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Louvered Tailgate Insert for Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate

Louvered Tailgate Insert for Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate

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Attach this durable metal gate insert to your tailgate when you are not towing your fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The louvered insert completes the tailgate for a solid, sleek look and helps to prevent cargo in your truck bed from flying out. Great Prices for the best tailgate from Stromberg Carlson. Louvered Tailgate Insert for Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate part number VI-4000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Stromberg Carlson Tailgate - VI-4000

  • Tailgate Insert
  • Truck Tailgate
  • Louvered Tailgate
  • Stromberg Carlson
  • 41-1/2 Inch Wide

Attach this durable metal gate insert to your tailgate when you are not towing your fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The louvered insert completes the tailgate for a solid, sleek look and helps to prevent cargo in your truck bed from flying out.


Features:

  • Tailgate insert fits into your tailgate when you are not towing your 5th-wheel or gooseneck trailer
    • Helps to prevent cargo from flying out of your truck bed
  • Louvered design maintains the aerodynamic styling of your tailgate
  • Glass-filled, black composite metal construction is strong and durable
  • Rust-resistant, metallic black powder coat matches your tailgate
    • Insert can be painted to accommodate your own style
  • Aluminum drive nuts are drilled into tailgate for a secure installation - hardware included
    • Insert can be removed by adjusting a few bolts when you are ready to tow
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 4000 Series 5th-wheel louvered tailgates
  • Dimensions: 41-1/4" long x 11-3/4" tall x 1-1/4" deep
  • 2-Year warranty


VI-4000 Stromberg Carlson Insert for 4000 Series Fifth Wheel Louvered Tailgate




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Louvered Tailgate Insert for Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate - VI-4000

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (36 Customer Reviews)

Attach this durable metal gate insert to your tailgate when you are not towing your fifth-wheel or gooseneck trailer. The louvered insert completes the tailgate for a solid, sleek look and helps to prevent cargo in your truck bed from flying out.

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Quick installation. All components fit perfectly, making fit-up easy. Really happy with the overall look and functionality.




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Make quick release pins thanks. A little bit to pricey by itself, maybe include it with the tailgate?




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Fit was very good on tailgate.looks good on truck




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I originally purchased this tailgate to put on when I tow my Fifth Wheel trailer, but I like it and have left it on the pickup. I did order the part to cover the V opening in the tailgated so things I haul are more secure.




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Fits into the tailgate ok but screwing down defeats the use of the tailgate. I plan on installing a U channel around the tailgate so that I can just drop it in place. Then put two or three snap in rivets to keep it in place. Making it easy to take in and out.




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Easy installation... looks good!!




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Early delivery; fits. Only minus is it installed with 12 bolts. A piano hinge, 2 barrel bolts and minor drilling modified it to work better (I need to not have to remove 12 bolts every time I hook and drop; sometimes every day.). Looks great; secures bed.




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It looks good on the 5th wheel tailgate. I don't haul a 5th wheel trailer. I put the insert on so it would look more like a regular tailgate.




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I have not yet installed this, because it almost seems like it would be too much work to keep removing the hardware in order to use the tailgate for my 5th wheel...then reattaching it afterwards.




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Easy to install by following the instructions. I replaced the mounting screws with thumb screws so I do not need a screwdriver to remove it when hooking and unhooking from the trailer.




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Very nice add to the tail gate part. Easy to put on. I like the fact it covers the area that would be left open with just the 5th wheel gate.




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Great company, I ordered mu item and was processed and sent right away.




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Arrived quickly- exactly as described




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Love the tailgate. On my black f350 it looks like a factory tailgate.




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This was the only part of the tailgate that was descent.




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Just as advertised. Good replacement for my bowed tail gate!




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looks great on the truck with the tailgate i purchased with it




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Tailgate is what we wanted




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Holes didn’t lineup correctly, slight modification and it works




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like it for when I haul things in my truck when I do not have hitch in




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Ordered And recieved my vi400 in 4 days, installation took 15 min, looks great




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Looks and fits well. I slotted the screw holes so I will not have to remove all the screws to remove and install. Quick install and remove with the slots installed. Fills the gap and looks good.




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The V1 fits as advertied and was a 15 min. Install. Shipping was immediate and pricing is excellant. Thx.




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    Using the Louvered Tailgate Insert # VI-4000 will obscure a good portion of the truck bed but it won't block it completely. The openings in the insert are straight on and not angled like on slightly open mini blinds on a window. So if you were close to the openings you could see straight into the bed.
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    For a 5th wheel style tailgate confirmed as a fit for your 2017 Ford F-250 you'd want the part # VG-15-4000 which is a confirmed fit. The notched out portion of the tailgate in the center is 12 inches tall. We have a way to replace the notched out portion of the tailgate too if ever needed with part # VI-4000.
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    We do have the Stromberg Carlson Tailgate part # VG-97-4000 which fits your 2013 Ford F-350 and has a cut out adapter that you can fit to the tailgate, part # VI-4000. This does have the lower 100 lb capacity. I wish we still carried a tailgate for your truck that had a backup camera relocation kit. We used to carry one from Huskyliners that did exactly this but we stopped carrying it for some reason.
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  • Can Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th Wheel Louvered Tailgate be Painted White
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