post #1 of Old 07-31-2008, 06:34 AM Thread Starter
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Ramsey REP 8.5e

FEATURES Proven 3-stage planetary gear system design for fast line speed
95 ft. (29 M) of 5/16" ( 8MM) galvanized aircraft cable with replaceable clevis hook
Automatic load-holding brake
Cam action clutch disengages planetary gear system for free spooling
Weather-resistant solenoid assembly
12 ft. wire pendant remote
5 ft. (1,52 M) 4 guage battery cables with connectors
Hawse fairlead
Limited lifetime warranty

Made in the USA

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post #2 of Old 07-31-2008, 06:42 AM Thread Starter
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Ramsey REP 8.5e

My unit was purchased used but I replaced the motor. It fits in my ARB bumper with a bit of tweaking. This winch has a seperate solonoid box that has to mount "somewhere". We fabricated some longer cables and mounted mine under the hood for a cleaner looking installation and to offer more protection against mud/water.

The winch has performed well, although the line speed seems rather slow. It is just right for a Cherokee, and I have recovered heavier vehicles as well. If I were to buy a new one, I'd probably get the 9K for a few dollars more.
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post #3 of Old 01-20-2009, 09:38 AM
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Ramsey REP 8.5e

Haven't had to use it yet. It was a christmas gift. I have buddies who have the same winch and they approve it!
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post #4 of Old 12-10-2012, 05:59 AM
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Bought this used from my kid ( He needed money and won't just take any ) mounted to a high mount looks good and works great
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Hasnt let me down.
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post #6 of Old 11-16-2013, 08:20 AM
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It does its job. It easily pulled me out when i got stuck!
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post #7 of Old 12-19-2014, 02:03 PM
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got this winch about 8 or 9 years ago, never had a single problem out of it except for the plastics around the solenoid box starting to crack from weather/vibration, all and all a very good winch
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