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Old 05-11-2008, 04:15 PM
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2004+ stake pocket templates- cut thru cap

Anyone know a good template for cutting the plastic cap to access the stake pockets?

If not, will try the dealer...

Also - anyone with experience placing stuff in the '04+'s pockets - Expect them to be hurky enough for just about anything, but can't find anything here...

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The caps pop right off, so when I had to cut mine for my bed rails, I just popped them off and made the cuts. Can't remember, but I seem to recall a slight outline from the underside. You could also get a trim bit and just cut the holes in place if you have some thing like that.
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pry the bed caps off, then apply some axle grease to the top of the bed around each bed stake. put the bed cap back on. remove

you should have a fairly perfect outline of the stake pocket
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