Winch Bumper or Other Mount

I recently was given an 8000 pound Warn Winch for my 4x4. An 07 2500HD Crew Cab. I have been looking for a good way to mount it that will be effective
when I need it, look decent, and not cost a ton of money. Eventually I would like to put on the big Warn winch bumper, but I just do not have the cash to buy it right now. Not even from the Ebay traders. I just spent my extra cash on a good compressor, wagon jack, and a few other get unstuck tools to throw in behind the seat.
I was thinking of making some kind of mount for it, and cutting a hole in the current stock bumper, and just bolting the roller assembly over the hole. You guys have any other ideas that might be better?
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Bob La Londe wrote:

You could build a good mount like I did. I took one of the OLD fold down plate brackets and mounted it up front. Behind it I cut a hole large enough for a standard section of hitch tubing. Then I welded up a mount that bridged the stock frame behind the bumper, then mounted two pull straps from the tube back to the front cross member. Then install the winch on a portable mount. With this I can use the winch in the front or rear. For power I installed fork truck power connectors and a 4 way connector for the solenoid control cable.
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Steve W.

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I'm getting there. Finally got around to fabricating and installing a front receiver yesterday.
Now for the removable winch mount. I've got a hitch extender that I could make one on, but HF has a complete one for 39.99. I want to look at it first though. Now to start hunting for some cable and connectors for the front and rear.
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