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Old 12-15-2007, 09:37 PM   #31
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I bet it is a pain to find some standard bolts in Germany!!
Nope, pick up the phone, have 'em shipped over from Milwaukee! 2 weeks and $50 shipping later, there you go, right as rain! Unless of course, you ordered the wrong size, or you wind up one short...

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Old 12-17-2007, 07:21 PM   #32
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btw. here you can see what can happen with a small 15.000 lbs (7 ton) recovery strap. i don´t want to think what would happen if the metal hook flies around with the rope.


i prefer elastic 30.000 lbs recovery straps.

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Is a strap as important to have when you have a winch??
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with a strap and another offroader i´m out of a mudhole in 1-2 minutes. with a winch it needs much longer.
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Sorry if i'm dumb on the issue. Do you basicly only use a strap to pull out of mud??
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when i´m in the mud with some other jeepers we use to pull us out with a strap because that´s faster than a winch.
i always attach a strap to the front tow hook and put the other end through the passenger side window. and another strap comes on the rear tow hook and through the rear softtop window. on that way i can throw the strap to my friend who is outside the mudhole without leaving my TJ.
i use two elastic 40 feet 30.000 lbs straps for that.

when i´m stuck in sand i often use the winch. in sand my clothes can´t get dirty like in mud...

i use non-elastic straps only to extend the winch line.
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Old 12-17-2007, 08:59 PM   #37
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nico whoever broke that strap is stupid waht wea have been saying is that you will be fine as long as youj dont jerk, that guys clearly jerked that, like at leasst a five foot head start before he started pulling!
thats jsut dumb!
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Old 12-17-2007, 09:39 PM   #38
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that was an elastic strap that extends 25%. it´s made for towing like that.
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ok so let me get this straight... I am welding a new bumper on my jeep with weld through shakel points... what size (rating) should I have and what size tow rope for recovery will I need to be safe?

I dont want to be cheep on this one....
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OK NEWB QUESTION!!!!!!!! Whats a "tree saver"
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It's a strap you wrap around the trunk of a tree so you can winch off of it without hurting the tree.
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ok so let me get this straight... I am welding a new bumper on my jeep with weld through shakel points... what size (rating) should I have and what size tow rope for recovery will I need to be safe?

I dont want to be cheep on this one....
You don't want a TOW rope, you want a RECOVERY strap. There's a difference. Tow ropes don't stretch, recovery straps do.

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OK NEWB QUESTION!!!!!!!! Whats a "tree saver"
It's a small strap that goes around a tree instead of a winch cable going around a tree. The winch cable attaches to the tree saver so the tree doesn't get damaged from the winch cable.
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You don't want a TOW rope, you want a RECOVERY strap. There's a difference. Tow ropes don't stretch, recovery straps do.


It's a small strap that goes around a tree instead of a winch cable going around a tree. The winch cable attaches to the tree saver so the tree doesn't get damaged from the winch cable.
Ok so what size/strength recovery strap do I need? And what size d-rings?
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Ok so what size/strength recovery strap do I need? And what size d-rings?
Read through the thread you just posted to

From what I've gathered...absolute minimum = twice the load you are recovering.

So if you're recovering a 4,000 lb vehicle, you want a tow strap rated at MINIMUM 8,000 lbs...preferably higher.
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Read through the thread you just posted to

From what I've gathered...absolute minimum = twice the load you are recovering.

So if you're recovering a 4,000 lb vehicle, you want a tow strap rated at MINIMUM 8,000 lbs...preferably higher.
I got the x2 the weight of what you are working with but with my 99 TJ 4cyl. what would be a good idea to have when offroading with other tj, yj's?

Also what the hell does my TJ weigh... I have no idea!
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