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Bulldog Winch Front Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 7-1/2' Long

Bulldog Winch Front Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 7-1/2' Long

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Bulldog Winch Accessories and Parts - BDW20205

  • Electric Winch
  • Mounting and Installation
  • Bulldog Winch
  • Wiring
  • 7-1/2 Feet Long
  • 2 Gauge Wire


  • Wiring kit provides power connection at front of vehicle for winch or booster cables
  • Quick connect to terminal end
  • Double power/ground wire with loop ends on battery side
  • Includes dust cover for vehicle side
  • 7-1/2' long
  • 2 Gauge wires


20205 Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 7.5' Long - Front




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Video of Bulldog Winch Front Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 7-1/2' Long

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit Installation - 2007 Dodge Ram Pickup

Today on our 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 we will be installing the Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit, part number BDW20205. First thing we'll do when we're ready to install our Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit is go ahead and open up the hood of our vehicle. With the hood open, we'll go ahead and take out our Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit. When you pull it out of the package you're going to have that dust cover and protector over the top. We'll go ahead and leave that on for the time being, and unravel the 7-1/2' of positive and negative cable. This way we could route it back to the battery from our desired location. Note that on the end you're going to have your fully integrated positive and negative terminal tie downs, and on the other end it's going to be fully encased and ready to operate. We're going to go ahead and route our wires up the frame and channel tubing of our vehicle, up over the top of the fender to where they come out right on the backside of the battery.

We decided to put it that way. That way we can go around all the other wiring and anything hot or anything that can damage our wire on the inside of the vehicle. If it helps, you can do one at a time just so you can grab onto it as it's coming by. Go ahead and pull it up, and we'll just set it off to the side. We'll do the same thing with the negative wire. Now with our slack up top for mounting our positive and our negative cable, we'll go ahead and make sure that we tie down everything and make sure that we have enough length left on our cable to have it in the desired location, which for us is going to be right about here, located in the front bumper. Now with our cables the length that we want them up at the front, we'll go ahead and loosen up our negative cable first and attach that.

Once you have it attached, go ahead and plug it back in and tighten back down your screw. At this point, it would also be good to make sure that you have the terminal plug here tightened down as well. That way you have a nice solid connection. Now let's go ahead and do the same thing to our positive side. When you don't have you power wiring in use, always make sure that you have the dust cover over it. That way, the terminals are protected against any kind of corrosion.

When you're ready, just pull on the lanyard and remove the cover. Also included in your kit is going to be your negative in that's going to go on your winch or plow or whatever you're planning on using. You'll take your silver-plated terminals that we're also included, placing your wire into the end, crimping it down, and then pressing them through until they snap in place. Once they snap in place, we will then go ahead and plug it into our receiver. Now it will be powered up and ready to roll. When we don't have it in use, go ahead and place that cover over the top and tuck it back behind the bumper, out of sight and out of mind.

That will do it for our installation of the Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit, part number BDW20205, on our 2007 Dodge Ram 1500.


Customer Reviews

Bulldog Winch Front Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 7-1/2' Long - BDW20205

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)


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Great setup. I love being able to quick connect my winch, jumper cables and inverter, and not having to mess with the hood and battery anymore. Next project is to run a second one to the rear. 579268


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A year later and everything is working just as well as the day Ive installed it. No more messing around under the hood. Ive since about a few more quick connect ends for other accessories, all work great.
Shawn D - 11/04/2019

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Hi quality product, better than I expected. Also reasonably priced. It will be a quality accessory added to the vehicle and be interchangeable to the next vehicle I purchase. Thanks etrailer for making my shopping easier. AND Talk about quick service and delivery all 5 Star for me. I purchased both front and rear hook ups for my winch or other things that will need power and they are both just what the doctor ordered. 449928


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