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How To Properly Use a Tow Strap

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About Tow Straps, Hooks and Cables
How To Properly Use a Tow Strap
A tow strap can be very useful in getting you out of a fix. If you get stuck, a tow strap (or cable) can be the saving grace that takes you 10 feet to solid ground. If your car breaks down, it might be safe to use a tow strap to get the car to a safer place so you can have it towed or make a repair. Used correctly, a tow strap (basically a strong nylon strap with hooks on each end) can be a life saver. Used incorrectly and you can cause damage to your car, and maybe even worse.

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