E90Post
 


Extreme Power House
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Photo/Video/Media Gallery > Creative Rear Tow Hooks



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-27-2012, 08:08 AM   #1
Ant Anthem
Private First Class
 
Ant Anthem's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Queens, NEW YORK

Posts: 155
iTrader: (0)

Creative Rear Tow Hooks

Looking to put a decorative rear tow hook on my white 335i for when I park. Instead of just the stock tow hook that looks like crap. Parking sucks here in NY and instead of using a bumper guard i'd rather put the tow hook.
Anyone have any cool ones?
__________________
Ant Anthem is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 08:58 AM   #2
gtabfknkdnme
5 Star General
 
gtabfknkdnme's Avatar
 
Drives: E90, F30
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: San Antonio

Posts: 2,455
iTrader: (4)

I'd suggest getting a long one because of the way out rear bumpers curve and also the way other cars front bumpers curve (especially with a front license plate mount) they're going to hit your bumper anyway
__________________
gtabfknkdnme is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 09:16 AM   #3
Ant Anthem
Private First Class
 
Ant Anthem's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Queens, NEW YORK

Posts: 155
iTrader: (0)

^ Any links to suggestions?
__________________
Ant Anthem is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 09:56 AM   #4
everlast
Malt'm'n'Salt'm
 
Drives: 2008 328xiT
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Ottawa, ON

Posts: 221
iTrader: (0)

Good idea.. subbed.
everlast is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 10:46 AM   #5
mkv john
Private First Class
 
mkv john's Avatar
 
Drives: 08' 335xi
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Hudson County, NJ

Posts: 198
iTrader: (1)

This is what I did, I bought a tow hook from ECS - a front one though.

I live in Jersey City and was parking on the street for like 2 months when i first bought my car, so i was getting hit twice a week lol.
mkv john is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 01:14 PM   #6
GASP
New Member
 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: NJ

Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)

Theres nothing we can put on the rears just the front, I use one of those bumper guards. They don't look the greatest but for street parking in NY, its a must.
GASP is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 01:17 PM   #7
tofu-
Banned
 
Drives: 335i Jet Black/Coral Red
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: nyc

Posts: 2,858
iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by GASP View Post
Theres nothing we can put on the rears just the front, I use one of those bumper guards. They don't look the greatest but for street parking in NY, its a must.
you don't find that it just grinds whatever dirt is on your bumper into the paint?
tofu- is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 02:02 PM   #8
FrankiE90
Major General
 
FrankiE90's Avatar
 
Drives: Krooked Sk8board
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Pasadena, Ca

Posts: 8,647
iTrader: (11)

Send a message via Skype™ to FrankiE90


or

__________________
FrankiE90 AKA:.[The TANK] *CLICK THE SIG
2011 335 E90 MTECH 6MT KW V3 INJEN Intake Berk 4" DP Vanguard V2 exhaust Procede V5 Stoptech BBK RPI Scoops Karbonwerk CSL Trunk LUX H8 19" BBS LM 18" BBS GT4

Last edited by FrankiE90; 04-27-2012 at 02:13 PM.
FrankiE90 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-27-2012, 05:19 PM   #9
AddictedToBavarian
My other ride is a Bianchi Infinito
 
AddictedToBavarian's Avatar
 
Drives: Miss my E92 but love my E46 M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: North Jersey

Posts: 2,761
iTrader: (2)

So are you doing this to screw the other car over when they hit you? Lol
AddictedToBavarian is offline   Portugal
0
Reply With Quote
      04-30-2012, 01:45 PM   #10
Ant Anthem
Private First Class
 
Ant Anthem's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Queens, NEW YORK

Posts: 155
iTrader: (0)

bump
__________________
Ant Anthem is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-30-2012, 02:23 PM   #11
PINeely
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Drives: 2009 E90 N54
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jackson, MS

Posts: 1,548
iTrader: (0)

What about just finding a long bolt with the same threading as the tow hook?
__________________
PINeely is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-30-2012, 03:39 PM   #12
Eric335
Colonel
 
Eric335's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 E92 SG 335i 6MT
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: SW Florida

Posts: 2,492
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 BMW 335i  [3.83]
Quote:
Originally Posted by PINeely View Post
What about just finding a long bolt with the same threading as the tow hook?
and then putting a stop sign on it? I like that the best...
__________________
Eric335 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      04-30-2012, 05:15 PM   #13
mastermayhm
Brigadier General
 
mastermayhm's Avatar
 
Drives: n54 e90 LCI 6MT
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: INPLS, IN

Posts: 4,210
iTrader: (12)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Eric335 View Post
and then putting a stop sign on it? I like that the best...
love....ill be waiting to see pics of this hahaha
__________________

N54 LCI xDrive 6MT MSport || P Mods: KW V1, JB4 G5, BMS flash, UUC SSK, VRSF DP...
Mayhm's Build Thread
mastermayhm is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:38 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST