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Where can I ger a set of black towing shackles???

Discussion in 'Towing' started by Sheepdog, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. Jan 3, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    Sheepdog

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    I want to get 2 black tow shackles/d-rings. If you guy's know of a good deal, let me know.

    Thanks
     
  2. Jan 3, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    I think Shrockworks has them for sale on their website for like $10 per shackle.
     
  3. Jan 3, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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  4. Jan 3, 2010 at 9:08 PM
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    Sweet!!! Thanks.
     
  5. Jan 4, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    how do you plan on mounting these? ive never really looked but is there a place for them or is it some custom solution?
     
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    For recovery?

    Do you have a hitch and a draw bar?
    Remove the ball out of the draw bar and put the d-ring in there and obviously...put the draw bar in the receiver.
     
  7. Jan 4, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    no i dont but i didnt think of that. i was picturing the tow hooks on the front bumper. nvm
     
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    What Jan said or you can get a shackle draw bar that comes with a shackle custom fit it to.

    You can also (not really recommending this but it's an option) run the tow strap thru the receiver and use the shackle as a lynch pin in a pinch.
     
  9. Jan 4, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    ya can attach em to the front tow hook portion on the 1 gens. Im doin that this week. also puttin one on the back. Probly go with 5/8 shackles, maybe even a little smaller, 3/4 looks like it would be a little big.
     
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    That's what I was gonna do.
     
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    Sweet!!! Thanks man. I'm gonna order a couple while I can.
     
  16. Jan 28, 2010 at 10:35 AM
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    Smittybuilt also has black painted shackles. Be careful of getting a shackle that has a small diameter. If they break, they are dangerous. Almost everyone who discusses shackles, and me included recommend at least a 3/4" shackle as the stresses generated from recoveries, especially a snatch recovery, will overstress the smaller shackles. I got mine from 4 Wheel Parts for about $12.95.
     
  17. Feb 13, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Same here. They have other variations too. Some weird twisted ones.
     
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