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Old 12-12-2015, 03:16 PM   #15
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I understand tuffr2... When I had my Grand Cherokee, I had to open the rear hatch to see the little 4x8 trailer we used... If I can see it, I can put it anywhere,,, but,,,, We'll see how this new Silverado does when we get a TT or 5th....
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My wife put the first dent in my bumper.

My EX-wife!!!
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My wife put the first dent in my bumper.

My EX-wife!!!
LOL... Yep,,, DW knows to be VERY careful around my new truck.... We both park in a carport... She already said I'm obsessive about keeping it clean... ummm, this from someone who washes her car once a year whether it needs it or not...
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I have a few different ball mounts for the hitch receiver. I had to swap them out one day and got the "other" ball mount out of the bed of the truck and closed the tailgate. As I'm down there swapping them out, I see the tailgate start to fall open!
I managed to get my head clear, but it hit my left shoulder so hard, it dented the upper edge of the tailgate.
Needless to say, that hurt and I now always make sure the tailgate is really latched shut.

So in this case, it really was "I" that dented the tailgate!
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TDI - that is an odd way to dent your tailgate. I was expecting the tailgate to hit the other ball hitch that you set on the bumper.

At least you did not back it into something...
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Didn't read the whole thread, but a simple solution is a flag on a rod that you can line up to the center of your tailgate...

Wonder how the literally 10's of thousands of boaters before managed it ?

teasing of course,
but we did test drive the new 2016 f150 platinum today and it is NICE...

Wife likes it better than her Explorer Sport we are turning in at end of lease and it, unlike the 6.7's in the 250 and 350's, actually SOUND good!
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