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 500 lbs. This kit is compatible with your factory hard
or soft top, so you can easily keep water out and or 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
Engineered to last with quality components, the redesigned SWAG drop down tailgate kit is now able to hold over 500 lbs! The top and bottom panels are
The SWAG drop down TJ-YJ tailgate is CNC laser cut from 3/16" 6061-T6 aluminum
plate that provides superior corrosion protection and reduce the total
overall weight, with 5/16" stainless steel flush
mount fasteners. These features provide a sleek appearance and is 100% complete, no additional
sourcing or fabrication is required for installation. The new hinges offer smooth look with no exposed fasteners and don't
rely on the boxed panel below the tailgate for mounting. This reduces
the number of holes that need to be drilled into your Jeep tub.
With the bottom panel below the tailgate free of hinge mounting holes,
it allows at no additional cost to you, the optional cut out that allows
for the use of the Rigid back up fog and or spot SR-MF series of
lights, lights not included.
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 a cut off wheel. 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.
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