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Reinforce tailgate with sheet metal link...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Fabulous, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Mar 14, 2012 at 8:57 AM
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    I remember seeing a while back that someone on here had come up with a pattern with dimensions for a piece of sheetmetal to strengthen the tailgate. It had where to drill holes, and bend the metal that would fit under the stock plastic tailgate piece. I looked around but can't fine it. Anyone know where this thread might be? I have a friend who works at a metal shop and he's going to cut/ drill one out for me.
     
  2. Mar 14, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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  4. Mar 14, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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    Thanks, but that's not the one. The one I seen was to use a flat piece of steel, or aluminum under the plastic protector on the inside of the tailgate. It had where to drill holes for the hex nuts, and where to bend the stock to go around the lip at the top of the tailgate.
     
  5. Mar 14, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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    Anyone...
     
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    Yep, that second one is the one I was looking for. Guess I didn't type in the secret code or something. Thanks bud.
     
  11. Mar 15, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    when searching just make sure and check the box "search titles only" and it helps a lot.

    or go into advanced search, check the box, and select the sections that would apply to the topic you want

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    Im glad I could help:)
     
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