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Tailgate fell off!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by trdracing5, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. Oct 28, 2010 at 6:14 AM
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    trdracing5

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    I just went to open my tailgate and it fell off on one side. One of the bolts came right out.
    Does anyone know the bolt size for the tailgate so I can try and get another bolt? I have a 1995 Tacoma 4X4.
     
  2. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:03 AM
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    Got photos of the parts in question??
     
  3. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:13 AM
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  5. Oct 28, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    After locating the original tailgate bolt it appears that over time the threads at the tip of the bolt wore away.
    I went to the auto parts store and got a M10X1.25 X30mm bolt. It looked like the same size as the original. I screwed it in and it seems to be working.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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