Smittybilt XRC 17.5K GEN2 17500lb Winch - 97417 |

Smittybilt XRC 17.5K GEN2 17500lb Winch - 97417

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  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B97417
  • Remote:12 ft. lead
  • Fairlead:Roller
  • Line Pull:17500
  • Fitment:Universal Fit
  • Line Type:Cable


The Smittybilt XRC winches have been thoroughly updated with heavy-duty features for enhanced performance and durability. Ranging from 9,500lb to 17,500 lbs capacities, Smittybilts XRC Series winches can handle any situation you can get into. Every XRC winch features a Series Wound 6.6 HP motor and a 3-Stage Planetary Gear System with revised gear ratios for increased pulling power and lightning-fast line speeds. Every winch is finished in a rugged UV-Resistant matte black coating with stainless steel hardware and oversized aluminum crossbars to provide you with a great looking system that will last you a lifetime. Every XRC winch includes a heavy duty winch controller, four-way roller fairlead, forged steel tow hook, and a redesigned solenoid box that can be mounted in 3 different positions for maximum versatility. If you're looking for a winch equipped with a synthetic winch rope, look to the XRC Comp Series for the ultimate in pulling power and performance. A Smittybilt XRC winch is a complete recovery system with the muscle and reliability to bail you out of any situation. Winch includes a Lifetime Mechanical Warranty and 3 Year Electrical Warranty.

Customer Reviews

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2 Customer ratings
5.0 Winch power

This thing is a beast ! I pulled my 66 C10 onto my equipment trailer up fold down ramps , (pretty steep ) and don’t think it even knew the truck was there !

from Bay Area |

FRICKEN AWSOME !!! This winch is bad to the bone..Had a 2500 ram buried up to its doors in mud with a 2500 extened cab chevy tightly straped together and buried to the frame in mud and the smitty built 17500 pulled them out like they werent even there.. FRICKEN AWSOME...

from Grand Haven, Michigan |



Question & Answers

8 Answered questions

Q: Will this winch fit to a M1A2 bumper in a F250 Lariat 2017? Answer this question

A: Yes the Smittybilt XRC 17.5K GEN2 17500lb Winch - 97417 will work. Here is the Bolt Pattern: 10.0 inch x 4.50 inch.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 09/08/2021

Q: Will this winch fit in the ARB bumper for 2003-2009 Dodge Ram? Answer this question

A: It depends on which ARB bumper you are referring to. Please confirm your bumper with our sales team to verify fitment Toll Free: 1-877-474-4821

Answered by Kelly from 4WP Corporate Headquarters on 12/28/2020

Q: What bumpers are compatible with this winch, and a 2006 Ford F-350? I am having difficulty matching these Answer this question

A: Most of these bumpers are designed to fit 12k winches. Please call our sales line to see if there is any other bumpers available for this size winch Toll Free: 1-877-474-4821

Answered by Kelly from 4WP Corporate Headquarters on 12/15/2020

Q: Does this winch fit the Buckstop Classic II bumper? Will be fitted to 2015 Ford F-350. Answer this question

A: Hello Mark, Yes, this winch will fit the Buckstop Classic II bumper. Thank you.

Answered by RK on 06/03/2015

Q: Does Smittybilt make a bumper to fit this winch onto my 07 2500 Cummins Dodge? Answer this question

A: Hello GT, Thank you for the question. Smittybilt offers the M1 Dodge Truck Winch Mount Front Bumper with D-ring Mounts and Light Kit Part Number: S/B612800

Answered by RK on 04/25/2014


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