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Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long

Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long

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Bulldog Winch Accessories and Parts

  • Electric Winch
  • Mounting and Installation
  • Wiring
  • Bulldog Winch
  • 2 Gauge Wire
  • 20 Feet Long

  • Wiring kit provides power connection at rear 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
  • 20' Long
  • 2 Gauge wires

20206 Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long - Rear

Item # BDW20206

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

Video Transcript for Bulldog Rear Wiring Kit Installation - 2007 Ford F-250

All right today, on this 2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty, we're going to show you the Bulldog Wiring Kit. Part number BDW20206. Now this kit is designed to provide for a winch at the back of your truck. We got a 20 foot long cable here, our end for our winch already connected on. We also have a cap on the end to protect it when it's not being used. It also comes with the opposite end for your winch to match up to and the lugs as well. Okay. At the end of our cables, both ends have our ring terminals already installed on them to go directly to your battery and also some very stout zip ties as well. This is constructed from a 2 gauge wire.

Basically, you can think of this as a nice extension of your battery from the front of your truck. All right. Let's go ahead and install it. First up is go ahead and find a location that you want for your plug right here for your winch. I'm going to keep this one pretty close to center of the hitch, just in case if the winch doesn't have a long enough lead it doesn't have to go very far. We'll probably just use one of the long zip ties that comes with the kit and hold this in place. Basically we're going to continue on at this point, running our cable up towards the front of the vehicle. In our case here, we're going to stay on the passenger side of the vehicle and work our way up since our vehicle is a diesel it has less accessories on the batteries on this side.

Of course if you had a gas burner, you'd probably want to run it on the other side of the truck up towards the battery where it's usually at. Our truck is also a crew cab with a inaudible 00:01:48 and it's going to max out our length of our wire so we're going to need ever little bit of help to get up there. Now, when we're running wire up to the front of the vehicle, up to the battery, we'll make sure we stay away from anything moving, like suspension components, or anything hot like the exhaust. Once we get up to the front we want to make sure we stay away from the steering components as well. We zip tie it to our hitch here, went up, made a general curve around our spare tire, and basically went through the short frame supports as far as we could up toward the front. We still need to zip tie some of the wires here but so you can see it right here, we just laid it right in the frame. We use our zip ties as best we can, in any place we can, to help hold our wire up in place, make sure it's safe and secure and out of the way. Then when we get up to the transmission up here, we basically went over the frame and went to the outside. All right, so now we're on the outside of the frame here, in the fender well, and basically we just stayed behind the fender well liner and used the available holes to zip tie and just pushed it on top of the suspension, went up right next to the battery. All right, now we're at our battery. We'll go ahead and connect up.

First off we'll do our ground here, black to black. We'll loosen up the clamp here to make our connection. Okay. All right, then we'll go ahead and take our wire and we'll go ahead and bolt it right back into place. Now, our loop is going to be way too big for this bolt so we're going to have to use a washer to help take up some of the slack. Now, the flat washers we're using are size number 10.

Okay, and we just got some small washers that happen to match the bolt, conducting the most contact on the ring terminal for our wire. when we go over to our positive side of the battery, we have a little bit easier go with it. We have a nice stud we can use here and we're going to need a 10 millimeter socket for that. Then the factory hardware will work fine to hold it in place. That's all it really takes to electrically hook up our wires. Let's go ahead and check out our work. We want to use a regular, old light tester. Ground our clamp to the negative side and we'll check the positive side. Okay, looks like it works just fine. Now we'll go ahead and put our cap into place. Well actually run this through the little loop right here underneath the bumper. Then we'll run it back over itself. Kind of a tight fit. That'll hold our cap for us when the cable's being used. Then we're good to go. Now, our last part is, is the other half of our connector right here. Okay, now, this was designed to go onto your winch or whatever accessory you have on your trailer. Now, it does come with the ends to convert. This end here is designed to be crimped and soldered onto your wires. Again, this is designed for 2 gauge wire. Look at this round surface of the connector right here, and we got this round surface on our tab. We'll go ahead and push those two in. Of course this will be on your wire, already installed, and we push into place. All right, and with that, that'll finish it for the Bulldog Wiring Kit. Part number BDW20206. From Bulldog on this 2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty. .

Customer Reviews

Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long - BDW20206

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

- BDW20206

Another quality Bulldog product. Came with everything needed for a clean, straightforward installation and I like that it included an extra plug and necessary components which will enable me to easily fabricate a custom connection to my trailer winch. No janky, homemade wiring for my rig.

- BDW20206

Great product, easy to install, jumbo size zip ties, [could use a few more] I like how the dust cap snaps in, not just a piece of rubber that we all know falls out, the wire holding the dust cap could be about an inch longer to make it a little easier to remove and put on [no big deal]

- BDW20206

Solid kit. Heavy duty wires that ran nicely along the frame. I recommend this product.

- BDW20206

made an easy install and works great

- BDW20206

A bit pricey, but convenient to install quickly.


