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Old 09-02-2012, 05:57 PM   #1
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pro comp recovery hook

Does anybody know if the Pro comp recovery hook can fit on the front end to replace that cheesy excuse for a recovery point that came from the factory?
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:56 PM   #2
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Nevermind I eneded up getting a Reese tow hook locally add it fit perfectlly. Although, I have to make a gate for it so when a tow strap has slack in it won't fall off. In the future I need to get extra mounting bolts.

sorry for wasting your time guys. lol
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:07 AM   #3
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Tow hooks are for towing, not recovery. They are not meant to withstand the force. Additionally, recovery should only be done on closed loops.

here is an example of a tow hook that was used as a recovery point:



I'm only posting this because it's an extreme safety issue that we all need to be aware of.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:16 AM   #5
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Tow hooks are for towing, not recovery. They are not meant to withstand the force. Additionally, recovery should only be done on closed loops.

here is an example of a tow hook that was used as a recovery point:



I'm only posting this because it's an extreme safety issue that we all need to be aware of.
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:20 AM   #6
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looks more like a clit
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:03 AM   #7
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looks more like a clit
Dang man, you must be hookin up with some freaks!
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:46 PM   #8
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Dang man, you must be hookin up with some freaks!
Yeah one with a witch's finger. Lol
I know this is not a permanent tow hook for me. Its just something I am using for mean time for when I get stuck in the sand when I surf fish next year. I am eventually going to get one of the guys to fabricate somethin to use for a shackle. I don't have the money to buy a real bumper.....yet I figure I wait I can wait till I ge some real mileage on the new truck first before I start modifying it.

Thanks for guys for showing me this.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:46 PM   #9
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OK, to put it in perspective...

"I know these flashlights are not a permanent set of headlights for me. I am using them in the meantime for when I drive at night. I'm eventually going to go to buy real headlight bulbs, but I don't have the money yet. I figure I can wait until I've put some mileage on these flashlights before I get the real thing."

As an LEO, I'm sure your response would be, "Don't drive at night."

So... if you can't buy a safe recovery point... and there's sand... and you are going to get stuck in sand... maybe avoid the sand for now?

Just sayin'
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:52 AM   #10
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It either that or put the factory one back and use it like everyone else did.I figured it was better than having the factory loop on there. lol oh well I guess I am out of 14 bucks then.
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Old 09-28-2012, 09:17 AM   #11
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I'd just go to a welding shop and ask them to weld a burly hoop onto your frame, probably 3/4" thick or so. I'd imagine the cost would be pretty low.
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