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new rear tow hook

well i just installed my new rear tow hook i think it looks great no i just have to do somthing on the front


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looks nice where did you get it?
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its off an fx4 i got it from ford
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Nice! I like it. I didnt know the rear one was a closed loop option. looks good.
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DANG! i dont think i've ever seen that style rear hook!! It must be for/off a 05+ Fx4L2. It matches the styling of the front hooks on those trucks.
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ya they came with the closed loop for 85 bucks or the j hook for a crazy price tag of 193.00. good thing cause i like this style better.
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no its from a NON FX4 with out towing package

the FX4 is the J hook..
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Sweet, I like it much more than the J-hook myself!
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That's perfect for guys without a trailer hitch.
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no its from a NON FX4 with out towing package

the FX4 is the J hook..
Yea he ^^ is right. My truck came with that hook on the back.
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Very nice!
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no its from a NON FX4 with out towing package

the FX4 is the J hook..
EVEN 05+ L2's that got loop hooks up front??
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EVEN 05+ L2's that got loop hooks up front??
05+ they stopped putting on the rear hook so it doesnt matter
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ohhhh. you know, i learned something today... lol.
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I like it. There is one of those on craigslist out here.
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sweet. how does it mount?
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I like it. There is one of those on craigslist out here.

You need to buy that... fx4 'knuckle' style one. I've been eyeing that ad for a while now.
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Looks good on your truck, but this is what I like for rear tow hooks:
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here is my 1998 ranger XL with that hook, this is not a FX4 hook
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ya i love the tow hooks on your rear bumper Trigger but would not work on mine..heres how i mounted mine. three bolts on the side and 1 stright up


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05+ they stopped putting on the rear hook so it doesnt matter
Sorry but you're wrong on that one.
My 2006 Level 2 had a J hook in the back.
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I have one of those sitting around in my shop, Took off becuase I put on a hitch.
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