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Offline pfithian

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ATV Winch for Trailer
« on: November 24, 2021, 08:27:36 AM »
I've been using an ATV winch setup for the past year, way easier than manual cranking.  Push a button and it works either direction.

Use the trailer chassis as a ground. You can either mount a battery on the tonque and trickle charge it with the 7 way connector 12V Aux Charging circuit,  or run a heavy cable from the truck battery (+) and frame (-) to an Anderson connector near the hitch ball like I did.  Add an additional heavy cable ground from the battery (-) to the frame at the front.

I used this housing for the Anderson connector, mounted on the back bumper:

« Last Edit: November 24, 2021, 08:40:12 AM by pfithian »
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Offline jim shula

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Re: ATV Winch for Trailer
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2021, 12:11:23 PM »
Nice setup.  How is the rebuild coming along?