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Hendog 05-13-2011 01:37 AM

Just Got a Rear Tow Hook... Where do I mount it???
 
I purchased the rear tow hook from Quadratec. It looks just like the factory rear tow hook. For the life of me, I can't figure out where to mount it.

Help!

SilverTJMike 05-13-2011 02:11 AM

My stock rear tow hook mounted to the driver side frame rail.

DevilDogDoc 05-13-2011 10:18 AM

http://i899.photobucket.com/albums/a...8/bdb672d4.jpg
Right there. One hole is already there you have to drill the other one. The frame has a slot underneath so you can get the nuts in.

79Scout 05-13-2011 10:27 AM

I just mounted a receiver hitch and had to remove my rear factory hook to do it. I have a 2003 TJ Sport.

My factory hook was mounted to two "existing weldnuts" (only one of them is annotated in the image), and the hitch utilized one of them, and covered the other one. It was mounted to the underside of the frame rail.

Hendog 05-13-2011 04:42 PM

Can it be mounted right to the rear bumper? Or will it rip the bumper off?

DevilDogDoc 05-13-2011 04:46 PM

No you can't yes it will. Buy a recovery bumper with shackles if that's what you want to do.

Hendog 05-13-2011 04:57 PM

Isn't the rear bumper mounted directly to the frame?

DevilDogDoc 05-13-2011 05:21 PM

It is and thats where your hook needs to be. Are you going to go through the bumper to the frame behind it?


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