Jeep, Truck & SUV Winches: VR12000
WARN VR12000
Big power, big torque, not-so-big price
If you’ve got a big, heavy truck and want to save some cash in the winch department, the WARN VR12000 is the perfect winch. With a stout 12,000 lb. pulling capacity and plenty of performance, this winch is big on power and big on value.

  • Legendary WARN reliability and performance; 12,000 lb. (5440 kg) capacity
  • Low-profile design will fit most trucks and SUVs
  • Separate control pack for various mounting options
  • Exclusive brake design for superior winching control
  • Durable, smooth, and reliable three-stage planetary geartrain
  • Series-wound motor for plenty of power and fast line speed
  • Remote control with 12′ (3.7m) lead
  • 80′ of 3/8″ (28.6m of 9.5mm) diameter wire rope
  • Backed by the full WARN Limited Lifetime Warranty

*VR line available for sale only in USA and Canada.

*Product warranty void outside USA and Canada.

VR12000 SPECS/PART NUMBERS
Part numbers: 86260
Rated line pull: 12000 lbs. (5443 kgs)
Motor: 12V DC, Series Wound
Electrical controls: Solenoid
Remote Control: Remote switch, 12 ft. (3.7m) Lead
Geartrain: 3-Stage Planetary
Gear ratio: 216:1
Clutch (freespooling): Sliding Ring Gear
Brake: Automatic Direct Drive Cone
Drum diameter/Length: 2.5 in./9.0 in. (6.4cm/23cm)
Weight (kit shipping): 89 lbs. (40.4 kgs)
Wire rope: 3/8 in. x 80 ft. (9.5mm x 24.38m)
Fairlead: Roller
Recommended Battery: 650 CCA minimum for winching
Battery leads: 2 gauge, 72 in. (1.83m)
Finish: Powder coat
Warranty: Limited Lifetime
12V DC performance specs
Line Pull
Lbs.(Kgs.)
Line Speed
FT./min(M/min.)
Motor
Current
Pull by layer
layer/Lbs(Kgs.)
0 28.4 (8.6) 65 amps 1/12000 (5443)
2000 (910) 12.6 (3.8) 144 amps 2/11120 (5044)
4000 (1810) 9.5 (2.8) 215 amps 3/10340 (4690)
6000 (2720) 7.5 (2.2) 281 amps 4/9770 (4432)
8000 (3630) 5.8 (1.7) 349 amps 5/9250 (4196)
10000 (4540) 4.4 (1.3) 415 amps
12000 (5440) 3.6 (1.0) 457 amps
Above performance specs are based on first layer of drum
Winch Dimensions: 21.83 in. L x 6.3 in. D x 6.97 in. H (554mm L x 160mm D x 177mm H)
Mounting Bolt Pattern: 10.0 in. x 4.5 in. (254mm x 114.3mm)