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Increased Winch Speed can Cause Damage

Feb 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Tow Tip

When loading your car carrier, set the winch speed at idle or slightly above, says Peter Fuerst of the International Institute of Towing & Recovery. Setting the speed higher may increase winch line speed, but it can damage the winch, carrier bed or the vehicle you are loading.

For more tips on loading car carriers, see the February issue of Tow Times.