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Old 10-21-2018, 09:41 AM   #11
Rhagfo
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Originally Posted by Goober View Post
Itís only necessary if you want to give up significant fuel mileage
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Originally Posted by Goober View Post
Hereís one example of why a RV tailgate is a bad idea.

https://removeandreplace.com/2015/07...te-up-or-down/

Doing this is worse than installing brush guard

Well that is with an empty bed! I see two BIG changes!


That big nose of a 5er creating turbulence in the bed. Many that run stock tailgates have stuff fly out of the bed.


Many also run bed covers, that also reduces fuel mileage, but negates the effect of the tailgate when not towing.
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