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Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Dodge Trucks

Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Dodge Trucks

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This strong-as-steel plastic tailgate features a cutout that makes it perfect for towing a 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The locking tailgate has built-in louvers that reduce drag, and it mounts securely with rotary latches and coated cables. Lowest Prices for the best tailgate from Stromberg Carlson. Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Dodge Trucks part number VGD-10-4000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Stromberg Carlson Tailgate - VGD-10-4000

  • Truck Tailgate
  • Fifth Wheel Tailgate
  • Stromberg Carlson
  • Louvered Tailgate
  • Composite Plastic
  • With Lock

This strong-as-steel plastic tailgate features a cutout that makes it perfect for towing a 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The locking tailgate has built-in louvers that reduce drag, and it mounts securely with rotary latches and coated cables.


Features:

  • Convenient cutout for towing a 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer
    • Replaces your OEM tailgate during towing or travel to protect it from damage
  • Glass-filled, black composite plastic frame with louvers
    • Frame is blow molded to create a lightweight yet strong-as-steel tailgate
    • Components resist rust
  • Louvered design reduces drag and improves visibility
    • Less drag means better gas mileage
    • Accessory kit (4000-V; sold separately) lets you create a custom look by adding black, paintable steel louvers
  • Keyed center release mechanism works in conjunction with rotary latches
    • Locks gate in closed position
    • Allows for single-handed release
    • Includes 2 keys
  • Rotary latches and coated cables secure the tailgate to the truck
    • Gate lowers to sit flush with truck bed so that you can easily load cargo
  • Installation hardware is included
  • Custom designed to fit your vehicle
  • Made in the USA
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Note: Not rated for weight bearing applications. Do not stand on the gate.



VGD-10-4000 Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Dodge Trucks

Installation Details VGD-10-4000 Installation instructions

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Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate with Lock for Dodge Trucks - VGD-10-4000

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (447 Customer Reviews)

This strong-as-steel plastic tailgate features a cutout that makes it perfect for towing a 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The locking tailgate has built-in louvers that reduce drag, and it mounts securely with rotary latches and coated cables.

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I've had this tailgate for a year now. It has held up very well and looks good. It is easy to install and the latch mechanism continues to operate as designed. These louvered tailgates also help your mileage a little bit as they allow air to flow through the bed. Hitching up my 5th wheel is simpler because I don't need to drop the tailgate (which also removes the risk of the tailgate hitting the trailer if approaching at an angle). Overall - good product and very affordable. 699495



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2016 Ram 2500

I installed the v-gate on my truck as soon as it arrived, about a year ago. Have not had any problems with it. It is a nice looking tailgate and I have had several good comments on it. 490643



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2017 Ram 2500

Just what I need very happy with the tailgate because I pull a 5th wheel camper a lot and don't have the bother of opening and shutting tailgate every hook and unhook with ease also helps with the air flow less resistance makes for better and easier pull 652573



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The gate is attractive and very easy to install. It is a value rich product however, the purchaser should note that it is NOT a steel gate and should not be treated so. 564505



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Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Good afternoon ETrailer Team, I am super happy with my Stromberg Tailgate item #VGD-10-4000. It fit perfectly on my Dodge 3500 Dually and everything looks great. I appreciate the awesome customer Service by Anthony W as I had questions over the phone. After answering my questions he actually took my order over the phone and followed up a number of times to make sure that I got the confirmation and the delivery once it came. Great Job ETrailer! I will definitely be back and recommend you all. 414080



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2012 Ram 2500

Easy to install easy to modify for factory back up camera good fit, would have cost over $500 to get a new tailgate to replace bent one price was much cheaper 697609



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Done it’s job for over a year now. Good deal. 591301



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2011 Ram 3500

Great product 561764



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2018 Ram 3500

Easy to install except for the screws on the bottom of the endcaps. Took approximately 15-20 mins. A recommendation would be to supply a blank plug to put in the connector for the back up camera & lock 592497



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Fit was simple and it looks nice on my 2018 Ram 2500. I lost my backup camera, but hope to get a replacement that will plug directly into the OEM connector at the tailgate. Stromberg Carlson has one, Model VCD-0053, but looks as though it just hit the market. I also purchased the insert and filler plates for the tailgate, but do not plan to install them until my fifth wheel towing is done for the season. Fits well with the Access cover. 663207



- VGD-10-4000
by: 08/28/2020

One of my better investments. Backing up to my 5th. wheel camper with the tailgate down always made me nervous. After owning this tailgate, backing up with it in the up position I have no worries of hitting the camper if I am not completely straight. I would recommend this to anyone with a 5th. wheel. 870272



- VGD-10-4000
by: 08/27/2020

As a replacement of the original tailgate, i must say this one is very good, very light weight, it fit the job that i was using it for. 869456



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It works great 856521



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We love it 852129



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2015 Ram 2500

Great product and easy assembly 804323



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2016 Ram 2500

So far working great! Kind of nice not having to put the tailgate down to hook up to 5th wheel anymore. I’m a little disappointed about worrying about putting any weight on it, besides that it adds to the appeal of my truck...thumbs up! 796694



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Easy to put together and install! 779524



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2017 Ram 2500

Seems to work alright, don't care for latching system, when you open latch, it has to be set back into close position manually. 774480



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Looks great. Assembly was easy. Nice looking for being made of a plastic material. 771960



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2019 Ram 1500 Classic

Fits very well for a universal fit product. Light weight, easy to open and close. 764148



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For the price this is a decent tailgate. It is a good looking tailgate, has a lock which is important to me install while not difficult, could have been made easier with better instructions. Closing is not as crisp as I would like and a far cry from the OEM tailgate. Still in all it should serve my needs to allow easy hookup with my 5th wheel and to keep gear in the truck bed while traveling. For those looking for an inexpensive but decent tailgate this is a good choice. 756290



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2013 Ram 2500

Great for the price. Looks good on truck 749163



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Came on time and packed very well. Had a minor scuff on drivers side cover but nothing worth returning over. Overall it looks good and I am sure it will hold up to the elements. Very easy to order and I will be a repeat customer! 746012



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Too early to tell regarding quality. Time will tell however I have serious concerns regarding the 100lb weight limit. Installation is pretty straight forward but a couple of observations: 1) I suggest mounting both end plates prior to sliding your gate onto the truck pivot points. I followed the instruction but had to remove the gate in order to secure the bottom screws of the end plates. 2) The driver side gate latch is not as secure to the truck striker bolt as I would like. There is just a bit of play when closed. 737937



- VGD-10-4000
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2016 Ram 2500

Product arrived timely and was fairly easy to install. However, your add says it is as strong as steel, it has warning label on tailgate, do not step on center. We have owned 5th wheel tailgates that were steel and did not have this warning. It does look good on my truck. 734316


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