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CrispyBacon

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Did you know?

Found out with my magnetic work light. The bed is steel, but the tailgate is all aluminum.
 

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Huh, guess I need to check out mine. Probably nice if you need to remove it for some reason.
 

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Sorry if I missed that this was the 5th gen forum, but the RP's vehicle is listed as a 4th gen...
 

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and no rusting
The aluminum not rusting thing is a gimmick. It doesn’t technically rust, but it corrodes just the same. Just look at the aluminum hoods on older 4th gens, large majority of them have a lot of bubbling corrosion around the grill.
 

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Sorry if I missed that this was the 5th gen forum, but the RP's vehicle is listed as a 4th gen...
That's true, but his avatar shows a 5th gen. Either way, @CrispyBacon update your truck info in your Account Details please. Either that or be more specific about your truck when making claims about it. :D
 

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The aluminum not rusting thing is a gimmick. It doesn’t technically rust, but it corrodes just the same. Just look at the aluminum hoods on older 4th gens, large majority of them have a lot of bubbling corrosion around the grill.
that means ford trucks will really look bad when the corrosion starts
 

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I’ve owned several Mustang GTs with the aluminum hood and at least up until I got rid of the last one a couple years ago, they were still having random trouble with corrosion bubbling around the edges. Hopefully RAM has got it figured out by now.
 
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That's true, but his avatar shows a 5th gen. Either way, @CrispyBacon update your truck info in your Account Details please. Either that or be more specific about your truck when making claims about it. :D
None of that stuff even shows up on mobile!
I'll update my truck details when your wife updates her relationship status to "it's complicated"
 

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None of that stuff even shows up on mobile!
I'll update my truck details when your wife updates her relationship status to "it's complicated"
It's not there for you to see, it's there for others. Who knows what percentage of members use mobile? But suit yourself.
 

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