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Old 08-18-2012, 02:12 AM
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"Ontario - 'yours to Discover' " Mmmm. That reminds me of my favorite Canadian: Rachel McAdams!

Anyway, ya, the tow hooks are my favorite option for a Sport. a bull bar on a Sport seems kinda odd.
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I agree man, they really serve no purpose, they are simply a glorified light mount, and not a very good one at that, they can't take a hit, as my buddy would attest to, all he kept saying was I wasn't going that fast, he lost hid bar, 4 lights and a bumper cover on what could be considered a low speed impact. I think they take away from the look of the truck. I have a warn XDI9000, theres no way I want to hang that off the front of mu truck, so I am looking at the winch mount from a Power Wagon
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I agree man, they really serve no purpose, they are simply a glorified light mount, and not a very good one at that, they can't take a hit, as my buddy would attest to, all he kept saying was I wasn't going that fast, he lost hid bar, 4 lights and a bumper cover on what could be considered a low speed impact. I think they take away from the look of the truck. I have a warn XDI9000, theres no way I want to hang that off the front of mu truck, so I am looking at the winch mount from a Power Wagon
let me know if that is possible I would like to do that all so thanks
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Sure, I'll keep you posted, truck goes in for LOF next week and my buddy says the have two on the lot, time for some up close examination to see whats needed
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thanks brand new truck have lots I want to do pm me and let me know the details
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I put a drawtight front hitch on my sport truck. pretty easy. If you get one use a 11/16 or 5/8 bit instead of a 1/2 that the directions say to use.
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Are you talking about a receiver, for pulling??
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Ether go with actual tow hooks, or do a front receiver. Receivers in the front are great, you can then slide a hook into that when you need it, or use it as a mounting place for a winch later. Best part, with the wiring done right, your winch can go on the rear (sometimes it is much easier to go out the way you came in). Recovery points are the single most important thing you can do to your truck if you go off roading. Do not skimp on them, or it will bite you in the butt! Remember, with suction and/or obstructions catching your truck, it can take quite a bit more than you would think to pull you out. You need solid points to do this, otherwise stuff breaks, and you stay stuck.
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I put a drawtight front hitch on my sport truck. pretty easy. If you get one use a 11/16 or 5/8 bit instead of a 1/2 that the directions say to use.
if it not to much trouble could you post a pic of it ?
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Ya its looking like tow hooks are the way to go. Thanks guys
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