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Receiver + Shackle Question

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by Khaos, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a rear hitch receiver with a ball on it. Could I take the ball off and put a shackle through the hole to use as a (safe) recovery point? What size shackle would I need?
     
  2. RicnDenver

    RicnDenver Stop talking and START wheeling

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    Yes you can. I'm running a 3/4" shackle. Also off the trails and around town I pull the shackle and call it my radiator punch.

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  4. RicnDenver

    RicnDenver Stop talking and START wheeling

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    just an FYI, you might want to zip-tie the bolt, to prevent it from vibrating back out, and losing it, ask me how i know, lol
     
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    ForeRunner BBC. Bring Back Clarkson Staff Member

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    A 18" flathead does the trick as well. Reef on it till it's good and tight.
     
  6. Khaos

    Khaos [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thats exactly what I was talking about. Thanks!
     
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