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Jeep, Truck & SUV Winches: VR8000
WARN VR8000 Winch
WARN VR8000
Great for lighter trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs

A full 8,000 lb. pulling capacity makes this winch great for lighter trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs.
Quick line speed, durable construction, and WARN dependability ensure this winch will come through time and time again.
  • Legendary WARN reliability and performance; 8,000 lb. (3630 kg) capacity
  • Low-profile design will fit most trucks and SUVs
  • Separate control pack for various mounting options
  • Exclusive brake design for superior winching control
  • Durable, smooth, and reliable three-stage planetary geartrain
  • Series-wound motor for plenty of power and fast line speed
  • Remote control with 12' (3.7m) lead
  • 94' (28.6m) of wire rope
  • Backed by the full WARN Limited Lifetime Warranty
*VR line available for sale only in USA and Canada.

*Product warranty void outside USA and Canada.

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VR8000 SPECS/PART NUMBERS
Winch model: VR8000
Part number: PN 86245
Rated line pull: 8000 lbs. (3629 kgs) single-line
Motor: 12V DC, Series Wound
Electrical controls: Solenoid
Remote Control: Remote switch, 12 ft. (3.7m) Lead
Geartrain: 3-Stage Planetary
Gear ratio: 216:1
Clutch (freespooling): Sliding Ring Gear
Brake: Automatic Direct Drive Cone
Drum diameter/Length: 2.5"/9.0" (6.4cm/23cm)
Weight: 80 lbs. (36.3 kgs)
Rope: Wire -- 94', 5/16" diameter (28.6m, 8mm diam.)
Fairlead: Roller
Recommended Battery: 650 CCA minimum for winching
Battery leads: 2 gauge, 72" (1.83m)
Finish: Powder coat
Warranty: Limited Lifetime

12V DC PERFORMANCE SPECS
Line Pull
Lbs.(Kgs.)
Line Speed
FT./min(M/min.)
Motor
Current
Pull by layer
layer/Lbs(Kgs.)
0 29 (8.8) 69 amps 1/8000 (3629)
2000 (910) 14.2 (4.3) 179 amps 2/7280 (3302)
4000 (1810) 9.9 (3) 281 amps 3/6670 (3026)
6000 (2720) 7.3 (2.2) 381 amps 4/6230 (2826)
8000 (3630) 4.8 (1.4) 457 amps

Above performance specs are based on first layer of drum

Winch Dimensions: 20.80 in. L x 6.3 in. D x 6.97 in. H (528mm L x 160mm D x 177mm H)
Mounting Bolt Pattern: 10.0 in. x 4.5 in. (254mm x 114.3mm)
VR8000 Operator's Manual

VR8000 Parts List

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