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08-30-2010 10:00 PM
GoldTJ Whatever it was that used to be there,it looks like it would make handle access extremely difficult,if not impossible!Maybe it belonged to a fat and gimpy old Grandma and that was part of her Rascal scooter hydraulic rack!
08-30-2010 07:43 PM
AzTJ More than likely used to be a bracket or something there, maybe for a CB antenna.
08-30-2010 07:41 PM
Gate53 I don't think I'd put to much weigh on that end of the gate.
08-30-2010 07:33 PM
dale914 now with the better pictures, no ideas? I'd be happyto mount a jerry can or a lift on the back, but am happy to keep the holes number to a minimum
08-30-2010 05:03 PM
Gee oh Dee
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
Regardless what they were for, I assume you are not using them. I also assume they are currently open. I would close them up to look better and keep water out.
You assumed wrong, and would have known this if you'd read the entire thread.
08-26-2010 09:09 PM
InfernoGirl
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Originally Posted by mrcarcrazy View Post
Looks like somebody got a new drill and just had to try it out...(yes this is the best guess I could come up with)
Hehehe... makes me think of my license plate.... I took off the mounting plate the other day and mounted it to the tub. Only thing is I had a few problems drilling the new holes for it, and now it looks like swiss cheese... Trey said I should get some bullet hole stickers from the auto parts store to put on it.....
08-26-2010 09:03 PM
dale914 OK, here is a better picture
08-26-2010 11:48 AM
Neil F. Regardless what they were for, I assume you are not using them. I also assume they are currently open. I would close them up to look better and keep water out. At the auto parts store you can get plastic push plugs. Paint the edge of the hole with some touch up paint. When dry apply some silicone or RTV around it and put the plug in. To be less noticeable, you can paint the plug body color before installing.
08-26-2010 10:21 AM
mrcarcrazy Looks like somebody got a new drill and just had to try it out...(yes this is the best guess I could come up with)
08-26-2010 09:50 AM
ParaCAD
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Originally Posted by dale914 View Post
OK, take two! In relationship to the door handle to open the tailgate, there is one at the 11 o'clock, 10, 7, and two at 6. filled in with black plastic caps


11:00? at nite? thats a pretty dark pic...

I have no idea..
08-26-2010 09:36 AM
JeepCreeper Take another pic during the daytime. :P
08-26-2010 12:09 AM
dale914 sold by a neighbor who said it was never offroaded or with the roof off, but I found an L bracket for a bikini top, so... his previous owner??? I cant figure out what would be there. lame covers indeed. nothing poking through the other end. I'd be happy to throw on a high lift or jerry cans
08-26-2010 12:07 AM
Gee oh Dee Bullet holes? The lady friend and I are really leaning toward an old aftermarket piece that was removed. The caps are prolly a lame attempt at covering the holes left when the XXX(whatever) was removed and sold for extra money when the Wrangler was sold to you or a stealership.
08-26-2010 12:00 AM
dale914 OK, take two! In relationship to the door handle to open the tailgate, there is one at the 11 o'clock, 10, 7, and two at 6. filled in with black plastic caps
08-25-2010 11:57 PM
Gee oh Dee I see what looks like a door lock and some extra screw/bolt holes. And I'm on a good monitor, so its not my comp messin with my eyes.

Did you check the opposite side? Maybe something internal is or was mounted there?

2000 TJ? My 98 TJ doesn't have them. Maybe something aftermarket was mounted. Different spare holder, or an aftermarked rack/gas can holder. I've seen them on TJs.
08-25-2010 11:52 PM
dale914 k, I'll try, I have to tip up my moniter to see, look at the black dots on the tailgate. them's them
08-25-2010 11:51 PM
Gee oh Dee Maybe your tire carrier was replace? Or something else was moved/altered and the original holes were kept?
08-25-2010 11:50 PM
Gee oh Dee
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Originally Posted by pakman55 View Post
I see black and the last 4 digits of your licence plate. "5583"
That'd be "S583".

And OP, what are you specifically talking about. Your pic is UBER small and doesn't explain what your talking about very well. Can you blow it up and circle via MSpaint or something similar?
08-25-2010 11:45 PM
pakman55 I see black and the last 4 digits of your licence plate. "5583"
08-25-2010 11:44 PM
dale914
what are these holes in my tailgate?

SO, I have these holes in my tailgate and I don't know what they're from. I dont mind them, but I might as well use them. for a high lift? Jerry cans?

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