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Hydraulic or Electric winch - your vote

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Electric. If your motor gets flooded, a hydraulic winch would be worthless, where as an electric winch would still work. Some will say that with a dead battery an electric winch would be worthless, which is true, however, most likely so will a hydraulic because you probably won't be able to keep your truck running with a dead battery long enough to use the winch.
Also, I'd much rather replace a stock battery with a better one, than risk ruining my power steering pump. And what is you damage a hydraulic winch line while offroading, or a fitting starts to leak..... you loose steering.
 
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