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Old 08-28-2011, 12:54 AM   #1
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Problems with Warn VR series winches?

My Warn M8000 went when I sold my YJ. Now I'm back in the market and looking to put another Warn on my TJ. I was going to go with the XD9000, but then I saw this new VR line that Warn put out. Sure it's a little slower, but for the price you get the quality of a Warn and save a few bucks for other mods. However, last night when I was searching various forums it's seems like most of the ones I saw for sale were the VR series. Coincidence or is there a reason for this?

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Old 08-28-2011, 03:47 PM   #2
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These six words might answer your question? You get what you pay for.

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do they still make tabor, or did the vr replace the tabor. and Its all still warn components made in the USA, and still has the Warn guarantee
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do they still make tabor, or did the vr replace the tabor. and Its all still warn components made in the USA, and still has the Warn guarantee
The new VR line totally replaced the Tabor line of winches.
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The new VR line totally replaced the Tabor line of winches.
Thats what I was thinking but I wasn't sure. Thanks
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Old 08-29-2011, 01:23 AM   #7
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how decent are the tabor winches i was given one for free buy my dads friend but its still on the garage floor until i get m new bumpers are they decent or what
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Tabor winches are fine, they were Warn's entry-level (but still made in the U.S.) winch line.
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:11 PM   #9
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Oh ok thanks that's good cuz that's really all I need. I don't do anything to hardcore.
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Old 08-29-2011, 06:08 PM   #10
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Warn VR Series Winch

Had an old Ramsey 8k on my 97 TJ when I bought it last year. It was so slow reeling in. Decided to go with the Warn VR 10k model, and am very happy with it. Have had to use it twice already in deep snow, and it did the job. Found it on Amazon with free shipping, no Cali tax for $579, had a $80 rebate from Warn and sold the old Ramsey for $150. So into a new Warn 10k winch for $379 with the Warn reputation etc. Also at the same time mounted control switches for the winch inside the cab, which makes it easier than draging the cord out when winching.

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