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What size winch do you have. I've got a Warn 3000lb coming but thinking about going bigger. (3500lb) Any thoughts????
 

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Ive got the Yamaha/Warn ProVantage 3500, i wouldnt go any smaller than 3500 for sure.
 
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I think a 3000 would probably work, especially if you use a snatch block. Of course it all depends on how bad you get stuck. I think Yamaha recommends a 3500, though
 

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True, i would have went aftermarket, but iordered my stuff when i got my Viking, since i was planning on the Dealer doing the install. But we ended up doing it ourselves. Another thing, with it being brand new model, wasnt sure how big of a winch would fit in there, so thats why i went with the Yamaha/Warn ProVantage 3500
 

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I have the Warn Provantage 3500 also. Like the big dial for a free spool.
 

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I've just about talked myself into the Warn 4500. Getting installed tomorrow.
 

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We suggest 4000lb winches for those that buy our VIPERS. 3500lb would be bare bones minimum for any moderate recovery.

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Sure wish I'd have known about Viper, really like the way you guy's have responded on here to some questions.
 

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Thats what i really wanted to go with was a 4500, thats what my 2010 Ranger 500 had, was a 4500 Polaris/Warn winch.

But since the Viking was an all new model, the dealer or i was unsure the 4500 would fit yet, so i just went with what we knew would.
 

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Sure wish I'd have known about Viper, really like the way you guy's have responded on here to some questions.
I installed the Viper with the wireless remote. Wasn't too impressed with the directions, although their diagrams were good. The winch and mount worked out great. And the dash switch is a big plus. My Brute Force has a Warn with the wire cable. The Viper has the nylon cable, which seems much better.
 

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I like the 4500 lb stealth by KFI that came with my bike when i bought it. I've used it to pull a huge box stand up and it worked perfect Might want to save a few bucks they are cheaper than warn
 

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I have a 5000lb Viper ready to install just trying to get time to do it now. I'll post pics and let everyone know how it works out.
 

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Vipers are the way to go. I have them on 2 of my ATV's and a 12000lbs for my truck. Synthetic line is the only way to go. I'll be getting another viper for my Viking when it shows up.

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Thanks for the support guys. We do have the true dash switch that comes standard with VIPER ELITE widespool models and is a $30 upgrade with any other winch.

We do recommend the synthetic cable. We partner with Samson Rope to use the patented AMSTEEL-BLUE brand made in the USA instead of some generic knock-off. The patented rope has a coating on it that resists snagging to keep your rope rolling and is the only cable with a one-year warranty on it.

Thanks again!

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Here is some pictures of my Viper Max 5000lb winch install. I used the brown wire in the lighting switch circuit to splice into to pull my 12 volt power to supply the winch contactor.







 

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Ive got the Yamaha/Warn ProVantage 3500, i wouldnt go any smaller than 3500 for sure.
Viking2k14, did your winch come with the remote switch and the mounted version?
 

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Thanks for that info. Mine didn't either.
 

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