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Old 06-01-2010, 04:12 AM
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The 2010 Ram 1500 ST comes with a tailgate lock already installed, right?

If so, I dont need to buy a manual one... Im planning on ordering a Tonneau to cover the bed, and the wife doesnt want our $h!t getting stolen during a planned road trip, so my tailgate needs to be secure...

Im currently stationed overseas, and I wont get to see my 2010 Ram 1500 4x4 ST until Oct. of this year.

Worst case scenario, I will need to buy a manual tailgate lock. Anyone know of any tailgate locks that fit the 2010 Ram?

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I'm pretty sure that the 2010 Rams come standard with the tail gate lock already installed. I believe it was the early build '09s that didn't have it.

You shouldn't have to worry, between the tailgate lock and the tonneau you should be good.

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it does come with 1
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The 2010's come standard with a manual tailgate lock. It is a pain to use with the key fob's removable key, but you can ask the dealer to make you a conventional key for the tailgate lock....or install an electric one.

If the electric one interests you, I posted a tech post on how the install went.
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Mine has a keyed lock that was standard when I bought it...
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I have not seen a 2010 without the tail gate lock, that i recall
some of them even have the back up camera already installed in the same handle, about 1/2 of the ones on the local dealerships lot have them, just the ones that come with the navigation system, i believe its called the RER radio

the tailgate lock also keeps your tailgate & tail lights from being ripped off, seems some people need them more than the owners
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