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McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock

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Do you know where your tailgate is? If you think it's on your truck, you may want to think again. Tailgate theft is big business on the chop-shop black market, and in the time it takes to read this sentence, some sticky-fingered tailgate grifter could have slipped away with your goods. But there's one way to foil the fraud—the McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock.

If you regularly use—and want to keep—your tailgate, the McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock is for you. The ingenious design not only locks your gate to your truck, but it never gets in the way of regular use. Your tailgate opens and closes just like normal, only it can't be removed without the matching key. In fact, the only time you need the key is when YOU want to remove your tailgate.

Installing directly to the right hinge cup of your tailgate, the McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock goes on quick and easy, with no truck or tailgate modifications needed. It's made from strong, lightweight stainless steel and polycarbonate construction, so it's tougher than the crooks. And to lock down this deal, McGard backs your Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock with a 1-year warranty.


McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock Customer Reviews

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Reviewed by Gordon R (MUSTANG, OK) — Oct 17, 2018 9:50 PM

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Installation is simple if you read the instructions for your vehicle. Provides more security than a hose clamp alone. I recommend a second matching key in case you lose one. Be sure to register your lock with McGard.

Does the trick

Reviewed by Leo M (FLORESVILLE, TX) Reviewed for a 2017 Dodge Ram — Dec 21, 2017 8:32 PM

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Quick Simple no brainier install clean look in Texas concerned how the plastic holds up. But should work fine As a theft deterrent as intended

Good enough to do the job

Reviewed by Terry W (FAIRVIEW, TN) Reviewed for a 2014 Ford F-350 — Oct 03, 2017 2:21 AM

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I like the lock, it does what I expected. I wish the directions were a little clearer. On my truck I don't get to us the plastic to keep the band from scratching the paint. Not happy about that..

It hasn't been stolen since

Reviewed by Chris M (DALLAS, TX) Reviewed for a 2011 Ford F-150 — Jan 19, 2017 7:54 AM

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It was simple to install and took about 5 minutes. Since I installed it, the tailgate has been stolen. So far it is working.

McGard Tailgate Anti-Theft Lock

Reviewed by John L. B (GAINESVILLE, TX) Reviewed for a 2009 GMC Sierra — Mar 12, 2016 8:32 PM

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A touch pricey for what you get, but it will inconvenience the quick theft and therefore likely is effective.