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Old 08-30-2018, 03:47 PM
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Default GMC's new built in step tailgate.

Up at the mall today on my way to the grocery store and saw the local GMC dealer had some new 2019 redesigned pickups on display. The only thing that really caught my eye was this tailgate. Rather ingenious to say the least.

At $57,000 and this one is NOT even the Denali, I figured I would pass and keep the old Ranger running a while longer.

BTW, those are my shopping bags in the back of the truck. Old TR made himself right at home.

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Pretty interesting but for that price I’ll pass.
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Default Re: GMC's new built in step tailgate.

Bells and whistles, bells and whistles!! That tailgate looks like something to go wrong and cost $$$ to fix. I noticed Ram now has a self opening tailgate and some are being recalled because they seem to want to open on their own.
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Bells and whistles, bells and whistles!! That tailgate looks like something to go wrong and cost $$$ to fix. I noticed Ram now has a self opening tailgate and some are being recalled because they seem to want to open on their own.
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Two things that struck me is what a rust proofing nightmare that thing is in the rust belt and I'll bet in an accident that thing would cost at least 5 grand once painted, put together and installed judging from the way things cost today.

Not for me. A short step ladder is much cheaper.
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I guess it is more then just a step, but still................

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Default Re: GMC's new built in step tailgate.

What was wrong with the steps in the bumper. They're still visible in the video so this big step seems redundant.
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