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      245 Tailgate Wiring Harnesses

      Any tips for a do-it-yourselfer about to take on this job?

      I've got all the parts (and new hinges to replace the 20+ year ones), but I'd like to hear from anyone with experience completing this job before I jump in.

      My main question -- what's a good/reliable way of propping up the tailgate after I take the hinges off? It seems like that's a necessary part of the process?

      Any tips/advice greatly appreciated.

      Thanks,
      Wes

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      well my 6ft ladder had a paint can holder that was the perfect height to hold up the tailgate so i used that and got the job done. maybe you could tie it to the ceiling? just a thought. and my tailgate lift struts were in good shape. do one side at a time.
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      Quote Originally Posted by weslan View Post
      Any tips for a do-it-yourselfer about to take on this job?

      I've got all the parts (and new hinges to replace the 20+ year ones), but I'd like to hear from anyone with experience completing this job before I jump in.

      My main question -- what's a good/reliable way of propping up the tailgate after I take the hinges off? It seems like that's a necessary part of the process?

      Any tips/advice greatly appreciated.

      Thanks,
      Wes
      http://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index....364&show_all=1

      http://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index....941&show_all=1

      http://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index....892&show_all=1

      http://www.brickboard.com/RWD/index....429&show_all=1

      George Dill