2009 F350 Tailgate - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-West Region > Michigan Chapter
Log In 


Michigan Chapter Join Chapter, Leader: just another truck

2009 F350 Tailgate

Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-23-2014, 07:07 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
2009 F350 Tailgate

Does anyone know where I can find one of these? Ive seen one on CL for 800. Little steep for me. I have a nice work truck that I bought but it has a 5th wheel tailgate on it now. Thanks for your help.

PS. I live in Allen Park but not afraid to travel for it. Got the truck from Atlanta last month
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-23-2014, 08:09 PM
FordBlueHeart's Avatar
FordBlueHeart FordBlueHeart is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Traverse City
Posts: 1,838
FordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to behold
Congrats on the new to you truck! Those tailgates are going for top dollar. It's a common mod for older SDs who want to update the look. I've heard as much as $1800 for one. Don't know, but it probably had the step, maybe even the back up camera.
__________________
Torr "I live where you vacation "
06 F250 King Ranch FX4 Crew 6.0 diesel 4x4 159k miles
4"MBRP SS409 Turboback, SCT3,SinisterCoolantFilter & EGR'd,ARPstuds,OEMgaskets, Upgraded:STC,Standpipes,Dummy Plugs,Blue Fuel Spring&HFCM.CAT ELC, Rotella T6, Torque Pro
2014 Escape Titanium Ecoboost 2.0crappyMPG!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-23-2014, 08:35 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
ya the 800$ one had camera. I found a blue one for 400 but prob would need to paint it so wife wont kill me
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-23-2014, 10:01 PM
FordBlueHeart's Avatar
FordBlueHeart FordBlueHeart is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Traverse City
Posts: 1,838
FordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to behold
Man I wish I could find a blue one for that cheap! Can't afford it right now anyways.
__________________
Torr "I live where you vacation "
06 F250 King Ranch FX4 Crew 6.0 diesel 4x4 159k miles
4"MBRP SS409 Turboback, SCT3,SinisterCoolantFilter & EGR'd,ARPstuds,OEMgaskets, Upgraded:STC,Standpipes,Dummy Plugs,Blue Fuel Spring&HFCM.CAT ELC, Rotella T6, Torque Pro
2014 Escape Titanium Ecoboost 2.0crappyMPG!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-23-2014, 10:54 PM
Chad149's Avatar
Chad149 Chad149 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Milford, MI
Posts: 3,493
Chad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputation
Check with Scrap Busters in Westland. Lost a tail gate to thieves on my last Super Duty, had the best prices at the time (back in 05), New vehicle take off, not a scratch on it. I know you can get first gen Super Duty tailgates new after market for cheap as well, but they are a bit "tinny" feeling.
__________________
2012 XLT F-350 6.7 Powerstroke 172" WB & 36' Voltage
Fab Four rear bumper w/Rigid lighting, Cooper ST MAXX 295-70-18, Westin HDX brushguard w/Westin 20" LED light bar, Truxedo Deuce, Blistein 5100, Airlift 5000 Ultimate, Airlift compressor & 2.5gal tank
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-24-2014, 08:56 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
ok, sweet. found a white one with a dent in it for 250. gonna check it out tomorrow. if not I will check scrap busters.


I don't really want/need to spend the money either but I need one before camping season. otherwise the tonneau cover I just bought (200) wont help much keepin things dry.

and yes, im cheap


FORDBLUE I will post craigslist link. if he doesn't sell it soon, you might be able to talk him down in a few weeks. F250 F350 Superduty Tailgate

CHAD I think there are modifications needed to put a first gen tailgate on my truck. I don't mind doing them, just lookin for most reasonable option now, whatever it may be
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-24-2014, 09:22 PM
Chad149's Avatar
Chad149 Chad149 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Milford, MI
Posts: 3,493
Chad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by dramirez163 View Post
ok, sweet. found a white one with a dent in it for 250. gonna check it out tomorrow. if not I will check scrap busters.


I don't really want/need to spend the money either but I need one before camping season. otherwise the tonneau cover I just bought (200) wont help much keepin things dry.

and yes, im cheap


FORDBLUE I will post craigslist link. if he doesn't sell it soon, you might be able to talk him down in a few weeks. F250 F350 Superduty Tailgate

CHAD I think there are modifications needed to put a first gen tailgate on my truck. I don't mind doing them, just lookin for most reasonable option now, whatever it may be

I think changes were made to the hinges in '08 to accommodate the spring assist function. For the new style gate on the old trucks you have to swap the hinges but only if you feel you want the assist function. I would think an old style gate should drop right on if logic serves me right. If not, these should be found usable in the boneyard as well.
__________________
2012 XLT F-350 6.7 Powerstroke 172" WB & 36' Voltage
Fab Four rear bumper w/Rigid lighting, Cooper ST MAXX 295-70-18, Westin HDX brushguard w/Westin 20" LED light bar, Truxedo Deuce, Blistein 5100, Airlift 5000 Ultimate, Airlift compressor & 2.5gal tank
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-25-2014, 07:13 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
$200

http://i1375.photobucket.com/albums/...ps0557afbe.jpg


but I closed it and it wont open. handle acts like it is going to open. is it locked or needs adjusted?

