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i did not get dealer tow hooks, thought they looked weak.i'm finding out there aren't many options. any advice front or rear, hoping to solve this problem.
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Theres a bunch of stuff on Ebay . I'd have to say the factory hooks may look cheap , but I've never seen one break . I personally would stick with the factory ones . Not alot of modification to do to make them work .
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they barely even show, that's the most annoying part of all.if you needed to use them you couldn't fit much between the bumper and hook.
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OEM front hooks are pretty stout. Go by a lot on a Sunday or at night and check out a Ram with them. If you don't have the hooks, you probably don't have the skid plates either. Just an FYI.

For the rear, I've never seen any.
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I agree with the above. The OEM hooks are strong - I believe they are rated at 5.5k lb a piece. I think that is pretty good and doubt you would ever need or want to be using something heavier duty.

If they do not protrude out far enough for you, add some steel spacers and use longer mounting bolts. I would prime and paint any spacers you use to keep rust away and have them match.

I personally would go with the MOPAR hooks but there are others out there. Hope you find what you are looking for.
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The MOPAR hooks are fine, very strong and sturdy. I installed them myself and can testify to how heavy and rugged they are. Check out my installation thread.

http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=50811
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