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Old 03-22-2014, 04:47 AM
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A few photos of the recovery hook installed.
So the adjustment required for fitting the tow hook requires you to cut out the space required for the hook to come through.

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So the adjustment required for fitting the tow hook requires you to cut out the space required for the hook to come through.
The area the recover points come through the cap should just pull out
You should no av to cut anything
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Comes through the hole after taking out the removable panel from the airdam. No cutting or swearing required.
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

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I hear ya, but in this case the bolts go into encapsulated nuts in the frame. So no option for castle nuts or such. The nordloc are a very elegant solution in this application.
I was going to give a long winded technical explanation but you hit the nail on the head.
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Old 03-25-2014, 11:22 PM
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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Hey Guys!

Sorry I haven't posted in awhile. My wife gave birth to our first child on 20th March (a beautiful little girl) and I'm just now getting back into the swing of things.

It's great to see everyone receiving their products. And it is especially great to hear the positive feedback!

Thanks for noticing the extras we included BobT! I'm big on paying attention to the details, and it's always nice when they're noticed.
Seeing the photos of the points installed is great GMWK2!

It has been very gratifying to see the overwhelmingly positive response to our 'pre-launch' so far. Especially when we've got so many more great things on the way.

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I'll be ordering the sump plate and 2 hooks soon. I'm off to fraser island in a couple weeks (still in the cruiser unfortunately), so I'll order when I get back.
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Hey Guys!

Sorry I haven't posted in awhile. My wife gave birth to our first child on 20th March (a beautiful little girl) and I'm just now getting back into the swing of things.


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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Congrats on your new baby girl.. Hard to believe I was there 7 years ago when our little girl was born. How time passes so quickly..

Now back to the topic, are there any pics of the Chief Recovery Hooks fitted to the MY14 GC.
Do the Hooks and the Point components extend out the same length?
As recommended by a couple of members I want a pair of Hooks, however the minister for finance and domestic affairs is not sure how far they will stick out from the front of the new vehicle and is concerned that they may look like a cheep add on..
Any nice pics to help me sell the idea of a pair of Hooks much appreciated...

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Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

They wont look cheap if you paint them gold.
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They wont look cheap if you paint them gold.
You're a bugger!
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Mine is a MY12 but the hook does not extend much beyond the bumper, maybe a centimeter or two. We tried but you would be hard pressed to bump your leg walking past. My GC is a Laredo so has the black lower air dam, so you really don't notice it. My wife was pretty happy to have the Chief hook - makes her feel more confident that if we get bogged it will be much easier to use than the old stupid JA hook we've had the last couple of years. So it is a wife approved part.
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