Truck Tailgate Gap Cover Filler Hack Homemade DIY

Posted by: Jesse Kleib on 11/17/2021

If you just so happen to be somebody who makes use of a pickup truck, there’s a good chance that you use it for all sorts of hauling. Otherwise, why would you elect to go with this body style over something else if you don’t intend on using it for all of its functions as a truck? You can probably appreciate all that utility value, however, just like everything else, it’s not 100% sound in delivering on the usefulness in all situations. Sometimes, even with the best pickup trucks on the market, you might run into issues that you may have never anticipated. Sometimes, these issues might not even be all that big of a deal, however, if there’s a simple solution, why not look into it?

This time, we take the opportunity to check out a video that talks about a little bit of a pain point that might be shared amongst a wide variety of pickup truck owners. This problem can come about when you just so happen to be pulling a big load that might be made up of small pieces. Perhaps you’re towing along some sand in the bed of your truck or maybe loose gravel. If you have been in this situation and tried to shovel it out of the truck, you might’ve noticed that in some situations, there can be a gap between the tailgate and bed where such a load can get stuck.

If you follow along down in the video below, you’ll check out the incredibly simple yet effective solution to solving this problem if it’s one that plagues you. This one almost seems like it’s too much of a no-brainer to be true but sometimes, you don’t really need a complex solution to such a simple problem. In fact, when you can remove as much complexity as possible, can sometimes the result can be a really beautiful thing.