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This is the same issue I had with my 13. The Washer under the top mount was too thick. I found a much thinner one in my garage, and it works perfect. I also came across a YouTube video where a guy was installing it his 13, and he had the same issue. He just eliminated the Washer under the top mount.

When you get the parts kit in, I would be interested to know what they send that's different. Swapping the thick Washer to a much thinner Shim (that you can buy for less than $1 if you don't already have it) is a very easy and effective solution.

The torque on the shock is excessive, it needs a thick base plate to spread the force that is why DZ didn't just send a thin washer.
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Mine has been working pretty well on my 13 for the past month
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So do you guys recommend getting this mod for the tailgate???
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I was looking at also getting one however just wondering if I should wait a bit...

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So do you guys recommend getting this mod for the tailgate???
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I was looking at also getting one however just wondering if I should wait a bit...

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Yep I would recommend it.

I bought one for myself, and then bought one for my brother.

He showed his F150 buddy what these things are like, and I think he is going to get me to order one from Andrew too.

I've had mine on for a month+ now and haven't had any issues at all.

At first I thought I just bought it because I was bitten with this forums mod bug, but have to say I've found it quite handy on more than one occasion.

Even my wife (who laughed at me when I told her what I was buying) has agreed that it was well worth the money.

I had my travel trailer hooked up to my truck and my wife was getting into the back of the truck, and the gate slipped from her hand. The DeeZee slowed it right down to a crawl and saved it from smashing into my travel trailers raising and lowering handle.

That alone saved my wife how much?? LOL.......

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No need to wait. Just get one and we now have them in stock here in Toronto
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I was the OP on this thread and just for the record, the replacement they sent me has performed flawlessly leading me to believe that the one that broke was indeed just a fluke.
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How much noise does everyones tailgate assist make? I thought they were almost silent, but mine is quite loud. Sound of air pushing out can be heard for some distance. Wondering if the shock has broken a gasket seal or something or is that normal?
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How much noise does everyones tailgate assist make? I thought they were almost silent, but mine is quite loud. Sound of air pushing out can be heard for some distance. Wondering if the shock has broken a gasket seal or something or is that normal?
You should not hear much from these things. If they are noisy, this would be a first for me and sounds like something may be wrong with yours
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