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"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"
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What is the on/cool down time

Went to Horthern today to look at winches and had my eye on the 9500, but after seeing this one on the net, (backordered), which is probably why I didn't see it in the store, I am really liking it. Just need to know the on/off time. Thanks.

P.S. The people at the store are very helpful, Thank you guys and girls
asked 11 months ago
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ROLLS71
 - Columbia SC
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The winch is rated as intermittent duty. Double line rigging will reduce the amp draw and reduce heat build up. This allows for longer continual use.
answered 11 months ago
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Can this be mounted on a hitch mount

asked 1 year, 7 months ago
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mikeEmike
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Yes, the Warn truck winch with 8000-Lb. pulling capacity can be hitch mounted.
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Can the Warn Truck Winch Model #VR8000 have a cordless remote added to it?

asked 1 year, 10 months ago
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Anonymous
 - Asheville,NC
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The attached item is listed as a cordless remote which is compatible with most electric winches.
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model#vr8000 winch Can I hook it up to the 12 volt wire on trailer wiring harness?

Will the standard trailer wiring harness handle the electrical load? Do you need to run a ground back to the truck? Or can you ground it to the trailer?
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rhbh
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Check the PDF file under the content links for wiring information on page 5. The (72") red cable would attach to the motor from the battery with the motor ground attaching to the solenoid with the (72") black cable connecting to the battery as well.
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