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The original! Relentless fab tailgate reinforcements

Discussion in 'Relentless Fabrication' started by RelentlessFab, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. Apr 7, 2017 at 4:51 PM
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    47driver

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    Bought one to load atv without destroying the tail gate. Gives a much more solid feel and not worried about folding the gate in half.
     
  2. Apr 17, 2017 at 12:32 PM
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    skkzhg

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    Steel vs. aluminum

    Which material do you guys prefer? Is there any issue with either material if I plan to re-install the OEM plastic cover over top of either? Thank you!
     
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  3. Apr 17, 2017 at 12:35 PM
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    scocar

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    Depends how you intend to use it. If you are loading ATVs or using it for work with heavy objects, you might want steel. I got aluminum, and found that although the lighter option, adds a significant amount of weight to the gate when it swings down.

    I reinstalled the OEM cover no prob.
     
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  4. Apr 17, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    After I clicked "Post Reply" I realized I should probably clarify. Mostly light duty, normal truck stuff. It's my DD but I don't want to worry about stepping up on the gate (220 lbs) or loading a small (250cc) 4 wheeler or hauling a load of firewood.

    Thanks!
     
  5. Apr 17, 2017 at 12:44 PM
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    scocar

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    I wouldn't worry about stepping on an aluminum one while the truck is parked, but you should probably get a good idea of weight from your ATV, especially if one axle is riding on the gate as you drive. Dynamic loading (bouncing down the road to your favorite ATV spot) can be a bitch. I'd search this thread for ATV or motorcycle or bike to see what other might share form their experiences.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2017 at 10:01 AM
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    At The Helm

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    I like the aluminum version as I use my truck as a work truck so scratches are inevitable. The AL won't rust and is plenty strong imo... lots of heavy steel has been dragged across it and I even had a forklift operator accidentally rest his forks on it with probably 600-700 lbs of pressure.
    When I want to 'freshen' it up I just squirt some new paint on it and good to go :thumbsup:

    IMG_1013.jpg
     
  7. Apr 19, 2017 at 8:12 AM
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    I got the aluminum version. The heaviest thing I load on it every now and then is a motorcycle. I'm honestly glad I didn't get the steel version because the aluminum one is heavy enough. I can't imagine how much heavier the steel would be. I added an EZ Down tailgate strut to help with the load.

    I also just recently took the OEM plastic cover off because I wanted a flat surface to set stuff on. I love the look of it.
     
  8. May 18, 2017 at 6:43 PM
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    Drainbung

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    Just got my aluminum one today. I'm impressed with the bombproof packaging, hope to get it installed this weekend. Not the greatest picture with the sun glare.

     
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  9. Jun 20, 2017 at 10:40 AM
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    Wow, I take it our 2nd gen stock tailgate cables are plenty strong enough to support my weight(200lb) and my 375lb ADV bike during loading and unloading then?
     
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  10. Jun 20, 2017 at 1:23 PM
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    I'd imagine it would be fine :thumbsup:
     
  11. Jul 5, 2017 at 11:03 AM
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    Do you have in stock the aluminum in matte black in stock?
     
  12. Jul 6, 2017 at 11:41 AM
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  13. Jul 6, 2017 at 2:33 PM
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    Yes looks like I have a couple on the floor currently
     
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  14. Jul 24, 2017 at 8:11 PM
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    What's the best way to contact you? I would like to order this but use my own shipping label since I get a discount through work.
     
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  15. Jul 24, 2017 at 8:18 PM
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    RelentlessFab [OP] Eric @Relentless Fab Vendor

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    Sorry we do not offer that option. Our rates account for additional things such as packaging materials
     
  16. Jul 24, 2017 at 8:33 PM
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    What's the shipping cost to 92596?

    If need be, I don't mind paying a "handling" fee. I'm in the logistics industry so I understand that shipping materials and labor are not cheap.

    Shoot me an email if we can work something out!
    Rich@agatools.com
     
  17. Oct 10, 2017 at 10:57 PM
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    Are these still on back order? Looking to order one asap
     
  18. Oct 11, 2017 at 6:02 AM
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    I know we have quite a few on hand right now.... But to double check on the specific option you are looking for it's best to call or email us. Thanks
     
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  19. Oct 28, 2017 at 12:39 AM
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    Is there a TW discount?
     
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  20. Apr 6, 2018 at 3:31 PM
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    @RelentlessFab Yes please, is there?

    Also what do you have in stock right now? About to install a GFC and this would really tie it all together nicely...
     
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