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Gate King Adjustable Truck Bed Extender

Gate King Adjustable Truck Bed Extender

Item # GK97FR
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Carry longer loads or create a wheel chock for your dirt bike with these tailgate adjusters. Durable, stainless steel bars replace factory cables and allow you to adjust your tailgate to 8 different angles. Easy installation - no drilling required. Lowest Prices for the best tailgate from Gate King. Gate King Adjustable Truck Bed Extender part number GK97FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Gate King Tailgate - GK97FR

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  • Tailgate Assist
  • Gate King

Carry longer loads or create a wheel chock for your dirt bike with these tailgate adjusters. Durable, stainless steel bars replace factory cables and allow you to adjust your tailgate to 8 different angles. Easy installation - no drilling required.


Features:

  • Tailgate adjuster bars let you safely carry longer loads in your truck bed
    • More convenient and less cumbersome than typical tailgate extenders
    • Great for trucks with tonneau covers and camper shells
  • Sturdy bars let you adjust your tailgate to 8 different angles from open to closed
    • Allow the tailgate to support your load while locked in position
    • Turn your tailgate into a wheel chock for dirt bikes and ATVs
  • Simple operation - just lower your tailgate, engage the pins on each side, and lift to desired angle
    • After your tailgate is closed, the pins return to the open position for normal tailgate use
  • Quick and easy installation with included mounting hardware - no drilling required
    • Replaces factory tailgate cables and uses existing bolt holes
  • Durable, stainless steel construction with e-coat finish resists corrosion
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Quantity: 2 support bars
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Note: Gate King adjustable tailgate support bars do not replace the need for ratchet straps or tie-downs. Support bars will not work with most after-market slow-release bars and may not work if your truck's tailgate is bent, dented, or misaligned.


gate king ladder

If you've struggled with hauling a dirt bike or ATV in your truck bed or with transporting building supplies from the hardware store, the Gate King adjustable truck bed extender is the perfect solution. These durable, stainless steel bars let you adjust your tailgate to different angles so you can accommodate longer loads in your truck bed.


Make Your Tailgate Adjustable

gate king ladder

Unlike cumbersome, traditional truck bed extenders that either install in your hitch or have to be mounted around your tailgate, the Gate King adjustable bed extender replaces your factory tailgate cables. Since it is always ready to go, you won't have to waste time with installing a traditional extender. And the Gate King adjusts your tailgate to 8 different angles from open to closed, giving you several options for different types of long loads from lumber to stand-up paddle boards.


gate king tonneau cover

If you have a tonneau cover or camper shell installed on your truck, this innovative system will let you carry longer loads without having to open the cover or drive with the camper shell door open.


gate king wheel chock

Additionally, you can use the adjustable tail gate extender to turn your tailgate into a wheel chock for dirt bikes and ATVs.


Simple and Quick Operation

gate king pins engaged

The Gate King adjustable truck bed extender is incredibly simple to operate. Simply lower your tailgate, engage the pins on each bar, and lift to your desired angle. As you lift, you'll hear an audible click when your tailgate locks in at each increment.


gate king tailgate closing

Once you lift your tailgate completely to close it, the pins will return to the open position. This will let you use your tailgate normally. However, if the tailgate is locked at the tightest angle and unable to close due to a tonneau cover or camper shell, the included tool lets you to release the pins and open the tailgate. This tool also is helpful for other situations where you can't easily release the pins by hand.




491919 Gate King Tailgate Adjuster



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Video of Gate King Adjustable Truck Bed Extender

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Gate King Adjustable Tailgate Support Bars Review

Shane: Hey everyone. Shane here with etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a look at the Gate King tailgate adjuster. Now if you're like me, you use your truck for a lot of different things. For instance, carrying loads where it sticks out past the tailgate, you have to have your tailgate down all the time. I've actually lost some loose items when carrying something like this.

I've lost some loose items from the back of my truck, going down the highway. Well, there's a solution and that is the tailgate adjuster. It is going to allow you to adjust your tailgate in different positions, to help keep those items in the bed of your truck, keep you from losing them.As you can see here, this is going to work great for our longer loads. We're able to raise our tailgate up, kind of get our ladder up in the air rather than being flat, potentially, maybe losing our ladder or anything else. This is also going to work great for your ATVs and your dirt bikes.

