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Old 07-22-2013, 11:56 PM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

NOICE Let us know how you go with grip, noise and wear Mate, Impressed with the offsets
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:18 AM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

Alright, finally got my second recovery hook sorted.




Old 'tow eye' bracket removed



New bracket and hook installed





Two hooks



Straps attached. I can now be recovered safely!

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Old 07-23-2013, 01:22 AM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

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Alright, finally got my second recovery hook sorted.
Very nice.

I take it that this is a RHS modified / welded to fit the LHS?
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:31 AM
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Yep, bought a hook and bracket off eBay. Hook stayed the same (just upside down) and a new bracket made up using the bought one as a reference.


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Old 07-23-2013, 03:59 AM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

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NOICE Let us know how you go with grip, noise and wear Mate, Impressed with the offsets
Ride quality is better and road noise is noticeably less than the poxy Kumhos that were OE 29000km and they are down to the warning strips. The new tyres are only NZ$250 each and the tyre shop bloke said I should easily get 50,000km from them.

The alloys came with blank centres and had the centre boss machined to get the + 20p offset and the stud pattern (127x5) drilled. Very happy with the result.

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Old 07-23-2013, 05:29 AM
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Studgun. Looks great. Do you have the specs on the adapter plate?
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:43 AM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

No specs. Just gave the standard bracket to a bloke I know from work, and he measured it and made up the opposite. Fitted it up today to make sure it was all good, but I need to take it off again and paint it otherwise it's going to rust.

I still have the original bracket if anyone wants one to work with. You'll have to come up with your own hook though.
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:34 AM
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Painted the bracket and it looks just like a bought one. Made a last minute decision to follow the suit of the Trailhawk and ARB's new line of recovery points and make my hooks red.



On night shift now so I'll get it all fitted up again in the morning. Getting good at putting them on now.

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Old 07-24-2013, 05:44 PM
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Old 07-24-2013, 09:57 PM
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:14 AM
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Wow! Now for some ambient LED lighting behind the hooks... to help find them in the dark of course.
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:36 AM
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look like missile warheads hiding behind there. Nice Mod Studgun
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