HOW TO REPAIR A TOW ROPE

HOW TO REPAIR A TOW ROPEUsing a tow rope to pull another vehicle can damage or even completely cut the line in two. Here is a simple method to repair the line so that it can be used again.

Steps

Inspect the rope for damage or wear.

Cut away the damaged area by cutting the rope in two.

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Cut away the frayed end of the usable rope.

Scrunch the rope on the damaged piece.

Pull out the end of the rope from inside this damaged piece.

Remove the hook.

Use duct tape to taper the end of the line that is usable.

Loop tapered end through the eye of the hook.

Scrunch the end of the rope leaving about six inches of rope.

Use your thumb to separate the braids to make an opening in the rope.

Insert the tapered end of rope inside the opening.

Once the rope is completely inside itself, pull the rope and the hook to tighten.

Repair is now complete.