Carryall tailgate handle

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Carryall tailgate handle

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When I got it, my Carryall had a crappy aftermarket handle on the tailgate exterior, and nothing on the inside. For the exterior I decided to modify a T-shaped M37 handle, which I had laying around. I had to cut the threads off and weld on some 5/16 square stock to extend thru the latch assembly.

For the interior I really like a T-shaped handle but didn’t want it sticking up when the tailgate is down, so I made a folding handle out of left over 5/16 square stock. Not exactly factory, but looks better than the door handles some people use, in my opinion. And it works well!

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Re: Carryall tailgate handle

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Very good and looks great.
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Thanks.
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Re: Carryall tailgate handle

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Re: Carryall tailgate handle

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A very professional job. :thumbup: πŸ’ͺπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ› οΈ
It is fantastic to see work so well planned, carried out and finished. Congratulations.πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