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What size winch for my machine?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 89GMCSuburban, Mar 13, 2002.

  1. 89GMCSuburban

    89GMCSuburban 1/2 ton status

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    Do you think a 12,000 lb. winch would be major overkill?
     
  2. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    the rule of thumb is 1.5 times the vehicle weight, so A 12,00 just maybe the size you need. if you have the money I would get the 12,000 over the 9,000 or 10,000.
     
  3. m j

    m j 1/2 ton status

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    no such thing as overkill, especially for a 'burb
     
  4. four_by_ken

    four_by_ken 1/2 ton status

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    Overkill? Are you kidding? I wouldnt do anything but a 12k on a Suburban. No question in my mind.

    Ken H.
     

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