WARN Evolves Its Iconic M8274 Winch for the 21st Century

WARN Industries first launched its flagship M8274 in 1974. Over the course of half a century (give or take) it hasn’t changed much — and for good reason. The original M8274 had enough power to pull up to 8,000 pounds, a cable capacity of 150 feet, and efficient gearing that made it a workhorse for most winching needs.

The updated M8274 is available in two models directly from the factory in Clackamas, Oregon: the M8274 with 125 feet of steel cable and a roller fairlead or the M8274-S with 150 feet of Spydura synthetic line and an aluminum fairlead.

WARN also removed the solenoid-based switch and replaced it with a IP68 waterproof Albright electrical contactor for the ultimate in reliability and control.

The M8274 retails for $3,199.99. Check out the features below or head over to WARN for more details.


The Iconic Warn M8274 winch gets a makeover. | WARN

The Iconic Warn M8274 winch gets a makeover. | WARN

Features:

  • High-output 6 HP motor for increased 10,000 lb. pulling capacity (up from 8,000 lbs.)—ideal for today’s larger, heavier vehicles

  • IP68 waterproof Albright electrical contactor for the ultimate in reliability and control

  • Restyled high-strength polymer control pack housing for a modern twist on classic styling

  • Ergonomic stainless steel clutch T-handle is easier to use than before

  • Two Oilite® bushings installed on pinion gear assembly for improved durability in extreme recovery conditions

  • Bolt-and-washer assembly replaces retaining ring on brake shaft

  • Made in the USA


Header image credit: WARN

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