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Old 03-04-2011, 10:42 PM
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Just wondering if anyone has installed one? It has got good reviews on the site and looks like it may be worth it.

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Old 03-04-2011, 11:19 PM
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Or you could install a factory unit......
Here is a link to the one I installed.
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Old 03-05-2011, 01:18 PM
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Thanks I'm gonna check into that. Its a little more money, but it is a Mopar product. I'm gonna compare the two. How do you like the Mopar one?
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I have used many different power gate locks over the years, and this is first one I really like. Unlike to others that lock the handle, this unit locks the internal mechanism, so when locked you can pull on the handle, it will move, but not do anything.....just like you door handle.

With the other type, I have had someone pull hard enough to break the handle, which in turn allowed the gate to open. This is not possible with the Mopar unit.

The other point is how it sounds. The other type make a fairly load 'zip' sound when they operate. The Mopar unit is not silent, but you don't hear it unless you are right there.

As I have discovered this winter, the Mopar unit works perfectly at -38deg. The other units gave increasing trouble after -10deg, and did not function after -30deg.

This is the first tailgate lock that I will 'highly recommend'. Mopar got this one right!
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:16 PM
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Thanks, I think you just swayed my decision. I'm gonna go with the mopar one.
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I think your going to be very pleased. A little more difficult to install, but well worth the effort.
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