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Old 08-04-2011, 05:43 PM
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My understanding is that this is a trim piece to eliminate the "gap" that would otherwise be there. Meaning it would lend to a very cheap look and seem to be 'mis-installed' without it. Too much light shining through and seem like the bed was too far back without it.
Wind, rain and debris can get all in there anyway (and does). The beds move quite a bit on Pickups (Fords are the worst for this) so the gap is needed.
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