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KrashR

Warn Works 1700 Winch

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I just bought a used 2005 Yamaha Kodiak 450 and it came with this winch (can be seen on Northern's site). It doesn't appear to be a ATV specific winch, but I would like to use it if I can. Has anyone mounted one of these to their ATV and do you know if the generic winch plate will work with this model. Also do they have any cheaper mount plates than $60!!

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It would probly work ok but I dought they are water resistant at all so I dont know how long it would last. Depending how stuck you get 1700 might not be enough anyway. I used to have a 2300# superwinch on my grizzly and it wasnt rare for it to not have enough power. I have a 3000# Warn now and have run into spots where it has problems. I made the mounts for mine. I wouldnt give you $20 for the factory mounts.

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Nothing worse than getting yourself into a spot where you need to depend on a cheap winch that gives up on you. Don't waste your time on it. Save your time and money and get a dependable brand name winch that is big enough to get the job done.

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I have a 2000lb on my Sportsman and there have been times that I would have like to have a little more. It has always gotten me out when needed but I didn't like how much it seemed to stress it.

I did see a 1700lb in the Menards add that I may pick up but I wouldn't think about putting on on the wheeler. It sure would ruin a day getting stuck in the woods and having the winch [PoorWordUsage] out.

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I have a 3000lb on my grizzly, and have had it not be enough to pull me out, or the other wheeler. I guess if you mostly ride on main trails and drive around the mudholes, then I would give it a try, but if you like to see how deep the mudhole is, go as big as you can, because a 1700 lb, wont be enough!

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