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Installed a KFI 4500lb winch last weekend. Here's some pics of the install. The hardest part was routing all the wires, trying to get them hidden and get an "oem look" to the contols. I think it turned out pretty fair. Water Vehicle Building Plant Tire Hood Vehicle Automotive design Motor vehicle Automotive exterior Hood Motor vehicle Vehicle Automotive tire Bumper Tire Wheel Motorcycle Automotive lighting Automotive tire Plant Steering wheel Automotive design Gear shift Motor vehicle
 
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Looks good and very clean install..... indeed!
 

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Nice work, looks factory!
 

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Thanks, all! I will try to get some pictures under the passenger wheel well soon, as I'd like to show other members exactly what wiring harness I tapped into for the switched power (it was the brown wire of the 4 wires... easily found with a voltmeter, but even easier when someone else has done it for you :cool: ). If anyone has any install questions, please ask. I spent about 10 hours longer than I should have on the project, but I'm happy with the results.

Also, as another member posted, all the wires from KFI come terminated. I cut the winch power wires to length, re-crimped on some new ends, heat-shrinked them, etc... but the excess control wires were pulled back to the frame under the dash and rolled up / zip-tied above the glove box, out of sight.
 
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you did a very good job on the install. And I am interested in the information on the plug you used.
 

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I'll see if I can get to the dealership this weekend, Ben... I'll take a pic of the un-adulterated plug in question. :D I'll also take a pic of mine, but it's all sealed up with electrical tape / zip ties so it's hard to make out where I fabricated (ground down) a spade plug to insert into the harness.
 
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It does look better with a little dirt on 'er, I have to admit. It gets old trailering it to the car wash, though... gotta get a good power washer.

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