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Customer Reviews for "WARN Truck Winch - 8000Lb. Pulling Capacity, Model# VR8000"

"WARN Truck Winch - 8000Lb. Pulling Capacity, Model# VR8000"

Item# 20953
"The VR8000 WARN Vehicle Recovery Winch is a genuine WARN winch with a full 8,000lb. pulling capacity, ideal for lighter trucks, Jeeps, and SUVs. This winch gives you quick line speed, durability, dependability and the legendary WARN reliability and performance that comes through time and time again. Battery Leads 2-ga., 72in., Braking Automatic direct drive cone, Clutch Sliding ring gear, Dimensions L x W x H in. 21 x 6 x 8, Volts 12, Mounting Bolt Pattern L x W in. 10 x 4 1/2, Mounting Hardware Included No, Remote Length ft. 12, Rope Size L x dia. ft. x in. 94 x 5/16, Rope Type Galvanized steel, Switching Method Remote control, Fairlead Type Roller, Gear Ratio 216 1, Gear Train 3-stage planetary, HP 4.8, Line Pull lbs. 8,000, Line Speed FPM 42 at 0 capacity, 8.1 at 100 capacity. 8,000lb. pulling capacity 12V DC, 4.8 HP series-wound motor 94ft.L x 5/16in. dia. galvanized steel cable 4.8 FPM full load drawing/457 Amps 29 FPM no load drawing/69 Amps Remote control with 12ft. cord 3-stage planetary geartrain Sliding ring gear clutch Exclusive automatic direct drive cone brake 4-way roller fairlead Low-profile design fits most light trucks, Jeeps and SUVs"
Average Customer Rating:
5 out of 5
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Rating Summary (2 reviews)
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2 of 2(100%)would recommend this product to a friend.
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Customer Reviews for "WARN Truck Winch - 8000Lb. Pulling Capacity, Model# VR8000"
Review 1 for "WARN Truck Winch - 8000Lb. Pulling Capacity, Model# VR8000"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Amazing

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November 6, 2012
By bowhuntermn
from Mn
" I bought this winch several months ago. I used to have a big name competitors winch that cost more than this one.
Out of the box, I was in awe, and couldn't believe that I got a WARN at that pricepoint!. .Was it just the name? Would it really stand up to WARN's history of quality and power?
Then I used it. absolutely amazed at the power compared to my old one!!!! Do yourself a favor and try this winch. I use this winch commercially and privately, so it gets used! It has pulled anything from cars and trucks onto trailers, to tractors out of the mud. Not toy tractors either, I'm talking 130 hp +!!!
It could use a longer remote wire, but I just deal with it, not a huge deal! I still rate it 5 stars, it's that good! "
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+5points
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Review 2 for "WARN Truck Winch - 8000Lb. Pulling Capacity, Model# VR8000"
Overall Rating:
5 / 5
5 / 5

Warn VR8000 Winch

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October 10, 2011
By SuperGoose
from Canon City Colorado
" I've only had my VR 8000 for a short period of time, but it seems to perform very well. Iset mine up with the reciever cradle so I can use it on the front and rear of my dodge pickup as well as on my gooseneck trailer. I have used it to load a couple of tractors and it seemed to work great. Typical of what Warn winches that I've had in the past. Excellent Product!!!The only thing I plan to change is I need a longer control so I can control the winch from the rear of my trailer for one person operation. "
Describe Yourself: Home Handyman
+1point
19out of 37found this review helpful.
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