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    Right weight rating for JT winch?

    Been researching and can’t seem to conclude right weight rating for winch. Is the thought 9k-10k vs 8k? Use would be stuck on rocks, low mud, and a house shrub here or there. Thoughts?


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    Definitely a 10k, anything less can leave you hanging.


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    With the price differences there's no reason not to step up to a 12, small additional investment. One mans opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snboarder113 View Post
    With the price differences there's no reason not to step up to a 12, small additional investment. One mans opinion.
    That’s the reason why I went with the zeon 12s. Only $100 ish difference

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScrappyJT View Post
    Been researching and can’t seem to conclude right weight rating for winch. Is the thought 9k-10k vs 8k? Use would be stuck on rocks, low mud, and a house shrub here or there. Thoughts?
    I would go 10. I have an Zeon 8 on my WJ and the Jeep weighs close to 6k and it has served me very well. But if you're going to be using the JT on rocks, I'm assuming you'll have gear, tools, bumpers, sliders, etc adding more weight to the overall truck.
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    Thanks! 10k+ it will be.

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