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Old 11-10-2013, 03:01 AM
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

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We haven't performed any test fitting on vehicles with the Jeep Nudge Bar installed yet. If the Jeep Nudge Bar uses the tow hook mounting points, there could be a conflict. I'll see if I can find someone in my area with a nudge bar installed so I can have a look. If you have the installation instructions, and you're willing to send me a copy, send me a PM and I'll have a look at them.

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Old 11-10-2013, 05:09 AM
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They stick out through the holes in the air dam so you can easily attach recovery gear, but they do not stick out past the furthest edge of the bumper.

Here are a few photos of the WK2 Recovery Hooks & WK2 Recovery Points installed.

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One could knee-cap a few roos with this. I expect it would scare the crap out of the regulators in Europe, bless their little hearts. Anyway, it would be a lot easier on pedestrians than a bull-bar.
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

They look really good, I'd be interested to see them on a MY2014....
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Old 11-11-2013, 08:19 AM
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They look really good, I'd be interested to see them on a MY2014....
Me too, preferably my my14
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Old 11-11-2013, 09:31 PM
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

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Bill Nudgebar instructions and photos as requested.

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Hi Adrian,

Unfortunately it looks like the Jeep Nudge Bar mounts in the same mounting holes we use, so it looks like our hooks are not compatible.

On the positive side, it looks like the mounting brackets for the Jeep Nudge Bar are very similar to the Jeep Australia recovery hook. I can't say for sure, but it looks like you could bolt 2 of the Jeep Australia recovery hooks to the inside of your mounting brackets. You would only need the hooks, you already have the mounting hardware required.

On the other hand, after looking at the Jeep Nudge Bar, we've decided if there was enough demand, we might release a Nudge Bar.

Hope that helps.

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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

A nudge bar with integrated hooks and bash plate might be a winner. Matt black like the rock sliders.....
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Not to take away from Bills fantastic work, but Uneek 4x4 do a nudge bar at with integrated recovery hooks.
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Old 11-12-2013, 07:08 AM
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Not to take away from Bills fantastic work, but Uneek 4x4 do a nudge bar at with integrated recovery hooks.
Yes but the hooks are not rated, at least, not yet. I asked them.
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

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Hi Adrian,

Unfortunately it looks like the Jeep Nudge Bar mounts in the same mounting holes we use, so it looks like our hooks are not compatible.

On the positive side, it looks like the mounting brackets for the Jeep Nudge Bar are very similar to the Jeep Australia recovery hook. I can't say for sure, but it looks like you could bolt 2 of the Jeep Australia recovery hooks to the inside of your mounting brackets. You would only need the hooks, you already have the mounting hardware required.

On the other hand, after looking at the Jeep Nudge Bar, we've decided if there was enough demand, we might release a Nudge Bar.

Hope that helps.

Cheers,
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Bill.

Yes they are similar to the CJD Oz design brackets, but are extended to accommodate the nudge bar.

Happy to offer my JGC as a test pig to see if your hook/eyes will "fit" the brackets as the max loading for both items is the same.

Needless to say I will not be putting 4500 kgs on them just to find out.

I say this as the original Jeep hooks (no longer available in Oz) also use the same 90 degree change to orientation with the nudge bar brackets fitted.

Please advise if this may be possible.

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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

adriwood, can you please post a pic of your car with full view of the nudge bar.
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adriwood, can you please post a pic of your car with full view of the nudge bar.
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As requested.

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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Thanks, what Nudge bar is that?
The official Mopar one?
https://www.mopar.com.au/Pages/Store...ils.aspx?D=138
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