Spooling on Synthetic Winch Line
TRE Synthetic winch line - 85 feet.
With their "safety thimble". I added the rubber pad.
This surplus anchor point is overkill, but cheap!
Anchor point in back of garage to enable winch line winding.
"BPA Racing" snatch block attached. Nice snatch block, but heavy.
I forgot to grease it, the poor thing literally screamed under load!
Jeep is ready to spool in!
Safety blanket, and a soft shackle attaching thimble to tow hook.
Using the snatch block lets me spool the full 85' line in my driveway.
Line first attached.
I forgot to take a picture of the 5 wraps I put on before rigging the snatch block.
All spooled on.
Thimble snugged up, and it won't rattle or get scratched thanx to my added rubber padding.
Cover on winch. Between that and the tape I put on the outside edge of the thimble,
I shouldn't have to worry about UV deterioration from the overbearing Florida sun!
Line spool on video.
Bumper brace from Next Venture Motorsports. I didn't get ducked, but I was eagled instead!
Best setup I've found. Ready for paint!
New (right) and old Throttle Position Sensors (TPS). This "sensor" appears
to be about a 750 ohm pot, and the old one was acting very intermittent
when bench tested with an ohmmeter. It was throwing CELs (Check
Engine Light), so I replaced it. Being that it has moving parts...
Read on for the next part!