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Tow "recovery" hooks

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Chaosx4, Apr 4, 2016.

  1. Apr 4, 2016 at 4:14 AM
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    Chaosx4

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    Hey guys, I have a quick tech question that I am hoping you can help with. I am planning on powdercoating my front row hooks off my 16 SR5 to match the TRD red from my sway bar and the TRD red stitch in my seats. My question is, what should I torque the bolts to when reinstalling the tow hooks on the front? I couldn't find any info in the manual or online. Thanks for the help in advance!

    Also, if any one knows the paint code for TRD red that would be helpful.
     
  2. Apr 4, 2016 at 6:36 AM
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    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    I just recently installed the TRD sway bar on my Radiant Red 2015 and noticed that the TRD sway bar matched my truck color exactly. The Radiant Red color code is 3L5. I spray painted the tow hooks on my truck with some high temperature spray paint I found at my local Auto Zone. You have to bake (cure) the paint after it dries. I used my Weber gas grill and fashioned some hooks to hang the painted tow hooks from while it baked. The paint color isn't an exact match to the Radiant Red but it was a lot cheaper than having them painted to match. Plus, the high temperature paint is tough stuff.
     
  3. Apr 4, 2016 at 6:37 AM
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    Thanks
     
  4. Apr 4, 2016 at 8:50 AM
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    +2 for the high temp red. Did the same for my 2016.
     
  5. Apr 4, 2016 at 9:15 AM
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    My hillbilly torque wrench only has 3 settings. Pretty tight, Damn tight, Damned frackin' tight. I torqued mine to the third setting.

    Seriously, I think 65 is the expected torque.
     
  6. Apr 4, 2016 at 10:21 AM
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    Haha, thanks for this. My wrench had a fourth setting; bolt stripping tight. As a wanna be mechanic, I am frequently torquing mine to the fourth setting.
     
  7. Apr 4, 2016 at 10:47 AM
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    Grandpa always said... Tights tight to tight is loose again....
     
  8. Apr 4, 2016 at 12:38 PM
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    Torque is 43ft lbs for 14+ tundras. I downloaded the installation instructions for trdsparks.com.
     
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