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Old 04-18-2000, 08:07 PM
GMC85MAN GMC85MAN is offline
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Anyone out there fixed tailgate before? I recently broke one of the latches that locks on mine. It seems the only way to get to the internal components is to unweld the thing...then what get another from a scrap tard and do the same for the internal parts? Seems like it would work...anyone out there done this or have other ideas or places to get the parts?
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Old 04-18-2000, 09:09 PM
MTCK MTCK is offline
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Sounds like a lot of work. Maybe just get a whole gate from the junk yard? Shouldn't be too hard to find, as long as you live somewhere that rust isn't too much of a problem.
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Old 04-18-2000, 09:49 PM
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hey gmc man .... ck your e-mail
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Old 04-19-2000, 06:19 PM
yortengel yortengel is offline
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There pretty easy to work on. Just on bolt the latch. undo the pull rod from the center handle and pull it out. EASY
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Old 04-23-2000, 02:02 AM
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I actually have a page showing all the parts of a tailgate. i cut up a rusty spare I had, just to make the page. <br>:-)<br>~Chuck<p>----------<br>Chuck's Chevy Truck Pages - Snowplowing Central<br>http://www.chuckschevytruckpages.com/snowplowingcentral.html
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