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Old 01-15-2011, 09:35 PM
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Default Tow hooks

What ranger tow hooks will bolt up on my truck?? Mike's got some hes going to sell me but we're not sure if they are a direct bolt up one of us is too lazy to go count the holes lmao. .. if they dont work im gonna call around the junkyards and see what they got! Gotta check on a power mirror anyways
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Old 01-15-2011, 10:10 PM
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Any 2001 plus really. I thing any previous ones would too but they are big ugly cast hooks u dont want. Try to find some level 2 stainless hooks like mine
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Old 01-16-2011, 04:25 AM
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Ya like Scott said. You will more then likely have the holes there.
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Old 01-26-2011, 05:29 PM
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i saw this at the rhino bedliner place today when they repaired my bedliner (free) and they are HUGE!!! i wanted to put it on my truck to see how it looked....perfect for
f 350s! but i bet it woulda looked awesome on the ranger if anyone is willing to spend that much money on a tow hook hitch hahaha

i saw the chrome one

http://www.monsterhooksinc.com/Products.html

about 5 inches wide, rated at 45000 lbs!
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Old 01-26-2011, 05:32 PM
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I think that might be overkill.. lol.. youd break the hitch pin before the hook for sure
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Old 01-26-2011, 11:03 PM
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haha i think if you got the right hitch pin youd be fine haha but then again the tow hook is only as good as the pieces/hitch that hold it and the hitch is only as good as the truck!
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Old 01-27-2011, 08:04 AM
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Default Re: Tow hooks

If its front hooks you need to look at the front of the frame where the bumper is bolted on. If you have a crossmember that goes across from both mounting points of the bumper it should bolt right on. I think the only 2x4 rangers that have this though are the Edges.

If your bumper mount looks like this, then your outta luck, because for factory hooks you need both of those mounting points to be one solid piece.


As for rear hooks, I think all frames can have those bolted on. If not it should be a simple drill and bolt.
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Old 01-29-2011, 04:03 AM
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i know mikes hooks are off his 00 model year...as for the frame i looked...well glanced cuase i was in a hurry and i know theres at least one hole there for the hooks! I was told ford used the same frames for the 4x4 and 4x2 rangers...hopefully thats correct and means they will bolt up! Otherwise its $40 blown..........
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Old 01-29-2011, 01:09 PM
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There are three holes on each side to look for on the front crossmember. 1 is directly on the front, and the other two are on the bottom of the cross member. The 05 I looked at had the top hole IIRC, but not the bottom two. If you don't have the bottom two, then you will have to drill the holes to make them fit.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:40 PM
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If they won't work for you and you want to get rid of them...shoot me a message! I'm looking for some for my 2005 FX4.
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Old 02-09-2011, 06:56 PM
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Default Re: Tow hooks

please tell me you didnt get the ugly cast tow hooks that come on gen 4 rangers. if you do get tow hooks, you want ones from 01+, they are nice metal bent loop style

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/class...-towhooks.html
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