Durable. Tough. Affordable. The Heavy Duty 8500 LB Winch from Rugged Ridge is everything you could want in a winch. It is driven by a durable 5.5 HP Series Wound motor for long life and extra pulling power. A tough 3 Stage Planetary Gear box with a 172.8:1 gear ratio delivers power and reliability on each and every pull. The Heavy Duty 8500 LB Winch has more power and exclusive features than any other winch in its price range: Stainless Steel Hardware- All the exterior winch body screws and bolts are Stainless steel to prevent rust and provide a long life. All Rugged Ridge steel cable style Winches include off road light mount roller fairleads allowing for the easy mount of two off road lights! Special Solenoid mounting brackets allow for multiple solenoid mounting points and the ability to tilt the Solenoid for ease of use. This tilt feature ensures that each Rugged Ridge winch can be used with almost all off road bumpers and over riders! Limited 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects (1 Year on electrical). Each winch has been independently tested to ensure they meet or exceed all specifications.
Heavy Duty 8,500 LB Winch Features & Specifications
Durable 5.5 HP Series Wound motor for long life and extra pulling power
Tough 3 Stage Planetary Gear box with a 172.8:1 gear ratio
Includes 94 of 5/16 diameter wre rope and latched hook
Automatic load holding brake system (in the drum brake system)
Exclusive light mount roller fairlead included- allows for easy no-drill mounting of up to 2 off road lights!
Tough stainless hardware on the body of the winch to eliminate rust
Each winch includes a durable 12 all weather cable remote.
10" x 4.5" Standard Winch Plates
Also Available with Synthetic Rope and 10500 Versions