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Unread 01-07-2010, 04:56 AM   #1
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Tailgate dimensions

Does anyone know the dimensions of a tailgate for a 5 vs. a 7? I'm in the middle of some tub work on a 79 cj5 with no tailgate. It will have a tailgate when all is done. I just don't know which tailgate.



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Unread 01-07-2010, 05:24 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure they were both the same.

I got one laying in the barn, I could get you dome dimentions tonight.
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Unread 01-07-2010, 01:53 PM   #3
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I think the one for the 7 is more narrow. The height is also a concern. The 7 mounts flush and the 5 mounts on the surface. I was curios about actual dimensions for the placement of the tail light panels.
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Unread 01-07-2010, 08:31 PM   #4
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Width is 35-9/16 wide.
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Unread 01-08-2010, 04:27 PM   #5
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Thank you Al. Time to do some measuring.
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