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Jambo Parts -- Ramsey Winch

Ramsey Electric Winch and Mounting Kit
The Ramsey winch was a dealer-installed option. The correct model is the Ramsey 2000/2001 8000-lb electric winch. This has a 4-way roller-type fairlead (model 2001), rather than a hawse fairlead (model 2000). The Ramsey 2000/2001 is a worm-gear winch, not a planetary gear winch, like the REP 8000.

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According to the 1981-1986 Parts Catalog, the Ramsey winch was model 2000 or 2001. The model 7901 was the hidden winch used on the Jeep trucks.

The model 2000 has a hawse fairlead. The model 2001 has a roller-type fairlead.

Here are the pages from the parts catalog.

Overhauling the Model 2000

The Model 2000/2001 was replaced by the RE8000 in the late 80s, early 90s. Ramsey still makes the RE8000 24V, but not the 12V. Here is the original Model 2000 owners manual.

There were two mounting kits for the Model 2000. A standard kit (part #2634) and a lightweight kit (part #295029). The lightweight kit is what appers in the Jambo pictures. Here are instructions for the mounting kits: 2634 and 295029.

The RE8000 is very similar to the Model 2000, but not identical. The primary, and important, difference, is the shape of the worm-gear housing and the associated gasket. The Model 2000 had a circular housing, where the RE8000 has a "keyhole" shape. That being said, much of the rest of the winch is similar and the manuals are still helpful:

RE8000 Owners Manual 1
RE8000 Owners Manual 2
RE8000 Parts List
RE8000 Accessories
RE8000 Troubleshooting

The RE12000 is a 12-000 lb version of the RE8000. Here is a overhaul guide for the RE12000, which is helpful for the Model 2000.

Another closely related winch, which is still produced, is the Ramsey DC-200. This is a longer drum version of the RE8000. So, you can use the DC-200 manual as a guide for your Model 2000. If you are rebuilding your Model 2000 you can order a kit for the DC-200. However, the worm-gear cover gasket will not work. If you need parts, go to the Ramsey store.

Model 2000 Pictures and Brochures

Here are pictures of the boxes from Bickel's (#0152) NOS Ramsey winch and mounting kit:


Below is an ad from the 1980s for the Ramsey 2000/2001 winch. The mount shown is the standard, not the lightweight mount.

Here is an ad for the Model 2000 showing the same mount as used on the Jambo:

Here is a brochure for the Ramsey 2000/2001 winch (the full brochure is here):

Here is a brochure for the incorrect REP 8000:

Below are some close-up pictures of the NOS (New Old Stock) Ramsey 2001 winch and NOS mounting kit used on #0152. Yes, an NOS Ramsey winch and mounting kit from the 1980s!

If you are looking for the right winch or parts, make sure to look at the pictures above. Below are pictures of the remote. The correct remote is on the left. The (newer) incorrect remote is on the right. We have the correct remote for sale.

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