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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:28 PM   #1
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New to me 8274 (I think)

Hey all! I just (think and hope) I scored a Warn 8274 on Craigslist for $150. It needs to be rebuilt of course so I will be crawling the rebuild threads on here.

I would appreciate some help identifying the exact year and model and if any of you have any tips and tricks or other info about it, that would be great too.

I sent a request to Warn, but who knows how long it will take them to get back to me.

Thanks in advance.

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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:41 PM   #2
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That'll make you a great winch. I have contacted them about parts for my 8274 and they got right back to me, great service.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:42 PM   #3
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Looks like a Bellevue. Some interchangeable parts, so I've read - it was the immediate predecessor to an 8274.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:51 PM   #4
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Definately not an 8274, but I think walkerhound is correct. You've got a Bellevue. It is similar to the 8274, and the predecessor, but it will only pull. There is no power out. If I'm not mistaken, I believe they were all cable controlled from the cab of the vehicle as well.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:55 PM   #5
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that a 6274 or a bellview, still a damn good winch but has a different clutch on it. and 8274 clutch will bolt up
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:57 PM   #6
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ok, I must admit to being a bit bummed about it not being an 8274. Time to start hunting for ways to upgrade it then!
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Unread 04-11-2013, 08:39 PM   #7
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Here's a good thread:

http://www.earlycj5.net/forums/showt...e-modification


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Unread 04-11-2013, 10:31 PM   #8
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Well with a bunch of web hunting it does appear to be a Warn Belleview AKA Warn 5687. There are a bunch of mod threads out there to sift through. The primary differences between what I have and an 8274 is the controls, motor and braking mechanism. So I am going to dig in and see what it takes to modernize it a bit and get it onto my CJ5.

Seeing as how the wife and kids want food and clothes, and the Jeep wants new parts, this will have to be a slow build. I'll keep this thread updated with what I find. Please feel free to offer suggestions and information! I can use all the help I can get.

Thanks and cheers
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and here

http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/gener...74s-daddy.html
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Unread 04-16-2013, 10:22 PM   #11
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that a 6274 or a bellview, still a damn good winch but has a different clutch on it. and 8274 clutch will bolt up
ok, wait a sec, let me backup. Your saying I can swap the 8274 clutch and brake setup on it? Do you have a link to a write up or have you done it?

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Unread 04-17-2013, 08:17 AM   #12
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Chewtoy,

Yes, you have to swap the upper housing and clutch assembly to turn a 8074 into a 8274.

Clutch assembly – part #8326

Upper housing - part #9285

Call Warn service department at 800-374-8028, they will take care of you.

Edit: Sorry, I just realized you had an #8000, not an 8074. I'm not sure if the above information applies to your model.

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Unread 04-17-2013, 11:51 AM   #13
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Yeah, the case is split vertically vs horizontally. I am thinking I am going to pass this on to someone who can use it for a period restoration. So that being said, http://boise.craigslist.org/pts/3748249512.html is the add for it. I have it listed for $250 as a starting point, but I am happy to pass it on to a forum member for the $150 I bought it for.

It seems to work great, just needs a little TLC.

Thanks Guys.
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That'll make you a great winch. I have contacted them about parts for my 8274 and they got right back to me, great service.
X2... Warn is pretty fast about responding on their winches.. great service, TERRIFIC product!
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Unread 04-17-2013, 05:21 PM   #15
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They did get back to me within a day or two. But all they said was we don't support that winch anymore and pointed me to John of MN 4 Wheel Drive. John wasn't all that helpful except to say "its not worth it" to update the winch.

I am sure Warn are good folks but this winch belongs with someone that doesn't mind it's short comings or is willing to wrestle with it.
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