I didn't remove anything to install mine... maybe it's different on the Warn XT-30?
I can't see what advantage there would be in taking out the Bottom Tie Bolt unless it was in the way of mounting the winch to the mounting plate.
*·-:¦:-·* Silver 2011 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI / EPS Special Edition *·-:¦:-·*
JBS Hotrod Sheave, 16GR Weights and a Purple Secondary Spring
Black 12" Diablo Beadlocks with 26.5" Pit Bull Growlers
Warn XT-30 Winch with Wireless Remote
OGIO Front & Rear Rack Bags
Moose Front & Rear Bumpers
Rage Customs Rock Sliders
Ricochet Full Skid Plates
Dual Rear View Mirrors
Garmin GPSMAP 62st
Kolpin Jr. Fuel Cans
Maier Hand Guards
Last edited by Grumpy; 12-27-2011 at 11:47 PM.