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Old 07-14-2008, 12:36 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jonr View Post
Interesting. It looks like a fastback cover would be even more effective if you removed the tailgate and brought the back end all the way down to the bed.

Such a cover would be great for people who have a pickup just for occasional towing.

Back when I had a truck, the tailgate was very heavy. I'd guess 100+ lbs.
What truck? I would guesstimate the thick steel one on my '69 CST10 is 75ish pounds. Don't think newer tail gates weigh that much.

Lets see how far it can go

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