Ask the Experts about this Bulldog Winch Accessories and Parts

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    Absolutely, in order to wire an electric winch to the vehicle's battery you will need a wiring kit like the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit part # BDW20206 which includes two 20' long 2 gauge wires that run from the vehicle's battery to the trailer as well as two quick disconnect terminals for each end. The only other thing you will need to use with this wiring kit on your vehicle will be a circuit breaker that is appropriate for your winch which will need to be placed 6" from the vehicle's...
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  • Can Spare 7-Way Trailer Connector Be Used To Attach Winch From Trailer to Vehicle
    In order to bridge the connection for a winch between vehicle and trailer you'll need to use heavy duty connection points like those on the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit part # BDW20206. In regards to using a 7-way trailer connector, this will not work as they won't accept a wire large enough to be used with a winch.
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  • Is Winch Wiring Kit Long Enough for 2000 Ford Explorer?
    The Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit # BDW20206 is 20 feet long, or 240 inches. According to my research, your 2000 Ford Explorer has an overall length of 190 inches, so this kit is going to be plenty long enough for you. I've added a link to a video review and install for you to take a look at as well.
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  • How To Power Fuel Pump On Trailer With Vehicle 7-Way
    To power the 20 GPM 12V fuel pump from the 7-way you would need to power it from the vehicle's battery. To do that you would use Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End part # BDW20206 and connect the winch wiring to the positive and negative side of the vehicle's battery via a circuit breaker that is appropriate for the amperage of your fuel pump. If your fuel pump doesn't draw more than 40 amps you can use 40 Amp In-Line Circuit Breaker part # 9510 6" away from...
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  • Winch Quick Disconnect Kit Recommendations For The Front And Back Of 2013 Ford F-350
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    The Superwinch Talon Series Off-Road Winch is a very nice winch that as you stated draws 345 amps at the 14,000 lb line pull. In order to give you the best option we have, I recommend the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long # BDW20206. You will want to use the shortest distance possible for the best line pull strength. To get the full amperage, you would need to have your alternator running and have about a 5 foot length. One way to assist...
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  • Can an Electric Trailer Winch be Wired to Run Off of the Towing Vehicle Battery
    Yes, you can wire your winch to run off of the truck battery. I have included a link to a help article that explains the methods you can use to wire the winch. You will want the section titled Wiring a Trailer-Mounted Winch and option 1. I have included the steps for you here as well. Rear of the vehicle 1. Find a place to mount vehicle-side quick disconnect at the end of the long power wire and short ground wire 2. Ground the short wire from the quick disconnect...
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  • Is it Necessary To Ground a Trailer Mounted Auxiliary Battery To Trailer Frame
    The way you currently have the system set up will work just fine for you. However, if you want to use the 12-volt accessory feed from your 7-way to maintain (not charge) the trailer mounted winch battery, the battery would indeed need to be grounded to the trailer frame. This is a very commonly found set-up, you would not need to worry about any problems between the vehicle and trailer battery. If the accessory circuit is used to maintain the battery, I would recommend installing...
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    It sounds like you need a quick-disconnect winch wiring kit that includes the parts to allow use on both the front and rear hitches installed on your 2017 Wrangler Unlimited. You can use kits # BDW20206 and # BDW20205. Both have quick-disconnect fittings and the heavy-duty 2 AWG wire to support the winch power requirements.
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    On the winch side of the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit Item # BDW20206, the wires are designed to be crimped and soldered onto your wires. If you take a look at the video I've linked, you can see this addressed by our installer starting at about the 5:30 mark. As for the wire gauge on your winch, I recommend taking a look at your owner's manual if you still have it laying around somewhere, but 2 gauge is pretty typical on the 9,500 lb winches we carry such as the ComeUp Gen2 # CU295955...
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    We have several wiring kits that may work well for you. I have attached a link to our product page for wiring kits we offer. You can use the filters on the page to find a wiring kit that will work for you. For example if you need a wiring kit 20 feet long you can check out part # BDW20206. If you only need a kit that is 7-1/2 feet long you can use part # BDW20205. Both of these kits use 2 gauge wire and have the male and female connectors. None of the wiring kits are listed...
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  • Are The Wires in Bulldog Winch Wiring Kit 2 AWG
    Yes, the 2 gauge wires in the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit - Quick Connect to Terminal End - 2 Gauge - 20' Long # BDW20206 are 2 AWG (American wire gauge). I have added links to a video review as well as a link to a video of an installation for you to check out as well.
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    The Redarc In-Vehicle BCDC Battery Charger part # 331-BCDC1240D is a great option for charging a trailer battery. It sounds like you are concerned with the status of the starter battery and if that is case there is no need to worry as there are built-in safeguards to prevent puling power from the start battery when it gets below a certain voltage. If for some reason the start battery does die, you can use the auxiliary battery to jump start this with the Redarc Smart Start Battery Isolator...
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  • Solution for Connecting Trailer Winch to Tow Vehicle Battery
    I have a solution for you to connect the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch # BDW10039 to your vehicle's battery, but it will not work well for you to connect the winch to the vehicle's 7-way connector. The highest gauge wire a 7-Way connector is compatible with is 10 gauge wire. A winch will use either 2 or 3 gauge wire for power. The best way to easily connect the trailer winch # BDW10039 to your vehicle's battery is to use a Winch Wiring Kit. With the winch's 12,000 pound capacity, you...
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  • Is a Diode Needed to Prevent Backfeeding from Trailer to Tow Vehicle
    There is a possibility of back feeding but this should not really be of a concern as the odds of it happening are slim to none. If you did choose to use a diode then you would need one rated for the components it would be powering. The highest rated diode we carry is the Roadmaster Single Park Light Diode part # RM-690 which is rated at 85 amps. There are a few things you will need to take into consideration for your winch and breakaway system. For starters, it is not advised to run...
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    In order to power the Bulldog Winch Trailer Winch part # BDW15020 from the vehicle's battery I recommend using the Bulldog Winch Rear Wiring Kit part # BDW20206 which contains 20' of 2 AWG power and ground wire in addition to quick disconnects for both the trailer and vehicle side. I suppose you could ground the winch to a bare metal portion of the frame but it would be best to ground to the battery to prevent any future issues. This is a very popular kit that works really well. I have...
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