RIDGID 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Subaru Engine-DISCONTINUED-RD8000 - The Home Depot


Model # RD8000

Internet # 100671886

8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Subaru Engine-DISCONTINUED

RIDGID 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Subaru Engine-DISCONTINUED

This item has been discontinued.
The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

$899.00 / each


Model # RD8000

Internet # 100671886

The Ridgid 8,000-Watt Gasoline Powered Generator with Subaru Engine is easy to transport on its Zero Gravity frame. Its 404 cc engine delivers 14-HP for up to 11 hours at 50-Percentaeg load. It features an electric starting mechanism, 25 ft. cord and load indicator. There are four 120-Volt receptacles rated for up to 20-Amps, plus an additional 120/240-Volt receptacle rated for up to 30-Amps.

  • 10,000-watt surge and 8,000-watt running power provide reliable power
  • 8-gal. fuel capacity delivers 11 hours of running time at 50-percentage load
  • 404 cc Subaru gasoline engine delivers 14-HP
  • (4) 120-volt outlets rated at 20-amps
  • 1-120/240-volt outlet rated at 30-amps
  • Operating volume of 79.7 dB
  • Zerogravity roll cage frame design makes transport easy
  • Electric starting mechanism
  • Click on the “More Info” tab to download the specifications pdf to view the wattage requirement guide

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Assembled Depth (in.)  25.625 in  Assembled Height (in.)  36 in 
Assembled Width (in.)  22.5 in  Product Height (in.)  36 
Product Length (in.)  25.625  Product Width (in.)  22.5 
Auto idle control  No  Automatic Voltage Regulation  Yes 
Built-in inverter  No  Continuous Wattage  8000 
Engine Displacement (cc)  404  Engine manufacturer  Subaru 
Fuel Gauge  No  Fuel tank capacity (gallons) 
Fuel type  Gasoline  Full load fuel consumption (gallons/hour)  .72 
Hazardous Code  null  Horsepower (hp)  14 hp 
Low oil shutdown  Yes  Muffler  Yes 
Number of circuits/outlets  Operational volume (dB)  79.7 
Osha Required GFCI Outlets  Yes  Peak Wattage  10000 
Product Weight (lb.)  264.6 lb  Returnable  30-Day 
Run time at 50% load (hours/tank)  11  Voltage (volts)  120/240 
Wheel Kit Included  No 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings  No Certifications or Listings  Manufacturer Warranty  3 Year Warranty 


Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 81 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Power This generator runs great! It ran a 230V mig welder and a grinder and a work light while never missing a beat. November 24, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by easy to use overall satisfied with this generator. One problem is it is very loud. a lawn mower without a muffler is more quiet. Good for a construction site but for backup home use keep your windows closed and your T.V. turned up, your neighbors won't like it. October 28, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by highly recommended the generator was used on a job site for the first 30 hrs. Brought it home right before Sandy hit, i am 1 hour north of nyc so our area was hit pretty hard. we were without power for 6 days, but the Rigid made it feel like nothing happened. i Changed oil to synthetic before the storm at the 30 hr mark and it performed flawlessly. i ran it over 100 hrs and was very happy with its performance. the lcd also tells you when service is due.i changed the oil again and spark plug at 100 hrs. it is well built, gives out clean power as i run through the panel with an interlock kit. It was practically like power never went out. i find it to be top quality, i am impressed with the subaru engine. the design makes it easy to move and it is not as loud as most gens it size. in my opinion it is high quality and excellent value for a generator of its size. November 14, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by fix for engine runs for only a short time. If your oil is low the engine will only run for a 10 or 20 seconds before shutting down since it has a low oil pressure shutdown feature on it. Add more oil and you should be set. November 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Better than Expected Performance Just used it for 5 1/2 days non stop. (bought it less a month ago!) Did its Job Better than Expected. As others have mentioned - it is bit loud, but out-performs many other GenSets in the price range. PROS 1) Zero Gravity Handle works very well. 2) @ 50% load you can get 11+ hrs on a tank of gas. 3) Starts & runs like a champ 4) Excellent Suburu engine. 5) Nieghbors think it looks cool (no one complained about the noise) 6) Powered a 4,300 SQFT House no problem (did not use Electric Dryer and Stove at the same time) Cons (little to no impact in an emergency situation) 1) No Gas Gauge 2) A bit loud (But many others GenSets are too) 3) No Remote Choke Buy it - You WILL Like it! November 5, 2011
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