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5th Gen 4Runner Hidden Winch Mount

Discussion in 'Pelfreybilt Off-Road' started by Pelfreybilt, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. Nov 4, 2015 at 11:01 AM
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    Pelfreybilt

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    2010-2017 4RUNNER HIDDEN WINCH MOUNT

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    Hidden Winch Mount fits behind the factory bumper valance and houses up to a 10K pound winch.

    Winches must have divorced solenoids. A solenoid mounting plate is included for mounting the solenoid behind the grille if desired.

    Minor cutting of plastic valance is required

    Optional Flipster license plate mount is sold separately for relocating the license plate- for states that require a front license plate (HERE)

    Optional Pelfreybilt Hawse Aluminum Fairlead (HERE)

    [​IMG]

    AVAILABLE HERE:
    2010-2017 4Runner Hidden Winch Mount | Pelfreybilt

    $475.00

    -Pelfreybilt
    www.pelfreybilt.com
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2018
  2. Nov 4, 2015 at 2:15 PM
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    Hmm.

    Not certain the plastic valence will hold up when your winching at an angle of 20 degrees or more as it will happen when you do not have an anchor staight ahead.
    Product looks good but the practicality may not be up to standards once the plastic developes stress and fracture points when the required winch work begins.
    Is the fairlead on a reinforced swivel?
     
  3. Nov 6, 2015 at 9:14 AM
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    The fairlead bolts directly to the winch mount which is ¼” steel, the plastic is simply pinched between the mount and fairlead. I will PM you the installation instructions for reference.
     
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  4. Nov 8, 2015 at 12:15 PM
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    No installation instructions received to date
     
  5. Nov 9, 2015 at 6:58 AM
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    Product knowledge. Interested in knowing how your winch is mounted as I have a second 4Runner that requires a winch. It would be great not to purchase a new steel bumper as a prerequisite to mounting a functional winch. FYI! I use the winch. It is not a status symbol. It must be functional. When the unit is bogged down puling a trailer with quads and the total weight exceeds 8000 lb plus the drag of the gumbo a functional unit is required to do the job. The Shrockworks unit is a proven item. This leaves the question about purchasing a new unit. You could have sent the product info without giving me the third degree about WHY. Why not send the information??
     
  6. Nov 9, 2015 at 8:02 AM
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    Good reasoning. Just FYI... @Havik who replied to you doesn't work for Pelfreybilt. Hopefully @Pelfreybilt PM's you the info today or tomorrow.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2015 at 9:25 AM
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    Hello,

    Apologies for the error. After posting the thread updated BUT message sent.

    Regarding the winch. I realize that the fairlead is compressing the plastic. Give me some credit. I didn't go to the Web site as the Rep stated information would be provided creating the scenario of not investigating further.

    Hopefully you will be understanding and I will wait for threads to update.
     
  8. Nov 9, 2015 at 11:36 AM
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    please PM me your email address - I tried sending it but it won't attach.
     
  9. Nov 12, 2015 at 7:14 AM
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    Thank you for the order! I did respond to your order-but thought since you posted here, I'd respond so everyone could see the answers! :)

    Yes, the Warn VR10000-S works with our HWM
    We sell the ARB skids & run them on my 4Runner and love them! Great quality & a great price for the set!
     
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  10. Jan 12, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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    What does this winch mount weigh?
     
  11. Jan 13, 2017 at 11:19 AM
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    They replied to an email within 20 min.

    It weighs ~ 50lbs
     
  12. Jan 13, 2017 at 12:01 PM
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    Just had an epiphany Jeff, as we were discussing the "sandwich method". You could trim the valance AND bumper cover to go around the fairlead, silver valance would blend with fairlead plate. If/when truck is sold, off comes winch and a new valance cover and you'd never see the hole...
     
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    Exactly. Like it never happened.
     
  14. Jan 13, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    It's magic, like your winch stayed in Vegas...
     
  15. Feb 7, 2017 at 5:42 PM
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    Have you had any customers mount a gen 2 Warn VR series without relocating the solenoid box? Curious do to that winch having a small motor housing and centered solenoid box, will it clear the hard line?
     
  16. Mar 6, 2018 at 9:41 AM
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    Sorry about not being super active on here. We appreciate the support from the T4R community and want to be an active part of this community. Please post up if you have any questions! This Hidden Winch Mount is still available!

    [​IMG]

    2010-2017 4RUNNER HIDDEN WINCH MOUNT


    Hidden Winch Mount fits behind the factory bumper valance and houses up to a 10K pound winch.

    Winches must have divorced solenoids. A solenoid mounting plate is included for mounting the solenoid behind the grille if desired.

    Minor cutting of plastic valance is required

    Optional Flipster license plate mount is sold separately for relocating the license plate- for states that require a front license plate (HERE)

    Optional Pelfreybilt Hawse Aluminum Fairlead (HERE)


    AVAILABLE HERE:
    2010-2017 4Runner Hidden Winch Mount | Pelfreybilt

    $475.00


    -Pelfreybilt
    www.pelfreybilt.com
     
  17. Apr 18, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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    We've received a few questions on how to mount a License Plate with the Hidden Winch Mount.

    The Flipster V2 is the solution!
    http://www.pelfreybilt.com/product/flipster-for-hawse-fairlead/

    [​IMG]

    The Cascadia 4×4 “Flipster” is the best answer to a problem many of us face after installing a winch on our vehicles: where does one mount their license plate in a visible and legal location without detracting from the aesthetics of their Jeep, Truck, or SUV? The “Flipster” solves this issue while retaining full functionality of your winch. Simply flip up your license plate and The “Flipster” holds it in any position.

    www.pelfreybilt.com
     
  18. Apr 22, 2018 at 1:31 PM
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    Will this fit a 17' 4Runner with the KDSS option ?
     
  19. Apr 22, 2018 at 1:47 PM
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    I wouldn’t see why not. The KDSS system is behind the radiator and the actual aluminum number that’s behind the balance. Looking at this it appears as if it bolts up in place of the OE bumper
     
  20. Apr 23, 2018 at 8:45 AM
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    Yes it will. Thanks for checking.
     
  21. Jun 25, 2018 at 3:58 PM
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