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98-00 Tow Hook Options w/BL

I was wondering what ppl with 98-00 4x4 trucks did with their tow hooks with a 3" Body Lift(i know most just get rid of them) but for those who keep them on, may you post a pic of your set up? I don't really want to get rid of them just want to see my limited options.
May try and find a set of FX4 J Hooks also when i go to the JY.

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youll have to cut the valance i have a set of the fx4 J hooks on the way and im gonna have to cut my valance but i need the hooks.
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u order them from one of the sites that ppl have recently posted?
and do u have to cut the entire lower middle part or what do u think? your truck has a bit more valence to work with also
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i don't think you have to cut that much on your truck but i could be wrong. i bought them from a guy on craiglist
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ok. thanks for the input. hopefully ppl with my gen will post
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zach, how did you do that? i have that same bumper, so how would i keep my tow hooks without cutting my valance? or do i have to buy diff. hooks? thanks for all the help, dont meen to be such a noob right now..

or do i have the same bumper? i cant tell from the pics.. i have an '00 XLT..
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zach do you know if justin had to cut his valance? he just has the 3 inch body lift right?
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zach, how did you do that? i have that same bumper, so how would i keep my tow hooks without cutting my valance? or do i have to buy diff. hooks? thanks for all the help, dont meen to be such a noob right now..

or do i have the same bumper? i cant tell from the pics.. i have an '00 XLT..
they are highly modified hooks...

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zach do you know if justin had to cut his valance? he just has the 3 inch body lift right?
all 01-05 valance have to be cut stock ever see a level II bumper? yes he did so did i... but our hooks are in the proper spot..
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[QUOTE=Redneckstone;1226777]they are highly modified hooks...QUOTE]


Could i bother you for some more info? I will pay to be able to keep my valance un-cut..
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all 01-05 valance have to be cut stock ever see a level II bumper? yes he did so did i... but our hooks are in the proper spot..
how are they modified?
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That is secret info, good luck at getting it.
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ill pay good money for him to send me some of those "top Secret" "HIGHLY" modified tow hooks...

btw, i have a Top Secret Security clearance, so your secret is safe with me:)
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Like I said good luck. If you actually sit down and think about it its pretty easy to do.
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im not really worried about it i already had my mind set on having to cut the valance but it looks like justin didn't have too
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Like I said good luck. If you actually sit down and think about it its pretty easy to do.
yes but since im in germany, its nto that easy lol.. i dont have access to a welder, metal or anything like that...

So Zach, PM me, and give me a price.. Im being serious too.. lol.
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He didn't have too because they modded the hooks...
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yes but since im in germany, its nto that easy lol.. i dont have access to a welder, metal or anything like that...

So Zach, PM me, and give me a price.. Im being serious too.. lol.
They don't have welders in Germany? lol just messin with ya
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hahah they do trent.. well... CE does, not accesible to me lol..
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im not really worried about it i already had my mind set on having to cut the valance but it looks like justin didn't have too
there not "stock" level II hooks... thus why... neither of us had to "cut" down for the stock hook location after a body lift.. like you will have to...


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Like I said good luck. If you actually sit down and think about it its pretty easy to do.
its a guarded secret for MANY reasons... good luck getting it out of me lol... some see it as me being an *** ... personally i am covering my ***...

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yes but since im in germany, its nto that easy lol.. i dont have access to a welder, metal or anything like that...

So Zach, PM me, and give me a price.. Im being serious too.. lol.
$450... lol being i dont have any level II hooks to modify so need to buy them from the dealer... lol
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after you moddified them do they still work pretty good
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