Faster. Stronger. Easiest to Use. The all-new XRC Gen3 Winch by Smittybilt has been designed from the ground up with innovative, user-friendly features and 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 Warning 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. 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-viz clutch lever features large lettering, allowing you to see whether your winch is engaged/free spooled at a glance. Stylish body armor can be detached or used to customize your winch to your vehicle. The XRC Gen3 winch is available with 9.5k and 12k load-capacity options, and the COMP Series upgrade includes a synthetic rope and aluminum hawse fairlead. Buy with confidence these winches are backed by a lifetime mechanical warranty, a 5-year electrical warranty, and Smittybilt's legendary customer service.
The lights and the load indicator are game changers!
5.0XRC Gen 3 9500. Flawless so far!
Installed on a JLUR factory steel bumper with a Rugged Ridge Spartacus mounting plate. Could not mount the control box offset. Center mount required removal of the lower plastic trim on the grille to provide enough clearance for the power cables. I’ve done at least a dozen pulls at full load at temps ranging from +30C to -30C and no issues. I seem to winch the most at night, so the lighting above the spool and on the remote are super handy. The load indicator on the remote is also awesome. Can easily tell if you need to add a snatch block or change angles. Line speed is also fantastic! I recently replaced the steel cable with Dyneema SK-75. Factory cable was still in excellent shape, just wanted to save some weight. Had no problems loading 96’ of 3/8” rope onto the drum. Shed 22lbs.
from Calgary, AB
5.0Perfect for your Jeep
Bought this winch for my 2003 Jeep Wrangler TJ looks awesome also bought the Smitty built high mount winch plate easy install. Headlights are LED projector Procomp also from four wheel parts.
4.0Solid Winch- Disappointing service from 4WP
Winch is nice, installation was easy and straight forward. The plastic "Armor" that comes with it is a gimmick though. Both Armor pieces were cracked at the screws from overtightening I presume. 4WP never responded to my e mail regarding replacement of the parts, thankfully the customer Service at Smittybilt is much better, they responded and sent me replacement pieces immediately. I have not had the chance to use the winch yet, but during the break in the winch operates smoothly and seems to have a decent spool rate.
from Lake Tahoe CA
5.0Great upgrade from gen 2
Super easy to use ... lights up everything so you can see and the gearing is nice n smooth. I would definitely recommend upgrading to the gen 3. I can not speak on installation as 4wp installed mine.
from CDA ID
5.0Smittybilt XRC Gen 3 with steel cable
Works like a champ. Very easy to use the control. I had it professionally installed, so I can’t speak to the installation piece.
For 60 years Smittybilt has been fabricating aftermarket parts and today their products include Jeep tops, bumpers, lighting, winches and trail gear. Off-roaders count on the company's innovative parts like the original nerf bar side steps to equip their Jeeps for the trail and day-to-day driving. Pairing affordability without compromising quality is the hallmark of Smittybilt and the manufacturer's reputation carries over to products like its Overlander Series of tents, Adventure Boxes and SEMA award-winning magnetic trail skins for Jeeps. Smittybilt offers over 2,000 interior and exterior parts and accessories for 4x4s with multiple capabilities for jeepers of all levels. Shop Smittybilt Now