prado towing hook

Submitted: Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 17:45
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I have a 1998 toyota prado with a toyota cruisa bullbar.The only problem i have is when they fitted the bullbar there is no towing hook at all.Is there a place where i can buy a hook to fit it as i haven`t got the original one?
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Reply By: eerfree - Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 18:26

Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 18:26
boggle
have a look at www.lcool.org click on technical scroll down to 120 series then look at accesories they have front recovery points there that may help

eerfree
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Follow Up By: Wizard1 - Friday, Feb 11, 2005 at 09:04

Friday, Feb 11, 2005 at 09:04
Boggle has a 90 series, not a 120 series...........
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Reply By: ginga - Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 18:27

Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 18:27
Hi boggle
Does your bar have what look like eyes 'hanging down' near to where the bar is attached to the chassis?
Assuming yes ... you have a couple of choices.
1 is to use those tie downs as points to which you attach rated shackles & a bridle; &
2 is to have someone cut those eyes (tie downs) off so that the chassis bolts which are 'under / behind' the eyes are 'available' & buy rated recovery hooks to attach there with rated bolts.
Hope that helps (I use a bridle if that helps)
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Reply By: Member - bushfix - Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 19:04

Thursday, Feb 10, 2005 at 19:04
G'day Boggle,

98 is a 90 series (though you should know that) not a 120 as has been mentioned. I have a 96 model 90 series, with alloy roo bar.
Left and right of the bottom of the first bash plate (starts under radiator) you should have a wave of 3/4 inch steel. These should have two holes side by side. You can purchase rated recovery hooks with HT bolts from Bushranger distributors for about $22. Probably many other distributors but that's what I got. Don't hesitate mate, sort it out and you will make it easier for yourself and/or others if the time comes....and it probably will. Grab two left and right with an equaliser strap for better load distribution.

cheers.
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