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Tailgate probs. body sag?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JIMMYBLAZE, Dec 27, 2005.

  1. JIMMYBLAZE

    JIMMYBLAZE Newbie

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    My '81 Blaze tailgate is Off(alignment-sits alittle higher than sides) this makes the window stick going up/down. A body shop tells me the body is sagging and i should try and jack up the bed side and wedge hockey pucks to get the body level with the taigate.Anyone had this problem ? Any suggestions?
    This is my first thread but i've been a loyal reader for many years.You guys have helped me with my '81 Blazer and '84 Jimmy, Thanks to everyone and to K5 for this site
     
  2. cegusman

    cegusman 3/4 ton status

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    Might be time for new body mounts
     
  3. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    Probably time for a new tailpan IMO.

    Rene
     
  4. bigboy

    bigboy Registered Member

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    Tail pan is proboly rusted same as mine and if that is rusted so is your other crossmembers proboly and the body mounts are proboly worn also.
     
  5. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Its the tail pan. Mine is rusted real bad and the hinges are seizing. It's hard to close and it is sagging a lot.
     
  6. mxfireman

    mxfireman 1/2 ton status

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    Try posting a pic of it.*****Have a member post it for you.:D Just realized you are not a member so you won't be able to post a pic.
     

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