2004 - 2008 F1502004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Ford F150's with 5.4 V8, 4.6 V8 or 4.2 V6 engine
Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.
You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!
I have an 06 F-150 with the "assist" built into the tailgate. Please tell me how to remove the gate, I will be using her as a truck in the morning and the gate will just get in the way.. Thanks
From the owners manual...
Your tailgate is removable to allow
more room for loading.
1. Lower the tailgate.
2. Use a screwdriver to pry the
spring clip (on each connector) past
the head of the support screw.
3. Disconnect the other cable.
4. Lift tailgate to a 45–degree angle
5. Lift right side off of its hinge.
6. Lift tailgate to a 80–degree angle from horizontal.
7. Remove tailgate from left side hinge by sliding tailgate to the right.
To install, follow the removal procedures in reverse order.
Simple answers to simple questions can be found in the manual....
PhuturePrimitive, Crystal Method, Thievery Corporation, Kaya Project, Leftfield
What's this, then? 'Romanes Eunt Domus'? 'People called Romanes they go the house'?
I read about the rash of tailgates getting stolen and I always lock mine up
yep, got a few tie wraps on my tailgate as well to keep it from "popping off" if there is something in the bed that pushes against the bottom edge when you are closing it. 1 guy had his tailgot pop off when a flat peice of cardboard pushed on the bottom edge
__________________ 2002 Excursion XLT w/ V-10 <---Build thread 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe - I've owned 4 brand new Fords since 2006. Notice that I bought a Chevy this time. That should tell you something
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.