XX Underhood Mount Instructions

WILDCAT WILLY’S UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

TOOLS NEEDED:

*T30 TORQUE*14MM SOCKET
*T25 TORQUE*15MM SOCKET
*10MM SOCKET & WRENCH*19MM SOCKET
*13MM SOCKET & WRENCH*5MM ALLEN WRENCH
*EXTENDABLE MAGNET

REMOVE THE HOOD

REMOVE THE 6 SCREWS HOLDING THE FRONT LOWER AIR DAM USING A T30 TORQUE

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

REMOVE THE 2 PLASTIC PUSH RIVETS – PULL THE CENTER OF THE RIVET OUT TO RELEASE

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

REMOVE THE 2 SCREWS OUT OF THE FRONT FENDER – 1 ON EACH SIDE USING A T25 TORQUE

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

REMOVE THE 2 SCREWS HOLDING THE TOP OF THE FRONT FENDERS USING A T30 TORQUE

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

REMOVE THE FRONT GRILL – YOU MAY HAVE TO LIFT UP ON THE FRONT OF THE FENDERS

REMOVE THE 2 FRONT BOLTS USING A 15MM SOCKET

REMOVE THE 2 BOLTS ON THE LOWER RADIATOR BRACKET – USING A 10MM & 13MM

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

!!!DO NOT MOVE THE CAR WITHOUT THESE BOLTS!!!

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

INSTALL THE REAR WINCH PLATE BAR (PROVIDED IN KIT) WITH THE THREADED HOLES CLOSEST TO THE RADIATOR USING A 5MM ALLEN AND 13MM WRENCH – THIS IS THE HARDEST PART OF THE JOB!

REUSE THE 2 NUTS WITH THE NEW ALLEN HEAD BOLTS (PROVIDED IN KIT) – WE HAVE FOUND THE EASIEST WAY TO GET THE NUT STARTED IS WITH A MAGNET HOLDING THE NUT

NOW THAT THE NUTS ARE STARTED YOU CAN GET YOUR 13MM WRENCH UP INSIDE THE FRAME AND TIGHTEN UP THE 2 BOLTS WITH A 5MM ALLEN

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

NOW INSTALL YOUR 2000-3500 LB WARN WINCH ON THE PLATE WITH THE MOTOR ON YOUR LEFT SIDE FACING THE WINCH PLATE

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

SET THE 2 LARGE SPACERS (PROVIDED IN KIT) OVER THE FRONT HOLES AND PUT THE WINCH PLATE INTO THE CHASSIS

START THE 2 REAR BOLTS (PROVIDED IN KIT) FIRST- DO NOT TIGHTEN AT THIS TIME

INSTALL THE 2 FRONT BOLTS (PROVIDED IN KIT) THROUGH THE PLATE AND LARGE SPACERS - USE BLUE LOCK TITE AND TORQUE TO 70 FT LBS

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

NOW TIGHTEN THE 2 REAR BOLTS

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

SET THE FRONT GRILL BACK INTO CAR – DO NOT INSTALL SCREWS AT THIS TIME

REINSTALL THE 2 PLASTIC PUSH RIVETS ON GRILL

THE FAIRLEAD PATTERN (PROVIDED IN KIT) IS FOR SYNTHETIC ROPE – IF YOU ARE USING A DIFFERENT FAIRLEAD, YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE YOUR OWN PATTERN

CUT THE PATTERN OUT - USING THE 2 LARGE BOLTS THAT YOU REMOVED FROM THE FRONT OF THE CHASSIS – PUT PATTERN IN POSITION AND USE A MARKER TO MARK THE GRILL

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

REMOVE THE GRILL, CUT YOUR GRILL WITH YOUR PATTERN MARKS AND CLEAN UP THE PLASTIC

WIRE UP YOUR WINCH AND REINSTALL THE GRILL

WILDCAT WILLYS UNDERHOOD WINCH PLATE INSTALL INSTRUCTIONS

WE HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR NEW WILDCAT WILLY’S WINCH PLATE! THANKS FOR YOUR BUSINESS

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