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post #1 of 36 (permalink) Old 11-21-2008, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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PolarBZ Winch Installation - Bit by Bit

So, I got my new Bulldog winch for my GetLost bumper today! I've only got as far as unboxing and checking out the parts, but I plan on installing it this weekend.

In the spirit of "documenting" I'll be posting pics and thoughts as I go through the process.

The BOX! ~80lbs


The winch (and associated parts!)


Ok, so its not much... but its a start!

RIP - Silver '06 Limited; 5.7 Hemi; 2" TerraFlex Lift; 255/70R17 Bridgestone Dueler REVOS, Horizontal Inclinometer, Signal Frog Antenna Ball, Surco Safari 50"x50" Roof Rack, GetLost4x4 bumper, Bulldog 9k Winch, GetLost4x4 Rock Rails - (should have added a snorkel)
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Bulldog is where I got the cradle, keyed disconnect, and the red quick disconnects for the cables. I also got a Bulldog cover and the cable safety bag that holds rocks and acts like a blanket thrown over the cable to prevent injury in case of a cable coming loose. Ross should be able to get all or any of these accessories if you want them.

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PM me with your address and I will give you the Bulldog cover. I am keeping my winch in the storage box so I do not need to cover it.


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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.

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Huey, thanks for the offer! PM sent.

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Polar,

Sorry it took me so long but I just sent your winch cover by UPS. The tracking number is 1ZR030000373788820. I thru in an extra gift for being late. I put a set of disconnects in the box also. You can cut your cables and insert this disconnect under the hood. That will prevent anyone from using your winch without opening the hood to connect the power. Here is a picture of the disconnects.


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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.

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There are! I just haven't got to them yet. Winch is installed and operational, I just haven't upoaded the pics yet! And, it's finals week, so it's hectic. In fact, I should be writing a paper right now, but I'm not. =)

RIP - Silver '06 Limited; 5.7 Hemi; 2" TerraFlex Lift; 255/70R17 Bridgestone Dueler REVOS, Horizontal Inclinometer, Signal Frog Antenna Ball, Surco Safari 50"x50" Roof Rack, GetLost4x4 bumper, Bulldog 9k Winch, GetLost4x4 Rock Rails - (should have added a snorkel)
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Heck we could all collaborate and write a paper for you. Surely at least one of us knows something about whatever subject it is on. If not we could still fake it pretty good. The advantage of age and trickery over youth and inexperience.

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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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I could probably do a search and find an already written paper on the subject.

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Jeep5253,

We signed you up to teach a class on searching the forum at the West Coast (Colorado) Trail ride this summer. See this thread:

https://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/...ead.php?t=6929

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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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Jeep5253,

We signed you up to teach a class on searching the forum at the West Coast (Colorado) Trail ride this summer. See this thread:

https://www.jeepcommander.com/forums/...ead.php?t=6929
Yeah, I saw that. What time am I scheduled to speak ?

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