Take the load off your mind when it comes to winches.
A vehicle winch is a mechanical device with a rope, chain, or wire cable wound around a rotating spool called a winch drum. If you may need a winch for hauling, lifting or pulling your vehicle out of a sticky situation, get to know what to look for among all the options out there.
Which winch type suits you best? Let's lift the lid on the options.
There are four main types of vehicle winch, have a read and see which suits you best.
1. Power Take Off Winch
The Power Take Off (PTO) winch was the first power winch to be manufactured. The PTO winch connects straight to the transfer case via a drive shaft which operates the winch gearbox. The PTO winch is powered by your vehicle's engine, so it needs the engine running in order to work. The engine's power ensures it's an incredibly powerful winch.