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What happened to my tailgate?

I might be wrong, but I think Zach (littlered) had something to do with this.

There is all kind of blue stuff on my tailgate. C'mon man.

Here is what it looked like before this happened.
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Well, Im trying to think of some way to salvage it. Ill post more pics later.
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You got some nice scratches below the 4X4 decal too...
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Bed liner? Odd...
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I'm confused. What happened? ( i see the two spots) and what is the tape for?

Did this happen without your knowledge?

Maybe I'm missing something lol
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He is probably added badges to it.
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Looks like it's taped off for paint though?
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Looks like your getting ready to put your license plate in your tailgate.
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Looks like your getting ready to put your license plate in your tailgate.
Your close.
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I know! I know! but i wont spoil your fun. It will be interesting how you fix those holes.
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I know! I know! but i wont spoil your fun. It will be interesting how you fix those holes.
Yeah I just noticed the holes as well.

I guess ill have to fill them with something.
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Looks like your getting ready to put your license plate in your tailgate.
Your close.
Your also doing some body work to it as well. I know what I've used tape lines like that for
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Looks like your getting ready to put your license plate in your tailgate.
no provisions for a license plate in your bumper.....?
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no provisions for a license plate in your bumper.....?
Nope
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I might have to work on it at night, so I installed a light.

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Oh yeah, and say bye-bye to the 4x4 decal

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Nice! never thought about that. Your installing a light to help you see your bumper?
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Nice! never thought about that. Your installing a light to help you see your bumper?
Yup. Them darn bumpers are hard to see at night haha.
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I really hope that isn't going to be your new license plate light because that thing is ugly! And will make the whole rear end of your truck look like shizz.
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Yup. Them darn bumpers are hard to see at night haha.
Don't want a tree to sneak up on you...
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i still dont know whats going on here. why are you relocating the plate, because of your bumper?
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Ok, one more picture before the final product.

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Well, story goes...
My tailgate had some imperfections that annoyed me. There was a spot on the bottom that something rubbed almost to the metal. There is still two identical dents that happened when my cables snapped when I sat on it. Also a few scratches here and there where I prepped and bedlined it.

I decided to leave my license plate off of the bumper that I am building......aaaaaannnd now its on my tailgate hahaha.

Edit: To add, if the tailgate didnt have any problems or imperfections, then I probably would NOT have done this.

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i called it. bedliner. should look pretty good all done up i'd get a different light though.
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i called it. bedliner. should look pretty good all done up i'd get a different light though.
Yes you did. Im excited to see what it will look like.

The light was one of the best that Ive seen. Its an led light that is pretty stinkin bright. Some nightshade is in order lol. If I ever find another one that I like, then I will try it out.
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Yea i used the same light and kinda did the same thing, and it is very bright and about the best looking light i could find.
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Yea i used the same light and kinda did the same thing, and it is very bright and about the best looking light i could find.
Yeah, I blamed it all on you at the beginning of the thread lol.
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so are you getting some kind of surround for the plate? I'd think just bolting it to the tailgate would look kinda bad.
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