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Tow hooks

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Pookster, Mar 28, 2001.

  1. Pookster

    Pookster 1/2 ton status

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    I bought some after market tow hooks for my 87 K5; but the tow hooks come with two holes, and on the bottom of the k5, I only see one hole. I dont know if I should be drilling another hole, or just bolt one in and let it be. What do you guys think?
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Drill the extra hole.

    Mike [​IMG]
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  3. UseYourBlinker

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    "Better safe than sorry" who said that?

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  4. LittleJimmy

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    I would drill the hole too.
     
  5. Bone85K5

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  6. HarryH3

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    Yep, a set of factory tow hooks from a junkyard will bolt right into place. Think I paid about $5 for mine, bolts and all. [​IMG]

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  7. BlazerGuy

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    I drilled the other hole and it's plenty strong. I can take pics if you like......

    Murphy's Laws on Life :
    "It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object to realize you are in a hurry."
     
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  9. freeforever

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    Drill another hole...I had to do it...it's gives your hooks alot more ground to hold onto.

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