I like the hoist ring idea and thought of that, but too much money. I think I'm liking the wire rope clamp idea the most, as I can eliminate the threaded link which is a weak point in the system. I did find some that were forged and not malleable. Not sure if that part applies to the u-bolt section and it it would even matter?
5/16" chain, grade 70 is the size I'll probably use as it will work well with some gated hooks I found for the vehicle side. Maybe I'm just completely over thinking this and should just bolt the chain on with a grade 8 and big washer? I have a tendency to do that sometimes.
Threaded link I don't want to use if possible.
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"80 series, with a fridge"
1976 FJ40, Project with little progress.
2004 Starcraft 10RT