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Installing the winch is as easy as removing the plastic bumper cover and four bolts. Then bolt the winch to the winch plate, bolt the winch plate to the Jeep, mount the roller fairlead, make the electrical connections, zip-tie up the wires, and you are ready to make a pull if necessary. The winch plate is a universal piece that bolts to either TJ or YJ Wranglers. Unfortunately, it sticks out past the bumper on a YJ, slightly decreasing the approach angle—a small price to pay for having a winch.