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Stock front tow hooks for 4x4 4cyl?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by z33tec, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. Jan 14, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    z33tec

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    I have 2009 4x4 4 cyl Tacoma. I think you only get front tow hooks if you have the off-road package.

    Are there stock Toyota front tow hooks that I could get that would bolt right on to my 4cyl 4x4?
     
  2. Jan 14, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    interested to know as well... thanks for asking
     
  3. Jan 14, 2009 at 11:56 AM
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    i know you can purchase single tow hooks (check toyotapartssales) and i would assume you'd be able to bolt them right on since the frames should essentially be the same
     
  4. Jan 14, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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    some people have discussed this and the general consensus was that the Toyota hooks were mediocre and expensive. I'm not sure the brand that was recommended.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    I'm new to trucks so I wasn't sure if I could just buy any aftermarket tow hook and have them fit my truck perfectly. That's why I was wondering if there were stock hooks that were known to fit for sure.
     
  6. Jan 14, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    i THINK that you can use Chevy tow hooks...but you may have to drill a little bit...but theyre MUCH beefier...

    however...for what i get my truck into...generally...my tow hooks should be fine...i dont bury myself to my doors in swamp mud and i try not to get upside down and hang my truck from a tree...

    if that stuff happens i have very strong shackles/shackle points for that


    search TTORA for a chevy tow hook mod
     
  7. Jan 14, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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    I got a 4X4 reg cab 09 yesterday and it has one front tow hook. Driver side.
     
  9. Jan 14, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    One hook one open eye was stock on my 99
     
  10. Jan 15, 2009 at 6:24 AM
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    Hmm... maybe I have a hook too. I just assumed I didn't since I didn't get the offroad package. Better take a look!
     
  11. Jan 15, 2009 at 7:30 PM
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    Yep, so it does have one "hook". Although, it's not really a "hook". It's just a metal loop on the drivers side. Two aftermarket hooks would probably be better.
     
  12. Jan 15, 2009 at 7:47 PM
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    i have an 06 DC trd, just wondering how useful the hooks are? been told to just take them off since they tend to break easily
     
  13. Jan 15, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    Jeep TJ tow hook is the same hole pattern.

    I bought one that has 3 holes, Universal for YJ or TJ model.

    Just need longer bolts.
     
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