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Old 01-22-2018, 03:22 PM   #19
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Re: New replica tow hooks!

Ok - you both qualify --- how much stonger in each way? 100% stonger? I just like numbers.

There is a guy on another thread trying/going to cut/make a pair of hooks from probably 1 " plate steel. Then grind a rounded look like oem. That is tough stuff. He could surface treat them if he can get them hot enough. Wonder how they would compare to forged heat treated.... 50%? 75%? Dunno

I know the forged heat treated steel is better. GM will not even give ratings on their hooks.
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