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WARN VR8 Series 8,000lb. Gen II Winch

Description
The WARN VR8 offers enhanced styling, upgraded performance, and legendary WARN reliability that you can trust. The new convertible control pack has a tactical look and allows upright or low-profile mounting configurations. A waterproof Albright® contactor provides the most reliable winch control available. The one-piece tie plate replaces multiple tie bars for increased strength, and a best-in-class cone brake holds the full-rated load. The VR8 also offers the fastest no-load line speed in the VR family.
Details
  • 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
  • Durable steel rope
  • 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

VR8 SPECS/PART NUMBERS
Part Numbers: PN 96800 (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.)
Wire Rope: 5/16" x 94' (8mm x24.38m)
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

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) 69.2 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
Installation Difficulty:
Level 2Intermediate
Installation Time: 1-2 hours
Parts Included
  • WARN VR8 Winch
  • Hawse Fairlead
  • Wired Remote Control
Warranty
Limited Lifetime Mechanical Warranty & 7 Year Electrical Warranty