Whenever you get stuck in your 4WD while on your outdoor adventure, a reliable winch can come in handy. The more camping and offroading you do, the more you will need a 4WD winch as you continue to travel through rough terrains on a more regular basis. There are also times when a winch is the only solution to come out of a sticky situation. Getting through ledges and massive climbs becomes a more convenient task with a winch at the ready. Having a lightweight winch can help you maintain a steady motion throughout your offroad journey. Since winches have a relatively long reach, making difficult recoveries easy and making it possible to move inoperable vehicles.
Electric winch vs winch ropes
Traditional winch ropes are a manual process where you use a ratcheting crank or a lever to pull a load. An electric winch, on the other hand, is powered by the vehicle. Each of these winches work better in different scenarios. For instance, this Warn winch wire rope is equipped with a 3-stage planetary gear train with a rated pull of 8,000lb (3630kg). Needer a stronger option? This Fieryred electric winch is built to be faster and stronger, capable of pulling 13,000lb in weight.
Choosing the right winch for the job
There are a few things to consider when choosing the right winch for the job.
- Tensile strength: How strong are the cables?
- Materials: What is the winch made of?
- Type of winch rope: Is it a synthetic rope or steel cable?
- Towing capacity: How much weight can the winch pull?
- Type: Is it a manual, electric or wireless winch?
It’s also important to note what type of work you plan on putting the winch through, as this would impact all of the above factors. Winches are typically used for vehicle recovery, during camping, and reeling in boats, to name a few.
Our range of winches
We have a wide range of winches on offer at Vic Offroad. Looking for a strong and durable winch rope? Our Dyneema synthetic winch rope provides a 10,950kg minimum breaking strength at 1/8th the weight of a steel rope of the same size.
Perhaps you prefer something a bit more modern? Our Fieryred Wireless 14500 Winch is among the best electric winches with a massive 6.0HP motor with a 14,500 pounds pulling capacity.
Whatever type of winch you’re looking for, Vic Offroad promises nothing less than the best of what’s available in the market.
Why Vic Offroad?
We’re experienced renowned experts in off-road vehicle accessories. We source high-quality and long-lasting winches for many vehicle makes and models. Complemented by our crew of experienced professionals who understand your offroad solution needs better than most, Vic Offroad is your one-stop-shop for all things vehicle accessories.
Call us on (03) 9360 0501 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org today.