What is the best winch for a Jeep Wrangler TJ?

I want to install a winch on my Jeep Wrangler TJ but I don’t know which one I should go with. What is the best winch for a Jeep Wrangler TJ?

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Talullah Blanco · Answered on Jan 06, 2023
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
That’s a great question! What you’re looking for and how much you want to spend will determine the best winch for a Jeep Wrangler TJ. High-end winches with extra features can cost over $2,000 while the more basic winches are in the $275 to $475 price range.
Here are a few of the more popular winch choices for a Jeep Wrangler TJ to help get you started:
Before you start shopping, you’ll need to find the recommended minimum line-pull rating to choose the right winch for your Wrangler TJ. Don’t worry, calculating this spec is easy. Simply multiply your Wrangler’s gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) by 1.5 and you’ll have the recommended minimum line-pull rating.
Last but not least, read customer reviews while browsing for winches but make sure you take the best and worst reviews lightly.
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