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Warn M8000 8000 lb Premium Winch


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Product Description

Part Number: BK 8215181
Product Line: Balkamp
Cable Length : 100′
Style Name : Premium Series Self-Recovery Winch
Working Load in Lbs. : 8,000 lbs
Working Voltage : 12 Volts DC
Cable Diameter : 5/16″
Contents : (1) Winch, Hardware
Manufacturer : Warn Industries
Manufacturer Part Number : 26502
Product Application : Self-Recovery Front Mount Winch
  • Low-profile design and separate control box allows for a wide range of mounting options
  • Powers load in and out via 100 ft of 5/16 in wire rope
  • Efficient, 3-stage planetary gear box and automatic direct drive cone brake system
  • Powerful 4.8 hp series wound motor, with a 8,000 lb pull rating and sliding ring gear freespooling clutch
  • Electrical control box and hand-held remote with 12 ft (3.7m) lead

Warn Industries’ 26502 M8000 vehicle recovery winch an outstanding value for trucks, sport utility vehicles and Jeeps. Featuring a 4.8-hp series wound motor packing an 8,000 lbs pull rating, as well as a 3-stage planetary geartrain, it provides advanced pulling power that is efficient yet quiet. Add this to its 100� of 5/16 wire rope with standard roller fairlead, a sliding ring gear freespooling clutch and wired remote and you have the perfect winching tool for work or play.

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Warn Industries 26502 M8000 8000-lb self-recovery winch showing the inner workings of the drum, geartrain and clutch
Classic design, proven performance.

Warn Industries 26502 M8000 8000-lb self-recovery winch operated from inside a jeep
Competitive power, speed and reliability.

The wired rubber remote with 12-foot cord included with the Warn Industries 26502 M8000 8000-lb self-recovery winch
A 12-foot wired rubber remote for all-weather safety.

High Efficiency and Power and Performance
The Premium Series 26502 M8000 vehicle recovery winch from Warn Industries features the classic design that has been the staple of Warn’s longtime best selling winch lines. The M8000 has an 8,000 lb line pull rating and is just the right size for Jeeps, trucks, and SUVs. Its high power 4.8-hp series wound motor is powered via 72″ color-coated leads attaching to your vehicle’s 12-volt battery, while its 3-stage planetary geartrain ensures that it is capable of getting any job done fast and quietly. The unit comes standard with 100′ of 5/16″ wire rope and a roller fairlead, but can also be fitted with a hawse fairlead (sold separately), and also includes an automatic brake and a handheld rubber controller with a 12′ lead cord making for easy and safe operation in all scenarios. Additional features include a sliding ring gear freespooling clutch with stainless steel hardware and lever, a remote mount control box that allows for a variety of mounting options and a limited lifetime warranty.

Standard Features:

  • Powers load in and out.
  • 100� of 5/16″ wire rope.
  • Gear ratio 216:1.
  • Automatic direct drive cone brake.
  • Efficient, 3-stage planetary gear box.
  • Sliding ring gear freespooling clutch.
  • Powerful 4.8 hp series wound motor, with a 8,000 LB pull rating.
  • Heavy duty clevis hook with rope thimble.
  • Heavy duty roller fairlead (optional hawse fairlead).
  • Rubber handheld remote with 12′ (3.7m) cord.
  • Limited lifetime warranty.

What’s in the Box
1-Warn Industries 26502 M8000 self-recovery winch, 1-roller fairlead, 1-100′ length of 5/16 wire rope, 1-heavy duty clevis hook with rope thimble, 1-12′ rubber handheld remote, 1-hook strap, 1-users manual.


Rated line pull 8000 LB (3630 kg) single line
Motor 4.8 hp series wound, 12V DC
Gearing 3-stage planetary
Gear ratio 216:1
Brake Automatic direct drive cone
Freespool clutch Sliding ring gear
Wire rope 100′, 5/16″ diam. (30m, 8mm diam.)
Dimensions 21.04″ L. x 6.3″ D. x 7.6″ H.
(534mm L. x 160m D. x 193mm H.)
Mounting bolt pattern 10.0″ x 4.5″ (254mm x 114.3mm)
Installed weight 74 lbs. (34 kgs.)
Fairlead Roller
Recommended battery 650 CCA minimum for winching
Battery leads 2 gauge, 72� (1.83m)
Finish Argent gray powder coat
12V DC Performance Specs (first layer):

Line Pull
Line Speed
Motor Current
Pull by layer
lbs (kgs)
ft/min (M/min )
layer/lbs (kgs)
42 (12.8)
1/8000 (3629)
2000 (910)
16 (4.88)
2/7280 (3302)
4000 (1810)
11.9 (3.63)
3/6670 (3,026)
6000 (2720)
9.79 (2.98)
4/6230 (2826)
8000 (3630)
8.01 (2.44)

Additional Information

Weight 80 lbs
Dimensions 25.5 x 18.3 x 7.5 in


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