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sonny

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Quad ramp question
« on: April 26, 2018, 11:11:54 AM »
Just bought one of those seven foot long trifold quad ramps but my truck box is only 6.5 feet long.

Question is if I cut six inches off the ramp would it be to steep to drive the quad up into the truck?

I would really like to be able to close the tailgate instead of leaving it open.

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2018, 11:33:07 AM »
I can't see it being that much difference. Try it ahead of time, slide your ramp up past the end gate by 6" and see what the angle looks like, you could even drive your quad up I think and see what it feels like.
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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2018, 12:52:43 PM »
I can't see it being that much difference. Try it ahead of time, slide your ramp up past the end gate by 6" and see what the angle looks like, you could even drive your quad up I think and see what it feels like.

Well it does make it steeper but I think it would be ok.what do you think?

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2018, 01:44:03 PM »
Looks ok to me,, get out the grinder and cut off wheel, McGiver it and make er fit.
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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2018, 01:53:58 PM »
That won't be an issue Imo. Just ratchet strap the ramp to the truck and go up & down in 4x4 low. Easy Peasy :) Put the eye protection on and start cutting.

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2018, 05:57:35 PM »
Yup it's getting cut. 8)

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2018, 06:48:14 AM »
And if you find it to steep, hook the winch line to your front tie downs and winch it up. Bit of a pain in the ass, but coming over backwards is a rodeo that might not end well.

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2018, 08:32:27 AM »
You will be fine Sonny. I have a 8 foot box with a 20 inch wide toolbox on the front. I use a 5.5 foot ramp. Pretty easy. I load a 450 Honda. With my bigger quads I have to use a riser on the front to clear my toolbox. I load the ramp under the quad and can close the tailgate. I have a headache rack on my truck so hitting the back window is eliminated. Back windows are expensive.

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2018, 11:37:51 AM »
Perfect fit. :)

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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2018, 06:10:13 PM »
Nice clean job.
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Re: Quad ramp question
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2018, 10:02:36 PM »
Nice clean job.

Cleaned up the sharp corners with a file and we are all good.

Best part is now I can close the tailgate with quad and ramps inside and lock it up.

Lock the cab doors and tailgate gets locked too.