winch 10k vs 12k for the 3.0

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Is it necessary to have a 12k lb winch for the 3.0 with steel bumpers and armor ect or will the 10k lb still be fine for most mudding/off roading





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Is it necessary to have a 12k lb winch for the 3.0 with steel bumpers and armor ect or will the 10k lb still be fine for most mudding/off roading
10k is fine. Used it today with no issue. Hell we pulled my 3.0 up a 20 degree slope with a 5000lb winch off the hitch of a razr lol.
 
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10k is fine. Used it today with no issue. Hell we pulled my 3.0 up a 20 degree slope with a 5000lb winch off the hitch of a razr lol.
Impressive! That’s awesome
 

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You can always use a snatch block to double up.
 

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I think the only reason I'd want more headroom, would be to pull a 3/4 or 1 ton pickup on occasion. Otherwise go for the faster line speed.
 

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I went with a 12k winch because I don't see any negatives to having more winching power if I need it, and I am not always winching my vehicle.
 

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