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tailgate weight

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by bowhunter95, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Jun 14, 2012 at 8:51 AM
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    bowhunter95

    bowhunter95 [OP] Member

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    question guys. could my tacoma tailgate handle the amount of weight of a honda atv being loaded onto it? i dont want to drive the atv up the ramps onto the the tailgate and find out it wont hold me and the atv.
     
  2. Jun 14, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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    MAXTacoma

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    I've done it with mine and it held me and my 650 Can-Am. I have heard of people bending there tailgates though, not sure how. I would just hurry up and get it done and try and be easy on it.
     
  3. Jun 14, 2012 at 9:03 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    A bunch of threads on this already. 420lbs wet with no issues:

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