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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 Hardware
  • Wiring
  • Bulldog Winch
  • 2 Gauge Wire
  • 7-1/2 Feet Long

  • 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 Transcript for Bulldog Winch Electric Winch BDW20205 Review

Today we're going to review part number BDW20205. This is the Bulldog Fully Assembled Front Wiring Kit. This kit will provide a power connection for your wench at the front of your vehicle. Right here, this part that goes on your vehicle is designed to . The wires are long enough to run from the battery in your vehicle to the front grill of the vehicle. This is fully assembled right here.

The wires you can see, the black and the red wires, are each about 7 1/2 feet in length. The red one is your power wire. The black one will be your ground wire. They do have the looped ends, the connectors on them, made to hook to your battery post. The red wire, being your power wire, would go to your positive post.

Your black is your negative ground, would go to your negative side of your battery. Now, also, included is this nice dust cover with a wire tether for the vehicle side. When you're not connected to your wench, you can just put this on. It helps protect the terminals from any of the elements. Now, the gauge size on both the power and the ground is 2 gauge wire size. This kit also comes with the other half of the connector, right here.

It comes with the two halves. One's already installed for the vehicle. This one's for your wench. What you'd want to do is .. It comes with these two high grade copper terminals that are silver plated.

They are designed to accept a wire gauge size of anywhere from 0 gauge up to 4 gauge wire. Your wires from your wench will go into here with them connected. All you have to do is put them in here with the wire connected. Make sure you get your positive and negative in the right one. Then just push it all the way in. You'll hear them click into place. Do the other one. You put the hook down. Put it in there with the wire attached. Push it all the way in. Now your terminals are ready to go. This would be onto your wench. When you go to hook your wench to the front of your vehicle, just go ahead and pull off the dust cap. It's on there pretty snug. This will be from your wench. All you have to do is line it up. Go ahead and line them up. Push it right in. It has a very nice, snug, weatherproof connection. Then you can operate your wench from the front of your vehicle. When you want to remove your wench off the vehicle, just disconnect it, just like that. Go ahead and put your dust cover back on. Then this will be attached to your wench. Very simple installation. Also, you'll notice it does come with some cables, extra cable ties, to help secure any length of wire that might be hanging down. That should do it for the review on part number BDW20205, the Bulldog Fully Assembled Front Wiring Kit. .

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   (7 Customer Reviews)


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.

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


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.


Will give me a good way to mount a removable winch on my truck. I have use before and they work well.






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