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If you are looking at the frame. Under the driver side front frame horn there is a metal plate that comes from under the frame and slightly overlaps the front. With the RC kit, this 1/4 inch overlap needs to be ground down so that it's flush with the front of the frame. There are a couple youtube videos out there that shows the removal of the horns and grinding it flat.
Apparently that wasn't a problem with mine, because I never had to do anything to it and there were no clearance issues in that area. I still have the overhang and it's not contacting anything, the winch tray lip clears it by about an inch.
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@mcinfantry couple quick questions on your install.

1. Did you mount your solenoid on the center of the winch, or off to the side? Mine has the option to mount the solenoid off center towards the passenger side.
2. Did you run your ground wire to the battery, or just ground it to the Bronco body?

Thanks!
 

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@mcinfantry couple quick questions on your install.

1. Did you mount your solenoid on the center of the winch, or off to the side? Mine has the option to mount the solenoid off center towards the passenger side.
2. Did you run your ground wire to the battery, or just ground it to the Bronco body?

Thanks!
I run a zeon platinum I didn’t move anything and ran leads back to battery
 

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I had the RC hidden mount, switched to the Lobo mount last May, much nicer in my opinion. I have the 2.3. And to reinforce what mcinfantry said, I didn’t have to relocate my solenoid either. I’m running the Warn Evo on mine.
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Just finished installing and wiring the relay. Aux 5 will be used to power up the winch. Just need ups to deliver the skid
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Just finished installing and wiring the relay. Aux 5 will be used to power up the winch. Just need ups to deliver the skid
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Nice, that's where my relay lived for a while as well. Not too many other places available for it, but I did figure out that I could just barely fit it between the negative battery terminal and the fuse box to free up a little space.
 

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Nice, that's where my relay lived for a while as well. Not too many other places available for it, but I did figure out that I could just barely fit it between the negative battery terminal and the fuse box to free up a little space.
Yea, there's a bracket on front of the battery which seemed meant for a relay mount 😉
 

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I wanted to install a winch but I actually like the capable bumper, so I didn't want to replace it and I wanted to keep the clean look of the front end, so I decided to install the HNT winch skid and a Superwinch SX10SR with Factor55 Flatlink E. Connected it up to a Stinger 500A relay so I can disconnect the power with an Aux switch.

Pretty happy with how it turned out:
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If anyone else wants to install a Superwinch on the HNT skid, be forewarned that the bolt holes didn't quite line up, so since I already had the grinder out to lop off the frame horns, I added some clearance by grinding off the corners of the front mounting feet a bit more. Worked like a charm.
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I wanted to install a winch but I actually like the capable bumper, so I didn't want to replace it and I wanted to keep the clean look of the front end, so I decided to install the HNT winch skid and a Superwinch SX10SR with Factor55 Flatlink E. Connected it up to a Stinger 500A relay so I can disconnect the power with an Aux switch.

Pretty happy with how it turned out:
1716235342659-sd.jpg


1716235359154-1a.jpg


If anyone else wants to install a Superwinch on the HNT skid, be forewarned that the bolt holes didn't quite line up, so since I already had the grinder out to lop off the frame horns, I added some clearance by grinding off the corners of the front mounting feet a bit more. Worked like a charm.
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Thank you for the post!! Package looks clean and almost unnoticeable!!
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