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Old 03-03-2011, 11:49 AM   #1
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Smittybuilt Tube bumper tow hook options

I have a front Smittybuilt tube bumper W/hoop on a 05 TJ X. Anyone running this? If so what are you doing for a tow option in the front?

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Old 03-03-2011, 02:36 PM   #2
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Bump....If I did get the tow hooks on top the bumper mounts they would be behind the hoop. Not sure what to do.....

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Old 03-03-2011, 06:52 PM   #3
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I know I'm a newb but no comments? really???
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:55 PM   #4
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I don't have that, but did it not come with recovery points on it? Like D rings?
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:00 PM   #5
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I have my tow hooks mounted in the bottom.... I dont have your bumper but same issue. I havent had to use them though so im not sure. other option are weld etc.
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It's a tube bumper so there are no D rings or recovery point that I can see. I did plan on ordering A rear bumper with D rings since that one is stock. Do you think it's a requirement for front and back recovery points? I can see myself stuck or something where I can only be pulled from the front.
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Do you think it's a requirement for front and back recovery points? I can see myself stuck or something where I can only be pulled from the front.
I would definitely advise it... Better to be safe than sorry. The more strong recovery points the better
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:06 PM   #8
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I use my hitch in rear, haha, and front you can always run a strap through the hollow part of front of frame where you bolt on. not sure about how good of an idea this is... haha

you could also run and "I" or "Eye" hole bolt up through the bottom, if they make one heavy duty enough to use as a recovery point. hmmm
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:35 AM   #9
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I like the Idea of attaching hooks to the bottom. I guess they would be more prone to slip off but that"s what I'm going to do. Thanks for the advice.

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