Best place to get 2ga. wire for winch? (1 Viewer)

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Im mounting the solenoid box inside the engine bay and was wondering if theres a place in town that you guys recommend to buy the wire? I have a punch set at my dads house to crimp the wire eyes on the end, so I dont need them pre made.

Also, has anyone come across a thread about installing a dash mounted winch switch?

Thanks!
 

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Bought mine at Sierra Welding on Glendale; usually I get a little discount if I ask ;). West Marine has it too but better take an extra thick wad of greenbacks ;)


I installed an in-dash winch rocker switch using Christo's circuit board; one of my favorite mods! I used a 100-Series rear wing window switch for more of an OEM look. But any momentary on-off-on rocker will do. The circuit board is made by and available from Slee. http://www.sleeoffroad.com/products/products_switches.htm
 
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Go into the 80 section and search for antenna switch to control the winch. If all else fails, PM Ali and he will give you the low down.

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Cool, thanks guys!

Sounds like the wire is going to be pretty expensive, ill have to give them a call and see this morning.

I saw a few threads about the antenna switch last night. I'd like to keep that the way it is cause I do use it sometimes. Im not in a hurry to add the switch...
 
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Cool, thanks guys!

Sounds like the wire is going to be pretty expensive, ill have to give them a call and see this morning.

I saw a few threads about the antenna switch last night. I'd like to keep that the way it is cause I do use it sometimes. Im not in a hurry to add the switch...
You need to source another switch and put it in one of the blanks.

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Depending on how soon you need the wire Matt I can give you what I have the next time I am home. I probably have six feet of 2 gauge from when I put the solenoid box under the hood of my pickup. I can give it to you next weekend if you can wait.
 
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Depending on how soon you need the wire Matt I can give you what I have the next time I am home. I probably have six feet of 2 gauge from when I put the solenoid box under the hood of my pickup. I can give it to you next weekend if you can wait.
Thanks Harry!

I went down to Airgas in sparks last week and picked up some wire from them. I mounted the solenoid in front of the battery and hopefully Ill have the bumper back in the morning to wire it all up.
 
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I thought that I might be too late. You don't waste any time when you start on a project Matt.
haha, I know... I've been wanting to take the cruiser out in the desert for some get away time, but havent due to the lack of a front bumper. Hopefully after tomorrow I'll be able to go out and finally have some fun!
 

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