VC VF tow hooks?

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VC VF tow hooks?

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I have a set of tow hooks that I took off of a 39 dodge 1 1/2 ton. They are real similar to standard dodge 1/2 ton hooks except the bottom side is not completely flat. The front inch or so is about 1/8-3/16 inch indented to sit on top of the bumper if I remember right.
The reason I bring this up is I am wondering if they might fit a VC or VF truck? I dont know. They are rather pitted, but I blasted and primed them for now. I cant read the numbers on them.
Anybody know?
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Re: VC VF tow hooks?

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Standard non-winch hooks.

I've only ever seen two type, the winch type where the base if flat, and the non-winch type where it has a step to go over the bumper edge.

I know the parts list shows several numbers, but all the VCs i've had or seen just came with the standard hooks.

Anyone have any different examples?
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Re: VC VF tow hooks?

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I'm guessing you got that backwards? My non winch has flat bottomed hooks and all my non winch trucks have the same. I dont have a winch model to look at.
Guess they are nothing too out of the ordinary.
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Could be just old age :D

I'm sue I put flat bottomed hooks onto winch trucks, but no matter,

Don't think I've ever seen another variety.
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if you check Bart's VF404 restoration, you will see the proper type for them installed...I am currently looking for a set for the VF405 being restored.
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Re: VC VF tow hooks?

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I tossed them on ebay and they sold to Italy. I was finally able to read the numbers and they were correct for some of the VC trucks.