You can use your tailgate as a wheel chock. So a lot of times when you put your dirt bike inside, the tire is going to stick out past the end of your bed just a little bit. You'd take your tailgate with the adjustment on it, lock it up against your back tire and it's going to keep your dirt bike from, or four wheeler for that matter, from moving forward and backward in the bed of your truck while you're traveling.Another nice thing that I really like about this, is you can see with our tailgate up, our ladder in place, maybe you have surf boards, are going to work basically the same way as we have our ladder here, you raise the tailgate up. Another thing that I really like about this set up is we're still able to use our tonneau cover. This being able to use our tonneau cover like this is going to help secure, or better secure our items up there towards the cab of the truck, even with our tailgate partially open.

As I mentioned, we're going to have eight different locking positions.Here we have our tailgate all the way open, locked from our lowest position, all the way up to close. The nice thing about it is when we close it all the way, this tab here is going to push this lever and lock it into the open position. That way we can use our tailgate normally, without it locking on us. Each one is going to be constructed of stainless steel. It's going to come with the hardware to get it mounted in place.

And it's going to use the existing holes that our factory cables we're installed in.These are going to work with multi-function tailgates, like you see on a lot of the newer trucks. What I do suggest is make sure you use the fit guide. Make sure you're getting the correct ones for your vehicle. One thing I do want to stress is being able to use your tailgate like this, is not to secure your loads. You want to make sure you're strapping anything down you put it in the bed of your truck. Also, anything you may have pushing down on your tailgate, you want to make sure you're not going to exceed the tailgate's weight inaudible 00:02:45 here. So just make sure you check your manufacturer's recommendations on that.In my professional opinion, I really like how these work. I like being able to use it in different positions to secure different size loads in here. I really think it's going to come in handy for your dirt bike riders and four-wheelers, or individuals that ride four wheelers that have them in the back of their truck, to use this as an extra wheel chock, when they're hauling their bikes and their four wheelers around.Now, if you'll notice how tight our tailgate is here, it might be kind of hard to reach in and get that unlocked. Well, they give you a key. You simply take the open end and put it over top of the rod, take the weight off the tailgate, push it back, lock it into place. And you want to make sure you do this on both sides. Another thing I really like about them, is how easy they are to install. 10, 15 minutes, you can probably have both of them installed and you're ready to go. That's going to do it for a look at on the Gate King tailgate adjuster..


Customer Reviews

Gate King Adjustable Truck Bed Extender - GK97FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

Carry longer loads or create a wheel chock for your dirt bike with these tailgate adjusters. Durable, stainless steel bars replace factory cables and allow you to adjust your tailgate to 8 different angles. Easy installation - no drilling required.

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Excellent!



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2021 Ram 1500



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


I do not recommend this product for a Toyota Tundra 2014 to 2021. I have a 2016 Tundra and did not work. Bad customer service when trying to return the part. They didn’t answer my calls or emails. They had me send pictures multiple times of how the part fitted my tailgate. Took 2 weeks to get a response for a RA number.


Comments
After reviewing photos you have sent in to Customer Service, the hex bolts that hold the tail light fixture still seen in the picture need to be replaced with a flathead screw on each side. These are provided by Gate King in the box along with the instructions. This allows space for the Gate King Tailgate Adjuster to open and close properly.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 11/02/2021

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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


For the price I expected less slop in the action as it opens, slaps against the tailgate. However, once extended or locked it is good. Remember to also use the spacer from your original cables (2019 Silverado) you will need them on the top bolts. The retaining clips (spring steel) were not tight enough so every third or forth closing/opening the ratchet would engage on one of the support bars. Simply squeezed them both with pliers to create a firmer fit. See one of the photos submitted showing the clip.



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Will hold the tailgate up so I can pull my camper with my four wheeler in the back.



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


Got it today and already installed. Will make a difference when carrying my UTV in the truck bed.


Comments
It has worked flawlessly. With UTV in the bed, its sturdy and doesnt flinch.
Joe - 10/30/2021

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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


This is made to a very high standard. It performed like it was standard equipment on our truck. As soon as we installed it, we went to the hardware store and purchased lumber for a project. Worked excellent. It held the lumber up against the tanno cover. Didn't even need to tie the load down. Excellent product. Next I'll load my motorcycle in my truck and see how good it holds up. Can't wait



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


This product works great. I'm able to adjust my tailgate to help me haul lumber or anything large in my short bed truck. Because it's easy to use, simple to install and heavy-duty, I would recommend this product to anyone needing more versatility out of their truck bed.



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate


This is a very good product, however it’s way too expensive for the pair I can’t recommend it because of the cost. In my opinion it’s at least double the cost of what it should be.



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Review from a similar Adjustable Tailgate Assist in Tailgate



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