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    I have a Nissan 2.4 4x4 and want to know where is the best place to put a recovery point in at the back?

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    bolt to your chassis with at least 2 m10 HT bolts
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    If there is no other place to fit recovery points i would consider fitting a tow ball with a pin ,looked at one today at autozone for R420.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabobi View Post
    If there is no other place to fit recovery points i would consider fitting a tow ball with a pin ,looked at one today at autozone for R420.
    NNNNNNOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!! its a towbar not a recovery bar!!
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    Look at previous posts, tow bar is for PULLING. The one with the pin , yes much safer but remember but its still a tow/bar for pulling. Might be a problem with a heavy snatch.


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    I guarantee anyone, I will bend the towbar in a decent recovery, maybe not this moffie toyota pull pull play play but a decent jerk and its gone
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    Herman on my last trok i pulled heavy vehicle with a big jolt in sand and my BOSAL tubed tow bar bowed but lucky the tow ball was still attatched but you could see where the bolts were starting to penetrate through the tubing. I will never recover with tow bar of any kind but only pull gently. I cant speak the same for others.


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    Herman When i had my hardbody i had the same question, and looked at various options till a friend off mine helped me with a plasma cutter. We simply took the original towbar fitted from the factory and cut a 20mm hole on both sides just before the stright bottom section turns up, 15mm from the bottom. I had done a few recovery's from these with no signs of dammadge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aries66 View Post
    Herman When i had my hardbody i had the same question, and looked at various options till a friend off mine helped me with a plasma cutter. We simply took the original towbar fitted from the factory and cut a 20mm hole on both sides just before the stright bottom section turns up, 15mm from the bottom. I had done a few recovery's from these with no signs of dammadge.
    Tow bar is not a recognised recovery point . You must bear in mind it is also welded to brackets which are bolted to you chassey. But if you could somehow bolt on a hook to the place where the towbar is fix to the vehicle that should be ok....Thats just my opinion


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    THank you for all your feedback. I have been using the Tow Bar and yes it is starting to bent. Will look at installing a point on the chassey.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aries66 View Post
    Herman When i had my hardbody i had the same question, and looked at various options till a friend off mine helped me with a plasma cutter. We simply took the original towbar fitted from the factory and cut a 20mm hole on both sides just before the stright bottom section turns up, 15mm from the bottom. I had done a few recovery's from these with no signs of dammadge.
    Welkom Arries,

    Dit is fine, moet net nie in die middel van n towbar haak nie.
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