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Old 08-22-2012, 12:59 PM
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here is picture of the front hitch
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thanks thats look good to me....... do you think there is still room to mount the winch mount on there ?

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If you mean that winch cradle that mounts into a reciever, then I would say yes. you wouldnt have any problem with it. Thats what I'll be getting in the near future.
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Typically most bull bars mount where the tow hooks would go, I'm sure the tow hooks could be modded to work with the bull bar but if u have neither I would go with the tow hooks as above stated
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If you mean that winch cradle that mounts into a reciever, then I would say yes. you wouldnt have any problem with it. Thats what I'll be getting in the near future.
sorry ya thats what I mean wanted to do the same thing at some point thanks
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If you are planning on putting a Bull Bar on a sport you are going to have to do a little cutting, take my advice, do the cutting and install tow hooks, took me longer to pop out the little valance on the bumper than it did to install the hooks, and the bull bar is for the most part, thin walled tubing, you will bend that so fast




On a scale of 1 to 10, this mod is about a 3
Your tow hooks are on backwards
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I installed them that way intentionally, I prefer the look, I also prefer it should the truck need to be pulled off angle, not that it's likely to let go, but this way, the only way it slips or lets go is if the hook breaks. The other way allows both hooks to be used at the same time with little liklihood of slipping, but to tell you the truth in 25 years I have never used more than one connection point when pulling a vehicle out, just personal taste, nice catch though
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TimW, how much do hooks like that run price wise? and about how much work did you have to put into it. i like doing things myself, but allot of my tools "dissapeared" or were borrowed and never returned when i moved from Anchorage to Homer. just trying to see if this is a pretty simple do it yourself kind of task, or do you need some pneumatic or specialized tools as well?
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KR15, If I recall the hooks were around 120 bucks, they are easy to install, it took me longer to remove the small filler and cut it that it did to put in the hooks, not too sure about yours though, it looks like you have a 2nd gen truck, so your set up will definately be different than mine. Either way, adding tow hooks is one of the more easier mods
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