Documents & Information
User manuals and/or installation documents can be found below.
Winch Mount Installation Docs:
Toyota 4Runner 2014-2019
Toyota FJ Cruiser 2007-2014 Camera Armor
Winch Selection - Which is the right winch for you?
Installation Videos - All FJ related but the process is identical to our other winch mounts.
Winch Fitment - Which winches work well with our winch mounts? The answer is that most do.
Paint and Coatings - What is best for your winch mount, how to do it and what are your options?
Winch Rope Installation & Care:
Whether it is a new winch (respool even if it's already spooled from the manufacturer) or you have used it while on the trail or just have it spooled out for cleaning, there are a few ways to tackle proper winch rope/cable spooling.
MasterPull winchline installation: http://www.masterpull.com/how-to-install-a-synthetic-winch-line/
Warn Rope Installation Guide (pdf): https://www.warn.com/Attachment/DownloadFile?downloadId=1455
Regarding cleaning, whether rope or steel cable, it should be spooled out (you can leave it attached to the drum), cleaned with soap and water then left to dry before respooling. I suggest a light coat of WD-40 or Gibbs Penetrant (much better) on steel cable. Do this every 6 months even if you haven't used it. You need to work the winch anyway every so often.
While you have the rope/cable spooled out, give your winch a good cleaning and a coat of wax. Don't laugh, most winches are powder coated and will last much longer if kept clean. Gibbs Penetrant is another great solution for coating fasteners and other metal components, just don't get it on the spool.
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