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Old 05-02-2013, 09:10 AM   #1
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Recovery point/Step idea.

I found these tow brackets off the front of a 03-08 Dodge 2500/3500 4x4. I am not sure if the 2500/3500 4x2 trucks have them since I do not have any of those at the yard. I am planning on bolting them to the rear cross bar on my jeep. The bolt holes in the tow bracket are wide enough to clear the width of the frame rail. I will have to drill 4 holes in the cross bar to mount them. They will serve as a recovery point and also as a step to get into the back of the jeep. Let me know what ya'll think.

























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Old 05-02-2013, 09:13 AM   #2
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Looks pretty sweet to me. Make sure you use some hardened bolts on there. Have you considered welding them on?

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Old 05-02-2013, 09:22 AM   #3
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Looks pretty sweet to me. Make sure you use some hardened bolts on there. Have you considered welding them on?
I'll run grade 8 bolts but I will not weld them on.
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I'd put some frame tie-ins on it if that's the stock crossmember. They are pretty thin metal and I've seen them get pulled right off before. Otherwise, they do look good on there. It's a good idea.
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