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Old 06-28-2010, 04:43 PM
Falco51 Falco51 is offline
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Default General Tailgate Question

Okay. So i was sitting in the back of my truck, just kinda chillin, and i looked down and i noticed something.. There were 3 like holes in the bottom of my tail gate. I couldn't tell if they were put there by the previous owner or what. So i guess my question is if somebody can go look and see if they have these 3 slot type holes in the bottom of their gate. and if they don't, could somebody please tell me why somebody put them in mine? haha. this is a picture of the one on the passenger side. They're pretty spaced out.

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Old 06-28-2010, 04:51 PM
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Default Re: General Tailgate Question

It looks as if someone tried to install something.
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Old 06-29-2010, 09:02 AM
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somebody look at their tailgate and see if they have these... please?
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Old 06-29-2010, 09:05 AM
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Default Re: General Tailgate Question

they are drain holes to allow any water that gets inside the tailgate to drain out. you also have them on the bottom of your doors.
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Old 06-29-2010, 10:13 AM
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Default Re: General Tailgate Question

Yup, what he said.

They're also real handy for the ramps I use to get dirtbikes into the bed.

They have straps with hooks, to keep the ramp in place as you're rolling them up.

Perfect positions for this, one on either side when i take both, or 1 centered if I go solo
without the wife.

But, as the mod-man said, drains at the lowest point...
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Old 06-29-2010, 10:45 AM
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Default Re: General Tailgate Question

i see. that makes sense. i just saw them and was completely confused.
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