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anybody know where to mount the front mopar tow hooks?
 

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Isn't the front of the frame on the 2WD the same as the 4WD? They bolt to the front crossmember and the frame horns where the bumper bolts up. Shouldn't be any different.
 

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do u have to do any drilling
 

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We found holes in the crossmember that is parallel with the bumper. Only problem is that this crossmember is very weak. it would bend with us just pulling on it. where the bumper bolts in, the bumper brackets are in the way and would have to be cut to clear the bolts. Rawkon, maybe i should pull my truck into my shop next time and we'll compare.
 

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im pretty sure your frame is a bit different from mine yours being a 2500 and mine a 1500,
but theres only one way to find out.
 

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You only have to drill one 1/2" dia hole for each hook in the the crossmember. Yes it can be bent if you pull on it, but the main support is at the frame horn where the bracket mounts with the bumper mounting bolts. There are 3 bolts on the crossmember on each side to help stiffen up the front end and stop any twisting of the hook and bracket when pulling on the hook.

I have pulled very hard on on my tow hooks, even used my hi-lift on them to change a tire, without any problems.
 

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sweet thanks man

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ok we looked at the hook system again last night and found nothing. my cross beam compared the hawiiluver's is waaaay different his is a lot more sturdy and bigger. prolly cause his is a 2500.
 
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