Recovery hooks

Submitted: Tuesday, Apr 08, 2003 at 18:50
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About to install some recovery hooks and the bloke at 4wd shop said i need extra brackets as well($90) Hooks $16 each for 80 series std. Does any one know of a hook that will fit straight on with out drilling the chasie (front) & were to buy it?Easter at Yardie creek
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Reply By: Kev. - Tuesday, Apr 08, 2003 at 19:58

Tuesday, Apr 08, 2003 at 19:58
I had this problem as the hooks sold in the 4wd shops have the bolt holes too close together and i didn't want to drill the chassis either.

I found some second hand ones ($5 each) at the 4wd shop that were removed to fit bull bars.

This was discussed on another thread the other day 6/4/03 (page 2) ,
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Follow Up By: Outnabout David (SA) - Thursday, Apr 10, 2003 at 15:37

Thursday, Apr 10, 2003 at 15:37
Just a word of warning the hooks that come on the vehicles standard are not usually rated hooks. Toyota for sure are not rated and I would think most of the other manufacturers would be the same so you need to take all safety precausions if using theses hooks.We have so little time to enjoy our land
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Follow Up By: Kev. - Thursday, Apr 10, 2003 at 18:52

Thursday, Apr 10, 2003 at 18:52
Yes the standard "loop" tie down hooks are not rated and shouldn't be used for recoverys, Mine where bolted on so i replaced them.
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