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bigcountry78
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PostSubject: tailgate handle, hole repair   tailgate handle, hole repair EmptyFebruary 4th 2011, 11:39 pm

hey guys, i need a lil talgate help. somethin has come loose in my 78's tailgate. i can wiggle the handle around and get it to work, but i wanna fix it right. i see the three bolts that hold it in place, but do i need to take the tailgate apart? also, i wanna relocate one of my toggle switches that i have mounted under my steering wheel, but what can i do abt the hole that will be left? i cant weld it up, so what do i do? thanks yall.
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PostSubject: Re: tailgate handle, hole repair   tailgate handle, hole repair EmptyFebruary 11th 2011, 9:07 pm

I think they make a plastic putty that you could put in the hole and smooth over...
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PostSubject: Re: tailgate handle, hole repair   tailgate handle, hole repair EmptyFebruary 13th 2011, 2:58 pm

Walmart sells some fiberglass patch material. I'd get some of that, and patch the hole. Sand it down and paint it.
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