will the handle pull up if its locked or will it be unmoveable? thanks
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-25-2014, 07:14 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.


sorry, new to posting pictures using photobucket
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-25-2014, 11:05 PM
FordBlueHeart's Avatar
FordBlueHeart FordBlueHeart is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Traverse City
Posts: 1,838
FordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to beholdFordBlueHeart is a splendid one to behold
I think it doesn't move? Chad probably knows, but it's past his bed time.
__________________
Torr "I live where you vacation "
06 F250 King Ranch FX4 Crew 6.0 diesel 4x4 159k miles
4"MBRP SS409 Turboback, SCT3,SinisterCoolantFilter & EGR'd,ARPstuds,OEMgaskets, Upgraded:STC,Standpipes,Dummy Plugs,Blue Fuel Spring&HFCM.CAT ELC, Rotella T6, Torque Pro
2014 Escape Titanium Ecoboost 2.0crappyMPG!
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02-26-2014, 04:39 AM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
ha ok. then hopefully I can get it opened up
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-26-2014, 06:54 AM
TheBigBee's Avatar
TheBigBee TheBigBee is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Shelbyville, Michigan
Posts: 2,074
TheBigBee is a name known to allTheBigBee is a name known to allTheBigBee is a name known to allTheBigBee is a name known to allTheBigBee is a name known to allTheBigBee is a name known to all
The handle on my tailgate pulls up even if it is locked but does not disengage if it is locked.
__________________
Andrew - Frankenbee 2002 F250 SD CC Was 5.4L Now: 7.3L , 4r100HD w/PTO, Sonnax Kit, 8" Lift, 38" Tires, 5.38 gears, TrueTrac Locker, Avic Z140BH DVD/NAV/SAT, Light bars w/12 150 Watt lights, 2 outdoor speakers,F650 Dash, 50 Cent, 4" MBRP, Van Turbo, 6637, ZooDad, FRX, HPX, EV2 Tri-Gauge Pillar, Plenum Inserts, CCV, Hutch/Harpoon, BF1212 Prefilter, Ladder Bars, DP-F6, T500 7.3L Swap Build Thread
2000 F350 7.3L DONOR
2003 Excursion Limited 6.0L, SGIIStock
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Chad149's Avatar
Chad149 Chad149 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Milford, MI
Posts: 3,493
Chad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputationChad149 has a superb reputation
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBigBee View Post
The handle on my tailgate pulls up even if it is locked but does not disengage if it is locked.
X2. Even if you need to fix anything, all the handle parts are reasonably priced.
__________________
2012 XLT F-350 6.7 Powerstroke 172" WB & 36' Voltage
Fab Four rear bumper w/Rigid lighting, Cooper ST MAXX 295-70-18, Westin HDX brushguard w/Westin 20" LED light bar, Truxedo Deuce, Blistein 5100, Airlift 5000 Ultimate, Airlift compressor & 2.5gal tank
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-26-2014, 03:43 PM
bbender85's Avatar
bbender85 bbender85 is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Caledonia, MI
Posts: 3,859
bbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud ofbbender85 has much to be proud of
brandon.c.bender bbender785
the mechanism probably needs adjusted. on my last super duty i had to pull so hard on the lever i thought it was going to break. took apart the panel on the opposite side and adjusted it and it was good if i recall correctly.

are you looking for one with the step?
__________________

Brandon
'07 F150 Supercrew 6.5' Lariat
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 02-26-2014, 06:18 PM
dramirez163 dramirez163 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: allen park, mi
Posts: 181
dramirez163 is starting off with a positive reputation.
ok. thanks. I didn't have time to play with it today. I will try to mess with it by the weekend. Ford dealer said it was only 15$ to rekey the cylinder so im gonna bring it in once I open the back panel and take it off.

Bender, I am not lookin for one now. just got this one. but I did find a guy that is looking for a silver one with a ladder, when I was looking for this one. How much do you want for it? I will call him and give him the info.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2014, 06:18 PM
 
 
 
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
losing my mind dramirez163 Michigan Chapter 20 11-10-2014 02:30 PM
83 Ranger diesel engine, trans, radiator-READ First bottomacher Ford Truck Parts for Sale 5 07-09-2014 05:54 PM
Anyone in Atlanta? Rasputin53 1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 1 05-21-2014 02:35 PM
For sale Atlanta area USCG_PA Excursion - King of SUVs 3 12-13-2013 09:38 PM
Truck Acc shops north side of Atlanta Mallo 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12 11-13-2007 03:20 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Regional Chapters > Mid-West Region > Michigan Chapter

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:22 AM.

 

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC2
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup