Jeep, Truck & SUV Winches: ZEON® 8
WARN® ZEON® 8
Advanced, capable, and strong
Don’t let the good looks fool you. We’ve packed the ZEON 8 winch with all the performance features off-roaders said they needed most. From a heat-dissipating brake down to an incredibly smooth planetary gear train, this winch is ready to hit the trail. The 8,000 lb. pulling capacity, combined with a fast line speed make this winch the perfect choice for Jeep and SUV trail rigs.

  • 8,000 lb. (3630 kg) single-line pulling capacity
  • 100′ of durable 5/16″ galvanized steel wire rope
  • Convertible control pack can be attached to the winch or remotely mounted, allowing for various winch mounting options and looks (Relocation kit required and sold separately*).
  • Satin-black powder-coated finish with stainless steel fasteners and clutch lever looks great and inhibits corrosion. Improved winch sealing to keep the elements out.
  • Large diameter winch drum reduces rope wear, is light weight, and has an integrated rope anchor for easy rope installation.
  • Backed by the WARN Limited Lifetime Warranty

*Control Pack Relocation Kit. Required to mount control box remotely from winch. PN 89970 (Short kit), PN 89960 (Long kit)

ZEON 8 SPECS/PART NUMBER
Part number: 88980
Rated line pull: 8000 lbs. (3630 kg) single-line
Motor: 12V DC, series wound
Electrical controls: Contactor
Remote Control: Remote switch, 12′ (3.7m) lead
Geartrain: 3-stage planetary
Gear ratio: 162:1
Clutch (freespooling): Rotating ring gear
Brake: Automatic mechanical cone
Drum diameter/Length: 3.15″/9.0″ (80mm/229mm)
Weight (kit shipping): 94 lbs. (42 kg)
Rope: 5/16″ x 100′ (8mm x 30.5m) steel
Fairlead: Roller
Recommended Battery: 650 CCA minimum for winching
Battery leads: 25mm gauge, 72″ (1.83m)
Finish: Satin-black 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 35 (12.8) 63 amps 1/8000 (3629)
2000 (910) 17.2 (5.2) 167 amps 2/6777 (3074)
4000 (1810) 11.7 (3.6) 255 amps 3/5878 (2666)
6000 (2720) 8.5 (2.6) 335 amps 4/5189 (2353)
8000 (3630) 6.2 (1.9) 413 amps
Above performance specs are based on first layer of drum
Winch Dimensions: 
Integrated configuration: 24.25″ L x 7.15″ D x 10.52″ H
(615.9mm L x 181.6mm D x 267.1mm H)
Low-profile configuration: 24.25″ L x 7.15″ D x 7.84″ H
(615.9mm L x 181.6mm D x 199.02mm H)
Mounting Bolt Pattern: 10.0″ x 4.5″ (254mm x 114.3mm)