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Need Tow Hook cross member - LA

I need one of these cross members:

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to mount my tow hooks.

I have a 03 XLT and it does not have one.
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I need one of these cross members:

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to mount my tow hooks.

I have a 03 XLT and it does not have one.
Nice pic.....THAT'S MY TRUCK! haha.


It doesn't bolt-on and good luck finding a yard willing to cut the cross member off for you. Best bet for recovery is installing a front hitch. The cross member is weak anyhow.
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Nice pic.....THAT'S MY TRUCK! haha.


It doesn't bolt-on and good luck finding a yard willing to cut the cross member off for you. Best bet for recovery is installing a front hitch. The cross member is weak anyhow.
LOL, well thanks for the picture.

Bumper, I just bought the tow hooks. If I had a pattern, I could back one from some channel iron.

So, could someone sell me a pattern tracing made on cardboard?
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I could make a template for ya, but I'd have to remove the bumper and I don't really want to do that. Just too lazy I am. lol.

From the pic you can see the x-member front face is right in line with the inner bumper mounts. You could base your custom x-member off that. I've also seen folks build a front hitch and mount the hooks directly to it.

Click here for front hitch info on non-x-member trucks:How to make front hitch





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Thanks for the info. I would just need to figure the hole placement.



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I could make a template for ya, but I'd have to remove the bumper and I don't really want to do that. Just too lazy I am. lol.

From the pic you can see the x-member front face is right in line with the inner bumper mounts. You could base your custom x-member off that. I've also seen folks build a front hitch and mount the hooks directly to it.

Click here for front hitch info on non-x-member trucks:How to make front hitch





PS: Sorry mods for talking tech in a classified!
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