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Re: WK2 Front Tow Hook Installation (pic heavy)

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Did you have to pop out/cut/discard a spacer hole on the lower dam where the new hooks will go?
Yes, there are two square pop out plastic grills on either side of the lower fascia that the tow hooks otherwise fill.
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Considering ordering some tow hooks and having them chromed....I want them to look like this:
I'm hoping by next Spring/Summer they will be available in chrome and then I'll do the install myself when the weather permits.
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Anyone know if the adaptive cruise control sensor has a plug to facilitate removal of the lower air dam for offroading??
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Anyone know if the adaptive cruise control sensor has a plug to facilitate removal of the lower air dam for offroading??
I'm not sure what you mean. The adaptive cruise sensor is not located on the lower fascia. If you pull that fascia, the adaptive cruise sensor stays on the vehicle. Now, the owner's manual DOES tell you how to remove the sensor- if you pull the fascia, that sensor is out there by it's lonesome and likely to get busted, so it would be wise to remove it as well.
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Re: WK2 Front Tow Hook Installation (pic heavy)

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Did you have to pop out/cut/discard a spacer hole on the lower dam where the new hooks will go?
Yes. One of the spacer holes/knockouts is visible in the second pic. Note the plastic plug type clip on the removed fascia; the spacer was a bit larger than I had anticipated, but it came off quite easily.
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I'm not sure what you mean. The adaptive cruise sensor is not located on the lower fascia. If you pull that fascia, the adaptive cruise sensor stays on the vehicle. Now, the owner's manual DOES tell you how to remove the sensor- if you pull the fascia, that sensor is out there by it's lonesome and likely to get busted, so it would be wise to remove it as well.
I was under the impression that the sensor was mounted in the lower air dam.
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I was under the impression that the sensor was mounted in the lower air dam.
It's in an opening in the lower air dam, but bolted to the vehicle frame, not the air dam. Removal procedures for the radar sensor are on page 182-183 of the owner's manual (you can download it from Jeep themselves).
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I'm hoping by next Spring/Summer they will be available in chrome and then I'll do the install myself when the weather permits.
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Re: WK2 Front Tow Hook Installation (pic heavy)

on the subject of wk2 bumper. does anyone know of a step by step bumper removal instructions for the 2011 grand cherokee? "bumper removal instructions for dummies" thx.
i gotta install speakers for a siren. thanks
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Ok. I just don't want to mess my baby up so I'm asking a dumb question. Anyone figured out how to get those rivot push pins out without damaging anything? this is a link to buy one, anyone know how to get this out without damage?

http://www.4wd.com/productdetails.aspx?partID=61777
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Ok. I just don't want to mess my baby up so I'm asking a dumb question. Anyone figured out how to get those rivot push pins out without damaging anything? this is a link to buy one, anyone know how to get this out without damage?

http://www.4wd.com/productdetails.aspx?partID=61777
Stick a smaller flathead screwdriver under the center section. Pry it up and pull it out about a half inch or so. Then you can remove the entire thing.

They're a LOT harder to wreck than you'd think.
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Stick a smaller flathead screwdriver under the center section. Pry it up and pull it out about a half inch or so. Then you can remove the entire thing.

They're a LOT harder to wreck than you'd think.

Awesome. Thanks so much. I was trying to grip one side of the inner section with needle nose pliers, but didn't seem like the way to go. Can't wait to get some pictures up for eveyone! I love this car!
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