I'd go at a min double the weight of your truck. So a 12-15k lb winch should be good
interesting..the harbor frieght winch is also a rebaged warn with some slightly different parts on the instead made from plastic instead of metal, however you can buy the warn parts and they are direct replacement. you can get em for under 400 too. i think thats for a 10K. there is a big review thread of it at pirate4x4. some guy bought one and beat it til it stopped and it took quiet a bit to bust it
Sometime I want to get a winch (damn theys expensive). Whats a good size for the average 6K pound truck? Id want something to get me out even if Im framed. Ive been stuck once by myself and hated it. 4 hours and 2 truck later I got out. Not fun times.
What about bare minimum size?