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Old 04-01-2013, 08:55 PM   #11
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Factory standard on the tundra. Doesn't drop and easy to close.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:26 AM   #12
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are yall referring to the torsion thingy they started putting on in like 03-04.....i had that on my last f150....it did make a diff, but nowhere near the difference the pneumatic struts do....or did ford add struts??...
Two different things entirely-

Our 2012 Ram came with the torsion thing that helps with the weight of it. This Tailgate assist means I can literally open the tailgate and let go. It's wonderful for hitching and unhitching; especially if I'm in a hurry. Just grab, drop and move on while it lowers itself.
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:28 AM   #13
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Yes, thats how mine is now as well...open it and it takes 2-3 seconds to 'fall open'....no slam at all...and seems no harder to close than before...
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:56 AM   #14
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I have the oil shock tail gate Eazy Open from my (05 Chevy/GMC) full size truck.It will not fit newer tailgates. 20.00$ shipped! Youroo!!
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