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Tailgate TSB got denied

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Zac808, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Zac808

    Zac808 [OP] Custom User Title

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    I took my 08 truck in yesterday for the tailgate TSB pre-inspection. The service manager said that there were no signs of cracks or bending so he could not authorize it. I thought the tailgate TSB was also preventative. Oh well, I told him, "l'll be back in a couple days with a bent tailgate." Any ideas:D.
     
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    put a couple of hundred pounds of concrete bags on the center of the tailgate lol
     
  3. moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    jump up and down on it
     
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    Brunes abides. Thor

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    Just use the truck and if it breaks it breaks??
     
  5. NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Well-Known Member

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    I thought the 08's had the upgraded tailgate already?:notsure:
     
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    Only the last half of production
     
  7. AlexForbesR6

    AlexForbesR6 My R6 Eats Me

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    jackasses...i hate it when they say stuff like that...if your tailgate bends your obviously using it and you dont have time at that moment to get it fixed...much better to get it sorted before the problem occurs...oh well
     
  8. wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    From what date on?
     
  9. rhoppas

    rhoppas Land of Oz

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    The tailgate TSB has never been "preventative". It fixes a bent tailgate.
     
  10. mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Mine's never bent and I hope it never does. I'm gonna be pissed if it does now that I'm out of warranty.

    I need to do that reinforcement DIY....
     
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    Why fix something that isn't broken? Use it and abuse it for a while. It's only an 08 so if you want a new one just wait a bit before the warranty is up and then do some bending.
     
  12. Zac808

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    That's funny you say that. It's actually got a couple pretty bad dents.
     
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    ^ It's not for dents. It's for the tailgate "sagging" From putting somthing heavy on the, like a dirtbike
     
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    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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    Hit him over the head with it. That oughta do it. :p
     
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    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Stop being logical. You know that doesn't work around here.
     
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    The easiest way I found to bend it is stand on the tailgate facing away with your heels on the edge. Jump up and down on one foot in the middle and it will bend like a freaging paperclip.
     
  18. Zac808

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    Ummmm, I'm trying to replace it because of the dents. And I figure I'll use the TSB instead of buying one.:D
     
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    What years do this TSB cover? Mine is bowed on the top middle. My tonneau has rubbed the paint off.

    James
     
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    I know it does cover '07 so call your dealer.
     
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