CJ Tailgate Conversion Kit for your TJ or YJ
Do you love the look of the old school CJ tailgates, if so look no further. This is the only
kit out there in the market that converts your factory swing out tailgate into a
drop down tailgate. This robust drop down tailgate conversion kit is designed
to easily hold over 400lbs. This kit is compatible with your factory hard
or soft top. Please note that the CJ tailgate kit is best suited for those running a soft top as the CJ tailgates lock from the inside of the Jeep and if you are running a hard top you will be required to open and close the tailgate from the inside of your Wrangler.
The kit installs
with minimal shop tools and installation
is a snap. Drilling of four holes is required to mount the bottom of the hinge to the Jeep tub and custom fabrication is required to keep the tailgate closed as the factory CJ tailgate latch mechanism does not fit flush against the YJ or TJ bodies to keep the tailgate closed.
to last with quality hinges and cables, all metal brackets are shipped unpainted and are laser cut and formed on a press brake.
tire will need to be attached with an after market swing out tire carrier. This
kit is compatible with either a bumper mounted tire carrier or a tub mounted tire
carrier. There are dozens of designs and
manufactures to pick form depending upon your requirements and the amount you
are looking to spend.
A drop down
tail gate has many ideal uses, here are a few that previous customers have sent
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- The perfect
place to set the Coleman camp cooking stove.
- When it
rains I can lift up the hard top glass and sit on a dry tailgate.
- With two
kids In diapers, it is the only flat spot on a Jeep.
- What good
is a tailgating party with out a tailgate.
- Take the
rear seat out and I can easily sleep in the back.
- It is a
great place to sit and watch people after I've broken my Jeep.
- A great
place to set my tool bag, and have a trail side picnic.
- Who needs a
drop down tailgate, I love getting hit in the back when parked on a hill with
my swing out factory tailgate.