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Kawasaki Brute Force 750 Project ATV Photo Gallery

The Brute Force 750i 4x4 is a proven all-purpose ATV that has evolved into one of the most popular in Kawasaki’s line-up. We added one of these do-it-all machines to our testing garage where we'll put it through the gauntlet by MotorcycleUSA staff. Check out the Warn Winch install here: Kawasaki Brute Force 750 Project ATV Warn Winch Install.

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The Winch motor needed to have one bolt & nut tightened back up beofre the install began - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Our Warn Winch install was pretty straight forward. the kit comes complete with all the necessary hardware. This is the fairlead, mounting plate and misc hardware - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Behold the Warn RT15 1500-lb. Winch. This mighty little winch can be the difference between a good day riding and a day you'd rather forget. Winches...never leave home without one - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Kawasaki designed the Brute Force with a future winch installation in ind. There is plenty of room and the mounting plate tucks perfectly between the frame rails. - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Bolting the winch itself to the mounting plate via these four bolts seen at the bottom of the mounting plate - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Notice how the Warn Winch fits nicely in its designated area? Also note the wires that will be routed up along the frame rails. Make sure to avoid the sharp edges and hot spots - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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You will need to remove this plastic housing before you dive into the wiring project. It will make your life much easier - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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We used a test light to locate our hot wire for the winch switch - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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If you flip the switch and mount it below the handlebar rather than on top of it (Which is how the instructions recommend it is mounted) then it is protected in case of a roll-over and out of harms way. Howeber, it can make contact with your leg so you decide which way suits your needs better - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Liberal use of black zip-ties will keep your wiring harness neatly tucked out of harms way - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Pay close attention when wiring your Warn Winch. Note how we secure them. - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Taking the extra time to secure your Warn Winch wires will give your installation the factory look - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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We had to solder a foot of wire onto the supplied Warn wiring harness in order for the power lead to reach the Brute Force power supply - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Once installed, the Warn R15 Winch is tucked neatly out of the way - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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The stock plastic CV Joint Guardslook good but there's no replacement for good old-fashioned aluminum - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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The front Kawasaki accessory aluminum CV Joint Guards improve protection and look great - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Keeping rocks, mud, sticks and other road debris away from the CV Joints is key to the longevity of any 4WD ATV - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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The accessory rear aluminum CV Joint Guards are light and provide total coverage of the rear A-arm - The OEM guards are plastic so they are better than nothing but the aluminum guards are a great upgrade - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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The aluminum CV Joint Guards provide a bit more protection than the plastic OEM guards & they are considerably stronger - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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Our Brute Force is now fully armored and ready to tackle the rocks and roots of our Oregon OHV trails - Kawasaki Brute Force 750: Warn Winch Install Project
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The Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4 with the Warn RT15 Winch installed is ready for action - Brute Force - Warn Winch Install Project