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I would like to install tow hooks in the front bumper of my 2011 Ram. Are there existing bolt holes in the frame, and how involved is this mod?:4-dontknow:
 

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Im pretty sure Bordin did a write up when he installed his. If i remember right it really isnt too hard
 

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I bought the Mopar tow hooks through the dealership, you could likely find them cheaper

The dealer popped out my bumper insert
installed the hooks
trimmed insert to fit

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Their 125-150 depending on where you get them. Thats the Mopar tow hooks anyway.
 

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this is about the average price
2009-2011 1500 Black, front, 2 hooks, same as production # 82210967 $155.00

http://www.mopardodge.com/accessories/dodgeram/towhooks.htm
These Dodge Ram Tow Hooks are rated with a towing capacity up to 5,500 pounds or 1.5 times the vehicles GVWR (depending on vehicle). These tow hooks securely mount to the frame and are fully tested for durability and load capacity.


The after market ones are sort of Flimsy
 

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It's a really easy install and one of my first mods. It says that they will not work on the sport however all that is needed is to trim out the holes on the front fascia, just like GTYankee's pic shows. The mounting brackets are already there, just remove two bolts and add one that comes with the tow hooks. Definitely a worthwhile mod to do. Price is around $150 from the dealer.
 

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Their expensive bc it's oem parts pimpin!

You can get em for 130ish shipped online. I wanted em fast so I got wm from the dealer and they camr in next day.

And yea they will fit on any model, jus have to do some trimmig.
 

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Does that part number for the 2011 contain all the parts that are needed for a sport?
 

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Super easy mod and it adds a nice look. I just bought the tow hook bumper insert for like $12 instead of trimming.
 

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Yea definately go with oem tow hook. They have everything needed to install them on any model. You can get them from various online stores if you dont want to get them from the dealer.
 

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Bought mine thru EBay $120 shipped. I also bought the bumper insert with the tow hook slots already molded in for $14. Pretty simple install, took about 1/2 hour to install everything.
 

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The OEM tow hook kit comes with the hooks and bolts to attach to the existing holes.
Since yo have a Big Horn, you do not need to cut out the bumper insert, you can purchase the insert from Dodge. Installation is a snap. :)
 

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I found a set of new take-offs on eBay for $95 shipped. Took me literally an hour from start to finish in 25 degree weather here in WI. I didn't remove the bumper insert, just took a dremel tool to cut the holes out. Didn't need to jack the truck up either.

Jake
 
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