input on new winches - Page 2 - Defender Source
Defender Source  

Go Back   Defender Source > Defender & Series Technical Discussions > Defender Technical Discussions


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #21  
Old June 4th, 2014, 11:29 AM
fishEH's Avatar
fishEH
Status: Offline
Brett Fritzler
94, 95, 96 D1's
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Lake Villa, IL
Posts: 1,113
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ash View Post

No real world experience yet, but I have a Viking GS-9 sitting on my desk that looks like a quality piece. From what I can tell, it's an EP9 with a better solenoid pack, a pretty sweet billet bridge, and Viking's killer synthetic line and safety thimble. Might be worth looking into.

-Ash
I've had the GS-9 on my truck for almost a year now. It's awesome and you're spot on about it being a EP9.0. It's held up great through a lot of pulls including a long session of continuous long pulls through mud uphill.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #22  
Old June 4th, 2014, 12:04 PM
evilfij's Avatar
evilfij
Status: Offline
evilfij
I have never seen a rover in person
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: on the internet
Posts: 14,688
By far the best winch is a PTO driven mechanical winch. Koenig on a series. Fairey/superwinch on a defender. There is one for a 101 FC as well that starts with an N.
__________________
*not legal advice*
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old June 4th, 2014, 12:13 PM
flippedrover's Avatar
flippedrover
Status: Offline
Tyler
'94 D-90
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Ashburn,va
Posts: 3,125
I've had the same XD9000i since 1994. Only had to replace the motor once.
__________________
Can't you feel 'em circlin' (closin'in) honey?
Can't you feel 'em swimmin' around?
You got fins to the left, fins to the right,
and you're the only bait in town.
You got fins to the left, fins to the right,
and you're the only girl in town.

Jimmy Buffett


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #24  
Old June 4th, 2014, 12:31 PM
revtor's Avatar
revtor
Status: Offline
Steve Maietta
1969 IIA 88" Bugeye
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Northern NJ, USA
Posts: 817
Registry
The warns (8247) all are rebuildable and there are tons of hop up parts available. They can be built bulletproof, and really fast if you want. The huskys are strong but heavy and slow...

Another thing to think about that actually matters is current draw and your battery/alt setup.
__________________
"Yeah, make sure its a flatbed...."
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old June 4th, 2014, 12:41 PM
One Ten's Avatar
One Ten
Status: Online
Sam
1994 NAS SW
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 1,200
My brother and I have both used the Warn 9.5ti a lot in our desert rock crawling and have had no issues. I like the 9.5ti and the newer 9.5cti
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old June 4th, 2014, 10:00 PM
Chris Velardi's Avatar
Chris Velardi
Status: Offline
Chris Velardi
1975 101FC
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Hamden, CT USA
Posts: 424
the cool part about the stock 101fc winch is it runs both to the back and or front , they are pretty cool but don't like to winch at hard angles do to the pullys that the cable exists through . I'll stick with electric . needed a winch too many times when my engine was having issues.
__________________
Chris "V"
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old June 5th, 2014, 08:36 AM
Z.G's Avatar
Z.G
Status: Offline
Zack
300Tdi 95 D1
Member
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Burlington, VT
Posts: 4,684
Registry
And out the side as well!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Defender Source > Defender & Series Technical Discussions > Defender Technical Discussions

Tags
winch

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Warn Winches waveridin1959 Misc. Chit-Chat 9 October 5th, 2012 04:20 PM
NEW 28 tooth T-case input gear. TDI Guy For Sale - Parts 5 April 8th, 2010 11:03 AM
two Warn 1200lb winches on ebay-cheap Uncle Douglas For Sale - Parts 0 December 31st, 2007 04:21 PM
Best prices on Warn winches ? JFD Defender Technical Discussions 12 May 29th, 2007 07:44 AM
Milemarker Winches? gtg067i Defender Technical Discussions 28 April 15th, 2005 07:21 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:49 AM.


Copyright