and they have the standard 10 x 4. We guarantee our Hand Tools to be free from defects in material and workmanship for the life of the product. Carrier kit includes Quick Connect wiring for front of vehicle winch and rear wiring sold separately. With a commitment to quality and a lifetime guarantee on all hand tools, Harbor Freight Tools is a favorite of automotive and truck repair shops, government agencies, schools, manufacturers, contractors and tool enthusiasts who want top-quality and great selection and value.
Warn lists it as fitting the Warn M12, 9. A properly torqued bolt clamps two or more things together. The first generation Trans4mer® can be configured in several ways to match your needs. Additional details and credit card application available at checkout. Not valid with any other coupons, discounts or prior purchases.
We have a variety of plates here that should fit a wide range of needs. It is made of heavy gauge steel and works with 12,000 pound off-road vehicle winches equipped with automatic load-holding brakes. You can bolt or weld this Warn winch plate to any flat surface. Foot-forward hardware and winch feet can be smaller and weaker since they don't need to take much in the way of shear loads. It's not really as bad as everyone has said-just mount the fair-head before the winch and it goes together fairly well. Mounts directly on most vehicle frames without drilling.
Some winches use 6 bolts, especially if they're for larger vehicles. If a winch mount bolt comes loose, it will start the destruction of your winch. If the bolts are loose and you put a load on the winch, it's easy to see that twisting forces could be introduces that'll eventually crack the winch housing or feet somewhere. If one bolt comes loose, we lose the clamping force from one full bolt. This jiggling around starts to loosen the other bolts, which will also start to shear. It's powdercoated black, has a 10 x 4.
You can bolt or weld this Warn winch plate to any flat surface. We also participate in other affiliate programs. Strong, Durable, Configurable A Warn mounting system can be configured in several ways to match your needs. Unbolt the front bumper and it will allow you to fit everything in just fine. This jiggling around starts to loosen the other bolts, which will also start to shear.