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tow hooks installed

put the lvl 2 tow hooks on. haved to cut the valance but I like it.
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still waiting on wheels to ship in then 33s are goin on. also heres a pic of mine after the body lift next to a guy I work with's ranger
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im glad i figured out how to STONE some hooks so i don't have to cut mine.
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yeah, hated to do it, Ill fix it eventually when I get an edge valance, or Ill just get a billet grill for that valance so its not as noticable
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yea get the billet grille thing that mudranger96 has his looks good like that.
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Yeah, a billet grille really cleans it up a lot.

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Im deffinately going to do that, that looks sooo much better. Thanx for the pic reference Brett! I hate ohio and the front plate laws....
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the tow hooks thing is probably one of the bigger reasons i ended up going with a custom front bumper after i did my BL lol
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the tow hooks thing is probably one of the bigger reasons i ended up going with a custom front bumper after i did my BL lol
why no reason lol
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hitch ftw! lol.



cutting valence = fail! lol. sorry...had to.
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Looks great man. I'm hoping to go to a couple junkyards this week and I'm gonna try and find me a pair of those. But I have a question If I found a pair would I most likely have to cut the the valence also?
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Looks great man. I'm hoping to go to a couple junkyards this week and I'm gonna try and find me a pair of those. But I have a question If I found a pair would I most likely have to cut the the valence also?
there is a way you don't have too by modding the tow hooks like on Redneckstone's and Toreador4x4's.
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there is a way you don't have too by modding the tow hooks like on Redneckstone's and Toreador4x4's.
Cool thanks I will have to PM him about it
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good luck with that Mossy drove to TN to see them in person you should have done that same..
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good luck with that Mossy drove to TN to see them in person you should have done that same..
yeah i done the same thing lol been wondering for months how ya done that now i know. but im not telling any one lol
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thats crap! haha
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Yeah, a billet grille really cleans it up a lot.

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Cool thanks I will have to PM him about it
like stone said good luck. hes a brick wall and trust me hes not saying a word about it.
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thats crap! haha
you could have come to OHIO meet like you where supposed to....



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mmm body lifted goodness
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Looks pretty good. but having added stock tow hooks to my truck, and realizing how easily the crossmember they mount to BENDS, i went with...

2" square tube and super duty tow hooks ftw!
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and that thing does bend easy
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looks good
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and that thing does bend easy
thus why you always pull from both i never NEVER recommend SNATCHING from the front hooks always try and easy pull or winching... if possible..


my front hooks the cross member will bend way before the hooks ever fail...

good thing that will be take care of here soon...
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thus why you always pull from both i never NEVER recommend SNATCHING from the front hooks always try and easy pull or winching... if possible..


my front hooks the cross member will bend way before the hooks ever fail...

good thing that will be take care of here soon...
what are your plans?
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good luck with that Mossy drove to TN to see them in person you should have done that same..
So its a secret. Can you give a clue like does it involve a welder? or some cutting? I think your the only one who's done this to that gen ranger on here.
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thus why you always pull from both i never NEVER recommend SNATCHING from the front hooks always try and easy pull or winching... if possible..


my front hooks the cross member will bend way before the hooks ever fail...

good thing that will be take care of here soon...
I snatched my truck hard against a tree about six times to make sure the welds on the hooks were going to hold up. Didn't budge anything! MUCH better than the stockers! If you don't have a winch and need recovery, you'll likely tweak that front crossmember. I have a scratch on my bumper where the hook bent so far up it scratched it Not anymore!
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