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WARN 96805 VR8-S Series 8,000lb. Gen II Winch

Catalog #: 92136.0123
WARN Part #: 96805
Anyone can put a winch on his or her Jeep. But when you really need one, when someone is depending on you to pull their vehicle to safety – would you rather have just any winch or legendary Warn reliability that is always dependable. Warn’s new VR8-S delivers 8,000 lbs of tough pulling power and unparalleled performance thanks to its class-leading electrical controls, automatic brake, and powerful, efficient series wound motor. The VR8-S also offers the fastest no-load line speed in the VR family. Plus, it delivers all this with a sharp black tactical look that is sure to put you at the head of the off-road pack. So when it comes to recovery, rest assured you'll have everything you need thanks to the Warn VR8-S.
  • 8,000 lb. capacity
  • Black tactical look puts you at the head of the off-road pack
  • Waterproof Albright® contactor control for the ultimate in reliability
  • One-piece tie plate replaces tie rods for added strength and rigidity
  • Convertible control pack allows upright or low-profile winch mounting
  • Standard Duty 3/8" X 90' synthetic rope with cast iron hawse fairlead
  • Powerful, efficient series-wound motor
  • Best-in-class load-holding cone brake for superior control
  • Designed, engineered, and field tested by Warn engineers in Clackamas, OR
  • Class-leading limited lifetime warranty

Part Numbers: PN 96805 (12V DC)
Rated Line Pull: 8000 lbs. (3629 kgs.) single-line
Motor: 12V DC, Series Wound™
Electrical Controls: Contactor
Remote Control: Remote switch, 12" (3.7m) Lead
Geartrain: 3-Stage Planetary
Gear Ratio: 216.1
Clutch (freespooling): Rotating Ring Gear
Brake: Automatic Direct Drive Cone
Drum Diameter/Length: 2.5"/9.0" (6.73cm/23cm)
Weight (kit shipping): 71.25 lbs. (32.3 kgs.)
Rope: Synthetic 3/8" x 90' (9.5mm x27.4m)
Fairlead: Cast Iron Hawse
Recommended Battery: 650 CCA for winching
Battery Leads: .098" x 6.5' (25mm x 2m)
Finish: Powder coat over primer finish
Warranty: Limited Lifetime

Line Pull
Line Speed
Pull by layer
0 29 (8.8) 69.2 amps 1/8000(3629)
2000(910) 14.2 (4.3) 179.2 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
Installation Notes
Parts Included
  • WARN VR8 Winch
  • Hawse Fairlead
  • Wired Remote Control
  • Line Length: 90 ft
  • Line Pull: 8,000 lbs
  • Max Line Speed: 5 ft/min
  • Current Draw: 457 amps
  • Remote: Wired
  • Intended Usage: Occasional
  • Solenoid: Integrated
  • Line Type: Synthetic Rope
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