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Tow Strap Help?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 8t7jimmy, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. 8t7jimmy

    8t7jimmy 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I had to use a couple of tow straps last month to help someone out. I slipped one end of the strap through the loop at the opposite end to link a couple straps together to get the link.

    It all worked well, but i can't get the straps apart now! Does anybody have some suggestions on how to get them apart. I tried to wedge a screwdriver in to pry them apart, but they are incredibly tight.

    Thanks for the Help!

    Ryan
     
  2. ssped

    ssped 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    uh Yah. you are not supposed to do it that way.

    Next time place something in between them like a sweat shirt or something. Try soaking it in water. As it gets wet is will expand slightly and then as it dries it might loosen up.
     
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    I use a stick in between.
     
  4. jekquistk5

    jekquistk5 Weld nekid Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    you might be stuck, but its better then using a clevis. Next time us a stick, or a towel or something that will not hurt if if comes flying towards you.
     

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