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how do u guys get pulled from the rear?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by gacandido2010, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. Mar 1, 2012 at 2:36 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    looking at my rear and i dont see any recover points, how do you guys do it??

    i only asked cause ive never got stuck in my prerruner (badass:cool:) but at some point with the wheelin i do its a matter of time
     
  2. Mar 1, 2012 at 2:38 PM
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    aznutx

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    im guessing you're hitchless? there should be some frame points to hook into with a hook but that's more dangerous, due to a metal hook that could snap out and fly into the other direction
     
  3. Mar 1, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    what are you talking about? im pretty sure tacos cant get stuck!
     
  4. Mar 1, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    gacandido2010

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    this is just in case..................haha
     
  5. Mar 1, 2012 at 2:49 PM
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    rbeezy

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    If you have a hitch, you can get a hitch shackle
     
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    Pugga

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    You should be a bit more concerned about being pulled from the front. That tow hook is crap
     
  9. Mar 1, 2012 at 6:20 PM
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    If you have a hitch, you can just run a strap through the pin. You don't need a fancy hitch shackle. It is essentially doing the same thing. All the load unless side loaded is going to be the same.
     
  10. Mar 1, 2012 at 6:21 PM
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    In a pinch u can wrap strap around your rear bumper
     
  11. Mar 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM
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    wouldnt tht pul the bumper right off?
     
  12. Mar 1, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    All 1st gen orners need to remember pulling rear hard from the rear on our frames is not a good idea. Our frames arent very strong back there, hints why manufacturers are making supports to weld in.... just sayin, carry on :D
     
  13. Mar 1, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    ya thts wut im saying^^^

    but also i cant reinforce my frame, too much mu-la
     
  14. Mar 2, 2012 at 6:19 AM
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    I don't hangout in those kinda bars. Seriously, I carry a hitch shackle in my Jeep, similar to what Pugga posted with a strap, to pull kids and house fraus outta snowbanks
     
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    $125 is too much? :eek:
     
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    I usually just get pushed.

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  17. Mar 2, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    Can you show me a link or any info to the frame reinforcement?

    I remember seeing someone just do this recently and may have posted it in the "what have you done today" thread but I can't find it. All I remember is a bunch of guys telling him to seal up his welds (?) and he explained he lived in Arizona where id doesn't rain or rust.

    I'm thinking I would like to do this to my stock Tacoma.

    Thanks... any help is appreciated
     
  18. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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    its only 125?!!!!
     
  19. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:43 AM
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    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    check my build fellas
     
  20. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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    All you need is a receiver hitch... like this one.

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    and the shackle mount posted above...

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    I can sell you my Putnman for $ 60. if that might appeal to yer needs.

    Looks like this mounted with the stock bumper...

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    * No... the bling shiny chrome skull is not included...
    LoL
     
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