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US Patent number 8,070,206 “Tailgate Lowering Apparatus and Method” is the patent for our Tailgate Lowering Links. Also included in this patent are Spring Keeper Release Levers that allow the user to easily detach the tailgate cable end from the pickup bed.

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US Patent number 8,075,038 “Multi-position tailgate support Apparatus and Method” is a patent for Adjustable Tailgate Cables that allow you to use you tailgate in multiple positions including lower than horizontal (like the position of the tailgate when the Lowering Links are used) or in partially closed positions.

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US Patent number 8,070,208 “Multi-position tailgate Adjustment Apparatus and Method” is a patent for Adjustable Tailgate Cables that allow you to use you tailgate in multiple positions including lower than horizontal (like the position of the tailgate when the Lowering Links are used) or in partially closed positions.

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US Patent number 8,070,207 “Multi-position tailgate support Apparatus and Method” is a patent for Adjustable Tailgate Cables that allow you to use you tailgate in multiple positions including lower than horizontal (like the position of the tailgate when the Lowering Links are used) or in partially closed positions.

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US Patent number 8,087,710 “Multi-position tailgate support Apparatus and Method” is an apparatus that will allow you to use you tailgate in multiple positions including lower than horizontal (like the position of the tailgate when the Lowering Links are used) or in partially closed positions.

US Patent number 8,109,553 “Multi-position Tailgate Retaining and Counterbalancing Apparatus and Method” is an apparatus that maintains the look and functionality of a conventional tailgate for a pickup truck. The apparatus and methods may include a counterbalance reducing the effort required to lift or lower the tailgate. The apparatus and methods may allow the counterbalanced tailgate to be lowered to, and automatically stop at the standard open position like a conventional tailgate. Moreover, by pulling and releasing the tailgate release latch handle, the tailgate may be lowered further to a fully open position. Upon reaching this lower, fully open position, the tailgate may automatically stop. The apparatus and methods may also provide a counterbalanced tailgate that secures at multiple predetermined positions between the closed and fully open positions, each such position retaining the tailgate's full load carrying capacity.

Multi-Position Tailgate Retaining and Counterbalancing Apparatus and Method