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Fairlead Bracket Bending

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by neblawncare23, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. neblawncare23

    neblawncare23 Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    I have a 2014 Honda Rubicon with a Warn Winch and 50" blade. My fairlead bracket keeps bending down. I think its front pulling on winch when there is to much pressure against blade. Has anyone had this problem, and is there a way to fix it? Like beefing up bracket or something?
  2. sublime68charge

    sublime68charge PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,090

    im thinking you need to let off the winch a little sooner your pulling the blade up to high and its hitting the bottom of the quad and the bracket is the weakest part and that is why it's bending.

    they make some bumper stops that you can put on your winch cable that will help. also you can beef up the bracket but that can lead on failure someplace else either bending the push tubes or snapping the winch cable.

    have a pic of your set up?