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Major tailgate rust??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by kumma, Nov 7, 2000.

  1. kumma

    kumma 1/2 ton status

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    Ok my tailgate hinge is majorly rusted out where it bolts to the frame/floorpan. Right now the tailgate is attached by the right side hinge but the left side is toast. Is there any possibilty that this tailgate could fall off. I will probably repair the floorpan but being as winter is coming and lack of indoor space it will have to wait until spring. Has anyone used the repair panel from j.c. whitney fot the hinge area. Thanks.

    Craig
     
  2. fr8train

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    Ok, it shouldn't fall off the truck and become road debris cause its stll attached by the other mount and support cables. Although it could give way under stress and not close right. Hope this helps


    "Lord have mercy on my next thirty years"
     
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