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anyone run 2nd Gen tow hooks on front of 1st Gen?

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 70~K5, Apr 18, 2002.

  1. 70~K5

    70~K5 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone run 2nd gen tow hooks on the front of a 1st gen. Did they just bolt up or what?
     
  2. Burt4x4

    Burt4x4 3/4 ton status

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    From what I hear you are better off getting an aftermarket type tow hook! The GM ones are known to break and are just weak in general......
     
  3. badpeanut

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    The '73-'80 factory tow hooks are stout. It is the '81-up that have strength problems.

    I, too, would be interested in hearing from someone who has tried these.

    Wes
     
  4. Steve_Chin

    Steve_Chin 1/2 ton status

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    THey don't fit. I have one of the hooks and it won't mate with the holes in the Gen1 frame.
     
  5. arq

    arq 1/2 ton status

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    I got some off of an S10 blazer. they are a bit smaller but bolt right up. I trimed my bumper so it may not be a good idea, they are a bit short.

    ARQ.
     

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