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Old 03-19-2011
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Tow hooks installed!

2 black tow hooks rated at 10,000lbs from Summit: $10
6 grade 8 bolts with washers, lock washers, and nuts: $20
New 1/2" cobalt drill bit: $20

Result: bad *** tow hooks

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Just a tip for everyone else: USE THE RIGHT PROCEDURE FOR DRILLING STEEL. That means low speed, cutting oil, and a sharp cobalt drill bit. If you start out like I did on high speed without any oil or lube you'll just burn up your expensive cobalt bits and get nowhere except $20 poorer and arms that feel like jello.

Yes, the bolts cost more than the tow hooks themselves.

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Rated at 10,000lbs and bolted to the frame with grade 8 hardware, these suckers are tough. Now I'm ready to help pull someone out of a mudhole :) Or someone can pull ME out of a mudhole..... :shok:
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lol good luck with those hooks.... ive pulled a few right out of the frame. look good tho
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Party pooper.

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Good to know though, hopefully I wont ever have to reef on them all that hard
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