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Old 05-21-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
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tailgate slams shut!

i have a 2010 sport, this issue may have been fixed in later years..... my tailgate doesnt stay open unles im on level ground, which is really inconvenient. has anyone done anything to fix this problem? i was thinking of installing some type of device similar to what keeps a typical cars hood open, just havent looked into it yet..... thanks!
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:31 PM   #2
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the 11+ wranglers have tail gate stoppers. you might be able to retrofit it.

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Old 05-21-2013, 03:34 PM   #3
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^^^This

You may want to look into the starfab door kit as well. Easy install if you can use a drill. Definitely worth it in my mind.
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I cut a piece of a 2x4 that fits in between the tailgate and the hinge on the tub. It was free and I just pop it in there when I want the tailgate to stay open.

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I cut a piece of a 2x4 that fits in between the tailgate and the hinge on the tub. It was free and I just pop it in there when I want the tailgate to stay open.

Love this idea! Well done.
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Airbag the suspension? Up on the front, down in the rear. You'll be set.

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