Warn 16.5ti Winch installed on new Buckstop Bumper

August 24, 2011

As final assembly of our new Buckstop Bumper for The Turtle V continues, a Warn 16.5ti electric winch was installed. www.warn.com The frame of the Buckstop Outback Bumper was configured specifically for the Warn 16.5. This is the highest capacity, most technologically advanced winch for big trucks. The Gen II series wound motor combined with a 3-stage planetary gear train delivers 16,500 lbs. of pulling power. Thermometric indicator LED provides operator feedback on motor temperature.

The ninety feet of 7/16 steel cable will be replaced with 100-125 feet of Viking Dyneema® synthetic winchline which is up to 15 times stronger than quality steel. Caution must be used when making a side pull that the added line capacity does not bunch up on one side of the drum and damage the cross bars. www.vikingoffroad.com.  We will also swap out the factory fairlead rollers with Viking Delrin rollers, designed to be used with synthetic winch lines, replacing the factory galvanized parts.

Buckstop Bumper

Buckstop Bumper

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