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Old 11-29-2009, 01:33 PM   #1
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Question tailgate lock

i'm doing a favor for a friend, he has a 99 jep wrangler sahara and the tailgate doesn't latch, the problem is that there are 3 bolts that should secure the lock mechanism to a plate covering the actual mechanism and attaching it to the tailgate.

My problem is that i don't know what the bolts are supposed to be in terms of size and length, etc. I am assuming they are torx

If anyone can tell me what those bolts are supposed to be, or give me any pictures of the bolts, I would greatly appreciate it

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Old 11-29-2009, 02:35 PM   #2
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Not sure if this will help or not (for an '04).....



Bolt #14 is described as: SCREW, Pan Head, .19-24x.437
And there are 2 of them.
Not sure where a 3rd bolt is, except for # 10:SCREW AND WASHER, Tapping,.312-18x.120
And there are 2 of them also.

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Old 11-29-2009, 08:29 PM   #3
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thanks for the help,
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