Superwinch Quick Connects, 6-10 AWG Wire

Superwinch Quick Connects, 6-10 AWG Wire

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  • 6-10 Gauge Wire
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Superwinch Accessories and Parts - SW1551

Superwinch Winch Wiring Quick Disconnects
  • Makes removing and replacing the winch easy!
    • Don't have to disconnect all the wires and re-run them next time you need the winch
  • Fits 6-10 AWG wire

1551 Superwinch Quick Connects, 6-10 AWG Wire

SW1551 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details SW1551 Installation instructions

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Video Transcript for Superwinch Electric Winch SW1551 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number SW1551. These are the Super Winch Quick Connects. It's going to make removing and replacing your winch really easy. You don't have to disconnect all the wires and rerun them next time you need the winch. This offers quick connect and disconnect. That way you can quickly and easily connect and disconnect the switch or wiring harness to your winch.

These two units right here act as a plug. Once you have everything installed with the contacts and the wires, that way you can quickly and easily connect and disconnect your system. The housing is made from a polycarbonate material, very strong and durable, and corrosion resistant. It's going to come with the quick connect plugs and four contacts. These contacts are going to fit six to ten gauge wires.

Here on the housing it's going to feature mounting slots, that way you can attach these to your application. All you have to do is strip your cable to fit into the contact, into this portion here, and then you will need to crimp and solder the contact to the cable. This portion right here has a nice little hook on it, fits through the end here. Please note that each side is labeled positive and negative, so you want to make sure that you're running your wires to the correct locations, but it has a nice little hook on it that way once you install it in here, it's going to catch onto a stainless steel spring. That's what's going to hold the contact into the plug. Then you just simply repeat that process for all other connections.

Once you have all the wires connected you'd simply connect the two plugs together, and your connection's going to be made and now you can have everything installed when it comes to the wires. Again this system just allows easy installation and quick disconnect and connect when it comes to the switch or the wiring harness. That's going to do it for our review of part number SW1551. These are the Super Winch Quick Connects. .

Customer Reviews

Superwinch Quick Connects, 6-10 AWG Wire - SW1551

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (11 Customer Reviews)

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exactly what I wanted---great price---quick service 451743

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thought would be bigger, but perfect for utv winch 325244

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All installed and working well thx 312083

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simple fast service, the product is installed and working great 296541

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Excellent product. Never been disappointed by the products or service at eTrailer! 230758

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The order was quickly shipped and arrived quickly 172662

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Tried and proven over the years. Mobile home, boat & trailer, winch. Can be purchased elsewhere online a few bucks cheaper but etrailer fast shipping makes the difference. 161370

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Was able to install this on my truck more because I am mechanically inclined, directions could use an upgrade but it really is not that difficult to figure out how to do it. They work great and I would buy them again and will if I need them 143933

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Additional Contacts should be available. Once the wire has been crimped or soldered it is useless. The Lexan Housings are very substantial. 140705


Very Well. Are you marketing the connector with additional Contacts?

Herb G - 07/10/2015


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Easy to put together. Good directions. Needed to drill out mounting screw holes for my application. Mounted to existing trailer bracket on rear bumper of pickup, to power boat trailer power winch. Put other connector on wiring that plugs into power winch. 124611

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the plastic part is great the instructions suck and the connectors will need soldiered a crimp alone does not seem to hold. but other than that its a great product 60732


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