- Side pieces are 1/4" thick Cold Roll Steel that is CNC milled
- Hitch plates (top corners for the chains) are 3/16" Hot Roll Steel that is cut on a waterjet
- Lower pivot piece is 1/8"-wall Mild Steel Tube
- Center Section (where it would normally say "Jeep") is 18 Gauge Cold Roll Steel
- Everything else is laser cut 16 gauge Cold Roll Steel.
The actual pivot brackets are all CNC milled / turned and include a back plate for if / when your bolts snap off.
The stock OEM Jeep latch / latch mechanisms fit these tailgates.
Tailgates do NOT include latch or latch mechanism.
**Note: these are aftermarket tailgate panels and not OEM / NOS units. They do not include the Jeep logo.
- Fits 1973-1988 J10 / J20 Pickups
- Models All with Fleetside Bed
- Will NOT fit Stepside Models
- Brand New!
- Made in the USA!
Got my tailgate today and overall, I’m liking it a lot. Well made and good fit. My only disappointment is that it’s missing the latch at the very bottom, center which secures it to the truck bed and also acts as a theft deterrent.