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I am lookin for some tow hooks for the front of my truck any idea where a person can get som
At a reasonable price any special brand 2 go with or are they all the same
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check ebay or Google
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you might want to check these out, i am not saying that these are the best or cheapest, just a reference

https://www.dodgeparts.com/product_i...oducts_id/1855
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I say go with the Mopar ones as they are strong and an easy install
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Yup, I'd just go with the factory tow hooks, if it was me. Easy to install.
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I personally HATE the factory 1/2 ton tow hooks. They don't stick out far enough from the bumper so if you use anything other than nylon you WILL scratch up your chrome. Not to mention they are so much smaller than the 3/4 or 1 ton hooks and therefor less "chain friendly".

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hmm i just want them incase i get stuck in a snow drift... should i look at mopar.com? dont know that i would ever use them but it would be nice for them 2 be there if i needed them
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I personally HATE the factory 1/2 ton tow hooks. They don't stick out far enough from the bumper so if you use anything other than nylon you WILL scratch up your chrome. Not to mention they are so much smaller than the 3/4 or 1 ton hooks and therefor less "chain friendly".

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As far as I know, the ONLY other option besides nylon ends are the metal hooks, and you should NEVER use tow ropes with metal hooks on the end.
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As far as I know, the ONLY other option besides nylon ends are the metal hooks, and you should NEVER use tow ropes with metal hooks on the end.
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I've never heard that before. Please explain.

I was referring to chains though. I grew up using logging chains on trucks and tractors.

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I've never heard that before. Please explain.

I was referring to chains though. I grew up using logging chains on trucks and tractors.

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Here is a pretty good explanation of tow strap types and why nylon straps with no metal hooks are best

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...aps_Hooks.html
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