If someone moved the hinges up, my tailgate would sit fine when open
(right?). In hindsight I should have made my own, but like the saying
goes: hindsight is always 20/20.
On Thu, 13 Jul 2000, tcape wrote:
> One possible thing to check if the tailgate chains aren't the "correct
> length". Check to see if the tailgate hinges have been moved up or down.
> On my '47-2, some PO moved the hinges up a bit....probably because the
> original holes for the bolts had rusted out or been stripped out. New holes
> were drilled slightly above the original holes....making the tailgate sit
> higher on the bed. Chains posed no problem for me because I made my own for
> about $6, bolts and all. Interesting what you can do with a little hardware
> (especially when you're a cheapskate).
> Tom Caperton
> 47-2nd 3100....in Whiteville, NC
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <MKlepp4335@cs.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 13, 2000 12:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Has this ever happened to you?
> > In a message dated 7/12/00 1:50:56 PM Central Daylight Time,
> > email@example.com writes:
> > << That's weird. I ordered chains from Chevy Duty about a year ago, and
> > are the perfect fit and length......Hmmmmm....... >>
> > Mine were fine too.
> > Mike Klepp
> > '48 3100
> > Wichita Falls, TX
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959