They are not available for the moment but I contacted Ken and he will ship my order as soon as they are back in stock. That is good service!All Bolt On Hooks and Clevis Mounts are now Zinc Chromate plated, just like the Grade #8 hardware supplied, and most of the hardware used on your machine. This new process lets you install them without the need to paint them if you choose, the pleasing gold color will match any machine!
You had the original un-plated hooks I think?I roughed mine up, cleaned with thinner and let completely dry, then sprayed them with primer, and then painted them with the JD green aerosol I got from my dealer. This was about two years ago and the paint has not come off the hooks yet, and they are well used. I have the HD bucket that has a gap between the top and bottom plates. I cut some metal shims to insert so when I torqued down the hooks the top plate wouldn't compress and distort. Everything is sealed with GE clear Silicon for waterproofing.