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Old 07-29-2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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What is a CJ Tailgate worth?

I am cleaning out the garage and have a clean CJ Tailgate with the hinges and straps just collecting dust. I was going to put it in a TJ. I thought the TJ would look nice with a CJ tailgate and Jeep stamped on it.

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Old 07-29-2010, 03:12 PM   #2
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Will a CJ gate fit a YJ? I was thinking about that the other day...LOVE the stamped Jeep logo.

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Old 07-29-2010, 03:17 PM   #3
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I think it should not really sure since I don't have a YJ but I think it should fit. I can't remember where I have seen write ups on it.
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Old 07-29-2010, 03:57 PM   #4
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CJ gate should fit YJ with very few issues.

A gate with the big "W" or "Willys" on it would be collectible, but I don't think a standard CJ gate is worth all that much. I might be wrong - they do rust out.
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:15 PM   #5
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In reality, things are only worth what someone is willing to pay and how badly they really, really want it and just have to have it.

I saw a couple on ebay yesterday that were rusted and not is great shape compared to the one I have and they were asking $150. I think mine might have a spot or 2 of some surface rust but nothing rotting out and the inside is lined. Maybe I should just hang it on the wall like a picture. Not sure the wife will let that happen.
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Old 07-30-2010, 02:00 PM   #6
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if you want a cheap one, hit up the junkyard
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Old 07-30-2010, 06:50 PM   #7
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I don't want one, I have one. But I don't know where you live but I have been through plenty of junkyards from PA-NC and in CA and AZ and I don't see many CJ's there. Maybe where you live it is different. I was trying to find out of price because I am selling mine.
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Maybe check eBay, advanced search, sold items.

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