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Tailgate mods

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by TheGeneral, May 5, 2002.

  1. TheGeneral

    TheGeneral 1/2 ton status

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    Currently have STC (kayline) Fastrac top and old power window tailgate (took out window and power mech) now wondering if anyone has ditched old gate and made new one. I was thinking of a bar across the top for the Fastrac and then either barn doors and a shorter tailgate that only has one wall and made out of aluminum or light guage steel. Would still like to keep a good seal around gate, but up for suggestions. Anything to loose some weight. Maybe just cut up the old one and mod it a little. ANyone already done this or thinking of how to?
     
  2. wayne

    wayne 3/4 ton status

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    How about a pick up gate. Probably easy to seal up too.
     
  3. Pure Insanity

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    I wouldnt know I posted that exact question several hrs ago, and noone has responded yet.
     
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    grim's got barn doors on his k5 doesn't he? Check out the guide for packing on the main page! Or I'm sure he'll chime in.
     
  6. TheGeneral

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    bad permission on the web shortcut
     
  7. CK5

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    Ohhh that sounds like a cobbed togther mess if I ever heard of it. Barn door tail gate on a K5? yeah right. And a bar across the top for the STC top. What are you thinking man?
    Ohhhh Hmmmmmm Well gee sounds EXACTLY like my truck /forums/images/icons/smile.gif Watch for a reveiw soon on the main page.
     
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    cliky no worky...mike
     
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    Your truck already has the provisions for the Truck Style tailgate. They are cheap and easy to deal with. You cant sit on Barn doors can ya Grim? /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    It was a bad picture anyway. But, it bolts up fine.
     

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