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Old 02-04-2010, 05:00 PM
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Default Rear tow hooks?

I know they are hard to find but does any one think I could somehow put 2 tow hooks on my trailer hitch. they would be used for pulling out things the size of cars? I have no idea if i did put some on there if they could hold on with that kind of weight.
Any pics or suggestions would be great.
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Here a bad pic of my oem trailer hitch.
SORRY TRUCK IS DIRTY!!!!!!
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:03 PM
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why not just a shackle insert??
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:14 PM
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just get one of these for your hitch. and if you put a front hitch on you can use it front or back..
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:14 PM
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Ya great point. if it comes down to it ill do that.
I really would like them like this guys has them. I kinda want them for the looks too. I know he has a special set up but i was thinking i could cut metal and do some weldin.

your going to think im really crazy when i say i already have two front towing hooks. haha
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:49 PM
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Here's my version. Lifted the hitch 3" for the body lift and added some flare to it while I had the chance. No one else has this on the forums.

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Old 02-04-2010, 05:57 PM
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dang! may i say that is one fine rear end.
Did your hitch come with those shackles on it or did you buy and weld on?
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I did it myself. While I had the hitch out. I cut out slots in the front and back of the receiver tubing, and slid in a solid 1in thick blck drilled out with chamfers on the edges. The block goes all the way through the tube and is welded on the front and back of the receiver tubing, and gound flat on the back side and re-enforced with 1/4" flat bar as a gusset across the whole hitch... It's stout. lol
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