Ute & Wagon tailgates

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Ute & Wagon tailgates

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Here we have some pics of the inner reinforcing plate for the hinges on a FB/EK ute tailgate, anyone know if the wagon tailgate uses the some plate?

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No idea, I think I have a rusty wagon tailgate up the back , might be able to see through the gaps tomorrow ???
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Blacky wrote: Sat May 13, 2023 11:31 pm No idea, I think I have a rusty wagon tailgate up the back , might be able to see through the gaps tomorrow ???
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I have a few that I can see into as well 🤣🤣 if Blacky can’t get a good look OZ let me know.
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FireKraka wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 9:59 am I have a few that I can see into as well 🤣🤣 if Blacky can’t get a good look OZ let me know.
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Sorry bloke I forgot all about this today


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Blacky wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 9:23 pm Sorry bloke I forgot all about this today ImageImage


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FireKraka wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 9:59 am I have a few that I can see into as well 🤣🤣 if Blacky can’t get a good look OZ let me know.
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I have set an alarm on my phone to look tomorrow morning oz_ek
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I'll have a look as well OZ, sorry work gets in the way of fun.
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Re: Ute & Wagon tailgates

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Hi OZ I had a look this morning at one of the roached Station Wagon tailgates that I have and have to tell you they are totally different.

The reinforcing plate in the Wagon (from what I can see) goes all the way from the hinge at the bottom up past where the side spring loaded latches come through it even seems to have a formed piece for the rod to go through (I think) if I get time today I will cut the skin off so I can get a photo.

I don’t think it has the horizontal strengthening bar either.

By the way I believe that tailgate you have is FC as it has 4 screw holes where the side latch plate goes and FB EK has only 2.

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Wagon tailgate- pretty cactus but hope this helps???
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Sorry, just read Neil’s post , here’s a couple more pictures Image
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Re: Ute & Wagon tailgates

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Thanks for the info!....Wagon appears to be very different to the ute, now thinking FE / FC wagon might be similar to the ute?
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I think you are correct Phil. The FE wagon evolved from the van as far s I can see. it was the first wagon that gmh produced.

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