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Smittybilt XRC GEN3 12000 lbs Winch

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The Smittybilt XRC Gen3 12000lb Winch is an innovative design that is user-friendly and features improved power efficiency. The 7.0 horsepower motor boasts an average line speed increase of 12% over its Gen2 predecessor, adding more speed and power with less AMP draw at load. The ergonomic remote controller has a Load Indicator System, so you will always know how much your equipment can handle. Winching in dark conditions is also a breeze with the remote’s built-in flashlight and the new tie bar light. If additional light is needed, a 12-volt power post is located on the control box. Two magnets are built into the controller for easy placement on any metal surface, leaving it out of the way when not needed. A high-visual clutch lever features large lettering, allowing you to see whether your winch is engaged or free spooled at a glance. Stylish body armor can be detached or used to customize your winch to your vehicle. The XRC Gen3 12K winch is available with a Steel Cable Roller Fairlead option or a Comp Series Synthetic Cable with Hawse Fairlead.

Improved Power Efficiency: The Gen3 has a 7.0 HP motor with 12% average line speed increase and a whopping 17% faster spool speed with zero load.

Nighttime Capable: XRC GEN3 is outfitted with a tie-bar LED line-spool light and a remote controller with built in flashlight to equip you with vision for nighttime recovery needs.

Load Indicator: Exclusive to the XRC GEN3, constantly provides information on winch load via a series of LEDs on the remote, preventing overtaxation of the motor and line, and damage from overload.

Remote Features: The controller sports a brand new ergonomic handle, flashlight, and dual magnet mounts for easy placement.

High Visual Clutch Lever: A easily identifiable clutch lever helps by communicating ENGAGED vs FREE SPOOL at a second’s glance.

Detachable Body Armor: Detachable body armor can be painted to give you a custom look.

Forged Gearing: The XRC GEN3 gearing is forged steel instead of stamped steel, allowing the winch to pull more load at a faster speed without sacrificing durability.

Additional 12V Items Compatible: XRC GEN3 comes equipped with a 12V power post for additional accessories up to 50 amps.

Cable Feet: 80 Feet

Waterproof Rating: IP67

Rated Line Pull: 12000lbs.

Faster Line Speed(respooling at 0): 25 feet per minute.

Faster Line Speed at Load (6000lb, ft/min): 12.8 feet per minute.

Motor AMP Draw at Load (6000lb): 230 amps & 375 amps at 12000lbs.

The COMP Series Difference: Synthetic Winch Rope is 1/7th the weight of steel cable –no kinks, curls or wire splinter.

COMP Series Aluminum Fairlead: Reduces binding and friction caused by angled pulls and will not fray or tangle your synthetic winch rope. Protects synthetic rope from excessive wear. UV and abrasion resistant rope, specially coated to prevent slippage.

Installation Notes
Installation Difficulty:
Level 2Intermediate
Installation Time: 1-2 hours
Parts Included
  • XRC GEN3 Winch
  • Forged Winch Hook
  • Hawse or Roller Fairlead(choose accordingly)
  • Steel or Synthetic Cable (choose accordingly)
  • Detachable Body Armor
  • Remote
  • Moveable Control Box
  • Instructions
5-Year Electrical, Lifetime Mechanical
  • Line Length: 80 ft
  • Line Pull: 12,000 lbs
  • Max Line Speed: 25 ft/min
  • Current Draw: 375 amps
  • Remote: Wired
  • Intended Usage: Occasional
  • Solenoid: Remote
  • Line Type: Steel Cable or Synthetic Rope
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Smittybilt XRC GEN3 12000 lbs Winch Options

Part NumberCatalog #12000 lbs Wire Cable or Synthetic RopePrice
9761292122.121312000 lbs Winch with Steel Cable & Roller Fairlead$549.99
9861292122.121512000 lbs Competition Synthetic Rope Winch with Hawse Fairlead$699.99
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