Doctor Leo said:http://www.rangerovers.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=31153&hilit=winch
Heres my Classic design that involves a whole new bumper. Its tough as nails, not pretty though. I also have another design that will work with the brushguard. If you are interested I will go into more detail. I made it for the P38 but it will work on our Classics.
By the way my wife loves your Classic.
Doctor Leo said:Thats basicly what I do for the P38. Its a low profile winch carrier. Build the winch carrier minus the side wings and it should fit inbetween the brushguard mounts. Look at the MKIII winch mount, you will get a idea of eactly what its suppose to look like.
jonmlb748 said:[attachment=0:1oijnig8]rang winch_2.JPG[/attachment:1oijnig8]seems like the right time to show you my 94 rangie and her warn winch .bought the car two years ago(one in a long line of classics )originally owned by land rover .the winch was fitted from new .the car racked up 70,000 miles in two years before being moved on.16years later it has just under 120 thou.have no idea what purpose it was fitted for,still works,clearly has had some use but not by the previous owner.the winch model is m800 and as you can see fits discretly under the bumper
as with most of you guys would love to know more of our cars(or trucks ) history as i´ll be keeping her .has some rot but nothing terminal. the climate here helps for her in semi retirement. cheers jon
the only reason i keep the brush guard is because i want that original land rover looks, i use this rover mainly 4 long distance expeditions and that means off road also, but not to hard core off road,Doctor Leo said:You should really lose the brushguard if you are serious about hitting the trails. They cause alot of damage when they make contact with the body, worse than if it wasnt there. Our LR club calls brushguards "body damage accelerators". Not to metion the brushguard just ruins the RR's lines. I would lose it and build my bumper design above. Just spend more time than I did on the finishing work. Dont waste your money on powder coating, a good primer spray paint, a couple coats of satin black, couple coats of clear and it will last just as long. Buy enough steel to build rock sliders and a rear bumper.