Tailgate pics

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Jacob's Yardworks LLC, May 30, 2006.

  1. Jacob's Yardworks LLC

    Jacob's Yardworks LLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 113

    Anyone ever done this? Accidently left the tailgate down and went to turn and crushed it on the jack. Bent the whole thing as you can see in the second better picture. Lol it really sucks and costs about 450 bucks for a new tailgate.


  2. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,447

    been there done that. you only do it once though :dizzy:
  3. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    ouchhhh, thats really gotta suck
  4. ripple

    ripple LawnSite Member
    Messages: 205

    Worse is when you are hauling a gooseneck trailer and forget to put the tailgate DOWN and then try to drive off!
  5. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    didnt do that but on my 03 i backed into a cvs plowing it this winter with a salt spreader and it looks just as bad
  6. Ron's Lawncare

    Ron's Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    you should see what a dump insert tailgate does to an enclosed trailer....:hammerhead: i've only done that once....
  7. meathead1134

    meathead1134 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 637

    check out car-part.com for a tailgate. I've ordered numerous parts from there. I needed a turn signal/ hazard light switch for my truck. $225.00 brand new. I got it from a bone yard somewhere off that site for $10.00. I would really check out car-part.com for what ever part you need just my .02
  8. TriplePLandscaping

    TriplePLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 166

    ALMOST done that about 3 times...
  9. Lynch Landscaping

    Lynch Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 218

    That sucks, so many people I know do it all of the time.
  10. DJ Contracting

    DJ Contracting LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 487

    Yup only not as bad as you did it.

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