I have 3 Warn winches
late 70s 8274 24v W.M.S motor it does 10,000lb single line pulls up 45 deg hills with out a peep
8274 - 50 24v in the box still
2007 M8000 24v many hours on it but gets warm quickly
Although I am a Warn guy, for the price of the VR I think...
I use a 24V ARB compressor for my lockers with the Inflator kit for well over 5 plus years. It gets used on average once a month for re-inflating my 315 75 R16 Cooper STTs from 12 psi to road travelling presure of 40 psi. Its not portable , but excellent kit!
Anything that the others...
I have both , but they are 24V .
I have a M8000 that has several hundred hours on it .
I have an older 8274 that has been upgraded and works well
As posted above the M8000 is great value and probably all you need.
Whatever winch you get ; it is always agood Idea to get a...
That is very sad. I would talk to Warn about that.
On the top picture (The clutch engagement T handle ) Should have lots of Greese from the factory.
I understand that it was out in the weather. Even if there was no silicone there it should have taken many years to do...
For the ROCKY the 9.5 is acceptable. I have seen people fry 8274s and I have heard of people frying low pros. The 9.5 should drop right in there and you are ready for Borneo. The 8274 is pretty heavy, that is my concern.
Just an update. I just got back from a 2week expo to the Chilcotin. and another 2 week tripThompson , kootenays and east Kootenays
So In a little over a month I put about 33hrs on the Western Motor Service 6Hp motor. Yes 33hrs!
The 6hp WMS motor performed well . Very well, whether I...