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1st gen stamped tailgate

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I'm looking for a STAMPED tailgate found on rangers from 83-92 (like shown below on my 87)

preferably oxford white

must be near perfect condition.

will pay up to $100+ shipping, or if found at a junkyard i will fully reimburse you
i can also pick up if close by

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i think i have seen a few at my local yard but i can't remember the color. Only thing is, shipping will be quite a bit lol
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LMC Truck Parts - Page 26 $100 for one. double check on stamping..


I ordered alot of replacement stuff from JCwhitney for my 86 f150 and the steel is actually pretty darn good and nice fit
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I got one but the handle mech is a fubar. Its primer right now I belive. I will take a look at the mech if you are interested.
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A local junkyard has one for 50 but its green.
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ill go check my yard
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Thanks guys

Newks...i'm interested PM me a pic
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is it cool if I get it to ya tomorow? I already went to my shop today and spent most of the day cleaning and totally forgot to snap any pics of stuff
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I went to the yard today and found this one...
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oh ya they had this one too but it doesn't say ford sorry not the best pic
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is it cool if I get it to ya tomorow? I already went to my shop today and spent most of the day cleaning and totally forgot to snap any pics of stuff
no i don't mind a bit.....i'm in no hurry
BTW: is the handle Chrome or black?


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I went to the yard today and found this one...
looking for less rust.....there's always more than there appears to be
i've got a few in my j-yard like that, i was thinking of those as a last resort

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oh ya they had this one too but it doesn't say ford sorry not the best pic
that's the kind from the LMC catalogs....FORD isn't stamped in the metal like factory tailgates
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putting it on your 3rd gen?
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putting it on your 3rd gen?
maybe
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putting it on your 3rd gen?
This is probably a dumb question but...this tailgate will fit a 3rd gen?
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This is probably a dumb question but...this tailgate will fit a 3rd gen?
it will by the time i'm done with it
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neighbors truck has one do they just pop off like newer trucks?
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neighbors truck has one do they just pop off like newer trucks?
yup....the 2 cables pop off and one side lifts up and the gate pops out
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This is probably a dumb question but...this tailgate will fit a 3rd gen?
My guess is frenched into his 3rd gen gate.. Like so..................
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Rangerous's truck from RPS
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I belive its black but I cant remember I will let you know hopfully tomorow morning
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Ok I got it at home and I cant get my stupid camera to co operate. If I can figguer out how to get pics off my phone I will have some pics up for you tonight.
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Ok I got it at home and I cant get my stupid camera to co operate. If I can figguer out how to get pics off my phone I will have some pics up for you tonight.
take your time...i'm in no hurry, its a back burner project
i've got another j-yard here locally i've never been to i'm gonna try and check out
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yeah i went and checked out the neighbors and theres is rusted along the bottom too so sorry not going to jail for a rusty tailgate but if it was in good condition thats another story lol jk(i wouldnt of actually taken it to begin with)
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yeah i went and checked out the neighbors and theres is rusted along the bottom too so sorry not going to jail for a rusty tailgate but if it was in good condition thats another story lol jk(i wouldnt of actually taken it to begin with)
i don't condone illegal activites
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i don't condone illegal activites
But what you dont know wouldn;t kill ya :) lol j/ping i dont mess with peoples vehicles i know whats its like. Thats killing grounds lol.
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i dont mess with peoples vehicles i know whats its like. Thats killing grounds lol.
my thoughts exactly
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damn I just cleaned it all up and fixed the mech (its liek butter now) I almost dont wanna sell it lol. Pics in a sec


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