Down Tailgate Conversion Kit
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 400 lbs. This kit is compatible with your factory hard
or soft top, so you can easily keep water and thugs out of the back of your
conversion kit uses your existing tailgate latch mechanism so your tailgate
will remain lockable and rattle free. The kit installs
with minimal shop tools and no welding is required for
Please note that the drop down tailgate kit no longer has our logo in the center of the top aluminum plate, is has been shrunken in size and is now located on the top right corner of the plate.
The SWAG drop down TJ-YJ tailgate is CNC laser cut from 3/16" 6061-T6 aluminum
plate that provides superior corrosion protection and reduces the total
overall weight. Each drop down tailgate kit comes standard with countersunk stainless steel fasteners for sleek appearance. We used the very best hinges and latch mechanism in the industry, the latch mechanism comes with a set of keys for additional security and it sits flush with the tailgate when in the closed position.
kit will work with any aftermarket 3/16" corner armor. Please note that in order to fit the latch in the upper right hand side of the tailgate it will require cutting of your tailgate which can easily be done with an inexpensive 3"cut off wheel. This product is shipped in bare raw aluminum and will need to be powder coated, painted and or left raw aluminum.Your spare
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.
Please note that the 6" reverse back up light is no longer an option for the drop down tailgate kit. A solid aluminum bottom panel will be supplied with every drop down tailgate kit sold.
A drop down
tail gate has many ideal uses, here are a few that previous customers have sent
ultimate off road work bench trail repair station,its always with you
- 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.
TJ DROP DOWN TAILGATE INSTRUCTIONS.pdf