Factor 55 Winch Shackle FlatLink Expert Aluminum Gray 16000LB Capacity

Factor 55:
00080-06

Highlights

  • Made In The USA
  • 16,000 Lb Capacity
  • Epdm Rubber Guards
  • Eliminates Hook Rattle
MSRP $168.00
$159.00
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Factory 55 Gray Aluminum FlatLink Expert Winch Shackle with a 16,000lb Capacity.

Out on the trail, you need to be prepared for the tough recoveries you and your vehicle may encounter. With this Gray Aluminum FlatLink Expert Winch Shackle from Factory 55, you get a 16,000 pound capacity for the big jobs your factory equipment can't handle.

 

Features and Benefits:
- Precision Machined from 6000 Series Billet Aluminum
- Military Specification Anodizing Hard Anodized Gray Finish
- EPDM Rubber Guards
- Creates Closed System Winching Operation
- Simple Snap Ring Removal for Shear Pin
- Compatible with all Roller Fairlead License Plate Mounting Brackets
- Compatible with Common 3/4 Shackles and D-Rings
- Fits Steel Cables and Synthetic Winch Ropes to 3/8" Diameter
- Eliminates Hook Rattle and Fairlead Damage
- Made in the USA

Factory 55's FlatLink E is a variation of the popular FlatLink winch shackle, but this "Expert" model eliminates the conventional winch hook and replaces it with a safer, more secure screw pin shackle. By doing this, you get a closed system winching operation. The shackle is manufactured right here in the USA from 6000 series billet aluminum for lasting durability and strength. It's finished in a Military Specification Anodizing (Mil-A-8625 F Type III) hard anodized gray for rugged looks.

While conventional hooks can cut or fray recovery straps, or even allow the strap to slip out during recovery when slack is given, the Flat Link E have a secure screw pin attachment that doesn't allow the strap to slip out. It doesn't require splicing and is compatible with both steel cables and synthetic ropes up to 3/8-inches in diameter. Factory 55's FlatLink E's large pear shape allows the shackle to attach to either the pin or bow end of common screw pin shackles, as well as the common factory recovery points.

The cable eye is retained by a 5/8" diameter 6AI4V titanium double shear pin and internal snap ring. Included EPDM rubber guards protect alloy fairleads and cushions line stowage and are each securely attached to the shackle with 4 barbed tips. It stows neatly against both roller and Hawse type fairleads and is designed to be used with common 3/4" shackles.

Specifications:
- Weight: 26 oz.
- Max Load Rating: 16,000 lbs.
- Ultimate Failure: Greater than 40,000 lbs.

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Installation Videos

Video Transcript

Matt: Now, if you guys have been to some shows or other jeep events, you've probably seen some of these Factor 55 FlatLinks. Honestly, they look really nice on the front end of their jeep. They're commonly referred to as winch jewelry as they say in the jeep world, but this is going to be a really safe piece. It feels extremely durable in my hands, it's really thick, it's got some nice rubber padding on here, so it won't nick anything up. I'm going to show you guys how to get it attached to the thimble end of the synthetic winch line.

Slide your thimble end in through after you have taken out the retention pin. Once it's fully in there, go ahead and grab your retention pin, slide it back through, you'll hear it click and then the next step is going to be to attach this snap ring here, which you'll need a special set of pliers to do. I'll show you how to get that done.

With a pair of the snap ring pliers, you can find these at a local hardware store, you're going to set it in and there's a groove inside there you're going to want to get this into. I'll show you a little close-up view right here, you can see that it's fully seated and that pin is going to stay in place. Now I'm going to get this tightened up on to the fairlead and see how it looks.

The FlatLink is properly installed and right here is why they call it a FlatLink. It sits flush against this fairly, it looks really nice, plus it's going to be extremely durable. There's an android here where you fit the pin of a shackle through and you can recover anybody very easily. It's going to be a completely closed loop system, it's available in a few different colors and can be found right here at cjponyparts.com.

Vehicle Fitment

This product will fit the following Bronco years:

This product will fit the following Canyon years:

  • 2004,
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This product will fit the following Colorado years:

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This product will fit the following F-150 years:

This product will fit the following Gladiator years:

  • 2020,
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This product will fit the following Ram years:

  • 1994,
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This product will fit the following Ram 2500/3500 years:

  • 1994,
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This product will fit the following Ranger years:

  • 2019

This product will fit the following Sierra years:

  • 1988,
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This product will fit the following Sierra 2500/3500 years:

  • 1988,
  • 1989,
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This product will fit the following Silverado years:

  • 1988,
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This product will fit the following Silverado 2500/3500 years:

  • 1988,
  • 1989,
  • 1990,
  • 1991,
  • 1992,
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  • 1995,
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This product will fit the following Super Duty years:

  • 1999,
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This product will fit the following Tacoma years:

  • 1995,
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This product will fit the following Tundra years:

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This product will fit the following Wrangler years:

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