To ensure you order the correct hardware kit, please locate the model number stamped on your tailgate.
Tailgate model numbers can be determined by inspecting the metal end plates and locating the stamped letters and numbers. Example: VG or F will be stamped on a Ford gate. The numbers, i.e. 97, represent the tailgate model year.
The 100 series tailgate opens with pull pins, and the 2000 series opens with a handle in the middle.
Latches for plastic louvered tailgate, new all metal latch can replace old plastic plastic latch.#7204-399
Hardware Kits come with latches This kits includes rubber stops for the latch
Cables for Latches (order 2 if replacing each side) 2000-CB
Tailgate End Plates for 2000 series gates only (limited stock available):
This is the steel piece that is attached to each side of your tailgate. This piece has a welded pivot tube that slides over the pivot posts on your pickup truck bed.