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Front tow hook install ??'s

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by jarheadk5, Mar 24, 2000.

  1. jarheadk5

    jarheadk5 1/2 ton status

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    Front tow hook install ??\'s

    I got my first true off-road accessory a couple weeks ago-2 nice pretty tow hooks for the front. Now where the hell do I mount them on my 87 Blazer with a 3" body lift? The stock bumper is in the way everywhere but the bottom of the framerails. If I put them there, I lose some approach angle, plus the front spring mounts are right there. Not sure if drilling the frame there is a wise idea. The only other way I can think of is to cut 2 holes in the bumper for access (like some big-rigs have for theirs), but I'm not real crazy about that either. If you have any ideas, please help me out. I'm (hopefully!) going wheeling the first Mon. or Tues. in April, and I'd like to have them on by then. Thanks!

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  2. Eagle86K5

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    could mount them on the hood and look like a baby bull blazer...... [​IMG]

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  3. riz

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    how's about the side of the framrails ?

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  4. jarheadk5

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    To do that, riz, I'd have to cut holes in the bumper. I'm not sure I want to do that.

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  5. 85GMCJimmy

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    if you mounted them on your hood they would rip off... Duh....
     
  6. Todd78/87

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    If this is the way you want them, I can try to get a pic of how they are mounted,, I took one, but it didn't come out very well. See Attached

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  7. Eagle86K5

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    Gee...somebody does not have a sense of humor....Duh..

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  8. BlueKnight

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    Re: Front tow hook install ??\'s

    Since I put a body lift on mine the bumpers have been lifted. The tow hook are on the bottom of the frame mounted near the ends.
     

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