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Adding a fifth wheel tailgate to your Dodge will improve the aerodynamics of your vehicle and adding clearance for towing a fifth wheel trailer. A great addition for towing or to increase your Dodge's gas mileage.
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Husky Liners Premium 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate Installation - 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup
Today in our 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 Series Heavy Duty, we're doing a test fit of the Husky Liners Premium Fifth Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Locking Handle inAluminum part number HL15330. The Husky Liner Tailgate is a custom fit tailgate which features a convenient cut out for towing your fifth wheel or gooseneck trailer. The tailgate is made of a lightweight aluminum construction, as well as being louvered. This design helps boost your vehicle's gas mileage. Now to begin with, it's a good idea to get an extra set of hands. To remove the old tailgate, we'll go ahead and hold the tailgate at about a 45 degree angle, and then we'll undo each of the safety cables from each side. We can lift the passenger's side off first.
MaxxTow Cargo Gate Installation - 2002 Dodge Ram Pickup
Today on our 2002 Dodge Ram pickup, we'll be test fitting the Maxxtow Cargo Gate for full size truck beds 59-1/2 inches to 72 inches wide part number MT70235. Typically when installing the cargo gate, you'll want to go ahead and get your gear in first and then your cargo gate that way you can secure it up next to the bed of your truck or towards the tailgate, but for today's test fit, we're just going to show you how it looks on your 02 Dodge Ram. With our cargo gate assembled according to the instructions, we'll go ahead and hop up into the bed of our truck and set it into place. We can now go ahead and check tomake sure it's set at the correct height. We'regoing to move the L brackets to the center position on the plate here on the ends of our cargo gate. This allows us to have the L brackets in the right position to fit against the side railsof our truck. We'll loosen up the threaded handles on the sides to adjust the telescoping top rod for an easier installation.
Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2007 Dodge Ram
Today on our 2007 Dodge Ram 2500, were going to be test fitting the Stromberg Carlson Fifth Wheel Tailgate, part #VGD-02-100. First, well need to remove the OEN tailgate. Well undo the cables. At their securing posts, lower the tailgate to about a 45 degree angle, pull it off the passengers side hinge, and then slide it off the drivers side hinge. Once weve done that, were ready to fit on our Stromberg Carlson gate. Well just reverse the procedure.
Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2003 Dodge Ram
Today in this 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup, were going to do a test fit of part number VGD-02-100. This is from Stromberg Carlson. Now, were going to start off our test of it with our tailgate already assembled according to instructions, so all Ill got to do is remove the original tailgate then install the new one. The new tailgate installs just like the original. Well slide it over the pin and keep it tilted back, so we can slide on the other pin on the passenger side then well go ahead and push it up. Well pull the latches out just a little bit, then well go ahead and push the tailgate firmly into place.
Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2011 Dodge Ram
Today, on our 2011 Dodge Ram 1500, we are going to install part number VG-10-100. This is a Stromberg-Carlson fifth wheel tailgate. To start of our install, we need to go ahead and remove the existing tailgate. The tailgate comes with bushings we will install on the tailgate on the driver side on that pin and then on the passenger side, the bushing will install over here. We will go ahead and start installing our tailgate, we will slide it onto the bushing on the driver side. Keeping the tailgate tilted, we will go ahead and install it on the passenger side.
Hoppy Tailgate EasyLift Review
Today we are going to show you part number 74211 from Hoppy. This is Hoppys Tailgate EasyLift. What this is, is a device that actually takes the weight off the tailgate and makes it easier to lift up and down. In most cases it will take up to 80 percent of the weight of the tailgate off your hands. It is actually pretty easy to install. As soon as you open it up you can see the instructions on what to do to install it. Basically you only have to drill two holes. One gets drilled into the tailgate itself and the other gets drilled into the truck bed itself. Most of the time on a tailgate you take two arms and you have got to really kind of push and shove it up in there. With the EasyLift it actually does not require that much effort at all. You can do it easily one-handed while probably carrying something in that arm, too. And also, when you let it down, it does not really flop down all that hard it actually has a controlled descent. And again, it just makes it smooth going up into the bed when you close it. And there you have it for part number 74211 from Hoppy, the Tailgate EasyLift.
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