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post #1 of 8 Old 07-23-2012, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Another tailgate Question.......

I have read a lot about switching an 08 tailgate to my 05 but how about the other way? I have a guy that might switch me tailgates bu how will it look and what will I need to make my gate fit his truck? Thanks Dustin

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You need a bracket to make his fit yours so I would thin you need a bracket to make yours fit his but I've not heard of anyone outing the older gate on a newer truck that's a good question.

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His truck needs the older style hinge on the drivers side. That's it

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when you switch tailgates give him your left hinge (mounted to the bed) and he needs to give you his left hinge and thats it

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what years for the super duty style swap? Will a 2010 tailgate swap the same way?

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I believe 99-07 swap straight across, no hinge mods. 08-up swap straight across with each other. The only time you have to modify the hinge is when you take an 08-up down to the 99-07 year models.


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sweet i dont mind a hinge i just found a 2010 for sale on craigslist, just was curious if all the 2012 to 08 were the same just hinge mod

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