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Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

My 2011 Overland didn't come with front tow hooks... While my Jeep isn't going to be seeing a lot of offroad I know the handyness of having front tow points.

I was going to buy the mopar hooks but they are pretty pricy here in Canada.. A front hitch is cheaper and maybe has some more advantages..

Here are my thoughts on the pro/cons of the front hitch over hooks.

Pro:
Could hook up a small plow
Easily move around my toys and trailers
Moves the tow point to the center
I have a winch in storage so I could get a portable mount


Cons:
Slightly hard install and requires trimming of the front trim
Hangs low
Can't setup directional pulls (as easy)
Adds a bit more front end protection


The only big disadvantage I can find is it hangs low

Picture of the setup: https://www.curtmfg.com/masterlibrar..._31033_INS.PDF

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Old 01-27-2015, 01:20 PM
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Re: Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

I have another con to add to the list.

- It makes the front of your Jeep look horrible!!


Just my opinion. Go with the tow hooks man you'll be happy you did. What kind of prices are you seeing in Canada?

Looks like $162 with free shipping.
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Re: Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

Go with the tow hooks, looks much better.
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Re: Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...d=271407828023
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Re: Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

I'm looking at installing on my 2011 JGC.
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Re: Tow Hooks or Front Hitch

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That's a great price. Especially with free shipping.
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That's a great price. Especially with free shipping.
$120 extra for me since I'm in Canada.. shipping and import fees..
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