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  1. Tailgate Hinge Bushing Replacement on 1999 Dodge Ram 1500

    Body & Interior
    I need some help. I've owned this truck since I bought it new in 1999! Something this simple should not be this difficult. I'm trying to replace my tailgate hinge bushings on a 1999 Dodge Ram. When I took my tailgate off I only found one rectangle shaped bushing on one of the studs that...
  2. Tailgate hinge

    Body & Interior
    Hey guys i found out that my tailgate post on the drivers side has rusted to the point its almost non existent anymore, what do you use to replace these cause i know the 3rd and 4th gens there bolted in but these are made into the post ill post a picture sometime towhere yall can see how bad it is.
  3. Manual tailgate lock ?

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    I want to add the manual lock to my tailgate handle and have been researching part #'s and prices. I haven't been able to find all the parts in one package, you have to order each part individually. Does anyone know of a package with all the parts that I might be missing on the web? Cheapest...
  4. Dent Removal

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Well, this time it is my truck not dad's (refer here), I woke up to this in a facebook message along with "I'm sorry" written in every imaginable way. I messaged her to let her know it was ok, but still went to work in a bad mood A little background, my wife moved this past week and was...
  5. Replacing tailgate lock cylinder?

    2011 Dodge Ram Forum
    The lock cylinder in the tailgate of my 2011 Sport is seized up. I'd like to replace it. I called the dealer and priced out the part and they told me that the part was changed and I'd also need to replace a lever as well as the cylinder. They also said that they could rekey the cylinder to...
  6. 2016 Significant Paint Defect

    2016 Dodge Ram Forum
    I was putting a coat of wax on the RAM when I noticed a paint defect on the tailgate of the truck. There was about a four inch circular area that appears to have not been painted. The color of the truck is True Blue Pearl, I can see a light blue base coat that is covered with clear but the top...
  7. Non-locking tailgate problem solved!!

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hey guys, So I bought a 2009 ram 1500 laramie about 2 months ago...love it! except for the fact that I cant lock my tailgate as I plan to get a leer cap in the next few months or so. I spoke to a few dealers and mechanics and pretty much figured out the early 2009 rams didnt come with locking...
  8. Removal of tailgate electrical connectors??

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Need your help. When going for the first time today to remove my locking tailgate [to put in place of it my 5th wheel tailgate], I discovered a wiring harness between the truck bed and tailgate. The standard owners manual is of no use, it only says "remove the tailgate electrical...
  9. Tail Gate height 2500 4x4

    Newbie Checkin!
    Hi, I just got a hold on a great deal on a new 2500 4X4 crew cab with Cummings diesel :-) I am going to need a ramp to load heavy stuff with a 2 wheeler or cart. Can any one tell me how manny inches the tailgate is of the ground? any other recommendations for a ramp that I can walk on? I am...
  10. Ram Sun Chaser seating?

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hello all. I ran across this Ram concept while trying to find a good seating setup for the tailgate of my 1500. Has anybody seen this before, or know if there is something out there you can purchase like this? Has anybody out there done any cool modifications on their tailgate like desks, seats...
  11. Ram 1500 2500 3500 tailgate differences?

    Body & Interior
    Do any of you know if the tailgates are interchangeable between the series? Can I install a 1500 tailgate w/camera on 2500 that had a tailgate w/camera? I have a line on a 1500 tailgate currently and realize the badging will be different. I'm not going to tell you why I ask but I will mention I...
  12. 2013 Tailgate Problem

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Bought 2014 Ram in June of 2013. Since Nov my tailgate freezes. This has happened routinely when weather dips below the freezing point. The dealer has serviced it six times to no prevail. Outer latches have been replaced. They have no answers. Any ideas?
  13. After market backup camera

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Has anyone purchased/used an after market tailgate camera? Particularly this one: http://www.amazon.com/170D-TLGT-CMOS-CAM-RAM/dp/B00B6LHHZI/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1367469632&sr=1-1&keywords=Cspi+Sv-6834.chr+170+Cmos+Tailgate+Handle I have the power lock tailgate. So IN THEORY...
  14. Replacing the Tailgate Assist anchor point insert. Deezee or EZDown

    Custom Exterior Modifications - Body Mods & Kits
    Anyone else swapped tailgates and run into a snag when it came time to swap over their tailgate assist? If you are carefull, you can remove the insert and reuse it but more than likely, you will damage it beyond use and require a new one. I managed to track down the part number for the insert...
  15. My tailgate handle key lock is stuck.

    2010 Dodge Ram Forum
    I've been having trouble with my tailgate handle. The key lock seems to be stuck and won't turn with the key inserted. I've removed the access panel and manually unlocked the lever that was keeping my tailgate locked and unable to open with the handle so I can now open the tailgate normally...
  16. Body panel and tailgate issues

    Body & Interior
    I just bought a 95 1500 regular cab 4X4. It's got a few issues but I wanted something I could wrench so it's alright. I just have two issues I can't figure out. First, the thing is covered in dents, some of which i'm sure I can easily remove myself, but a few need a good beating. How can I...
  17. Tailgate Decal

    Custom Exterior Modifications - Body Mods & Kits
    Okay, so I have been thinking about adding a decal to the tailgate but wanted some opinions to what would look best. I have included the original and two versions that I was thinking about. Let me know what you think. Oh, and just imagine the taillights tinted... cause they will be. Version 1...
  18. Need a new tailgate

    Body & Interior
    Was wondering if anyone on here would be willing to sell a 2006-08 tailgate. Had a little accident with a tree falling on it........ :3-angry1:........and I'm in need of a new one. Color doesn't really matter, I know a guy who can paint it. But if you have a red one in PR4 color code that would...
  19. Electric Locking Tailgate Question

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2008 Dodge Ram Quad Cab . I recently discovered that the electronic lock on my tailgate no longer works . I use my tailgate daily and one day it just wouldn't unlock . I have checked the plug and it seems fine . I have looked for a fuse but I am unable to locate one .......Anyone have...
  20. Tailgate Seal Kit

    Custom Exterior Modifications - Body Mods & Kits
    Goodday ya'll! So i put a BAKFLIP G2 Tonnou cover on my 2009 Ram and it is great and water proof...... but the tail gate leaks like a siv. Just driving on gravel roads or in the snow on the hi way the dirt and snow come right through the bottom and sides of the tailgate. if you look down the...
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