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C102820PB - Tailgates Smooth for Push Button Latches & Links



$858.00 / EACH

Smooth for Push Button Latches & Links

Smooth tailgate has correct gage thickness, welded construction like the original and accurate bends and dimensions. This custom tailgate is for customers who want a smooth tailgate, as original, that has been modified to use with push button latches and link assemblies instead of traditional chains. Tailgate is made of electro-galvanized steel. Tailgate hinges sold separately. Made by MAR-K in Oklahoma City, USA. This tailgate will work for 1940 if you use the hinges made to work with a 1941, part #100678 or #100888. This Tailgate requires Latches and Link Assemblies that are sold separately. Make sure you include latches and links with your order (see "With this part you may also want" below.)

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With this part you may also want
Image or part number 100678


$60.00 / PAIR


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Image or part number 100888


$89.00 / PAIR


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Image or part number 106013


$120.00 / PAIR


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Image or part number 106013S


$228.00 / PAIR


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Image or part number 106014


$141.00 / SET


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Long Stepside
Short Stepside

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Long Stepside
Short Stepside

1941 - 1946
Long Stepside
Short Stepside

Every Style:

1940 Chevy Long Stepside;
1940 Chevy Short Stepside;
1941 Chevy Long Stepside;
1941 Chevy Short Stepside;
1942 Chevy Long Stepside;
1942 Chevy Short Stepside;
1945 Chevy Long Stepside;
1945 Chevy Short Stepside;
1946 Chevy Long Stepside;
1946 Chevy Short Stepside

When shipped individually


Box dimensions (HxLxW):
2" x 57" x 17"
Item(s) weight:
26 lbs
Box weight:
3.8 lbs
Total weight:
29.8 lbs

I got the tailgate and everything to install it. All of the parts were great. It only took maybe 2 hours to install everything.the tailgate looks really nice, no latches showing no cables or arms showing just a really custom install.
By bruce meyer
Part C102897 - Tailgate Components No Script for Handle and Latch Mechanism

I used many Mar-K parts to build my 57 Chevy pickup, including bed sides (with no pockets and pre-welded SS angles), bed front panel, tailgate (with hidden latches and supports), SS bed supports, rear bed support and roll pan, oak bed wood, and polished SS bed strips. Every Mar-K component I used arrived in great condition and was very well designed and built. Its nice to have the piece-of-mind that using Mar-K parts brings, since I spent so much time and energy building our dream truck. I always recommend Mar-K whenever the opportunity arises.
By Jeff Hillman
Part 102892 - Tailgates Chevrolet Script with Steel Hidden Latches and Links

Hi, over the past 8 years I've purchased a lot of parts,not once have there ever been any problems with the items..No scratches,dents,or defects of any kind!

Complete bed assemble-------perfect,all holes lined up on the money!

polished Bed strips and bolt kit-----Shines like a mirror!

I would recommend buying all of your parts from mar-K!
By Greg Helmetag
Part 120105 - Tailgates Smooth NO Latch

I just received my order. Great looking products, this should make the finishing of my project go faster and easier.
By Frank Battaglia
Part 100596 - Tailgates Original - GMC Script

My parts arrived in perfect condition. I am very happy with my order, especially the custom tailgate!
By Mickey Manworren
Part 102908 - Tailgates Louvres 4 Row with Steel Hidden Latches and Links

Just wanted to let you know that I am very pleased with the parts I have purchased from you. I have a front bed panel, cross sills, tailgate, and rollpan installed on my 53' Chevy. All pieces fit perfectly with no issues whatsoever. I am so used to having to |fit| parts because they really don't fit. Its nice to know if I get something from you its going to work! Now I just wish you would make fenders!
By Joe Warner
Part 102817 - Tailgates Flush Embossed Bowtie NO Chain Latch

You guys make great products! Every one of the items I purchased from you |fit|. No grinding, bending, filing, cutting, adjusting required. I took them out of the box, and they just fit. That says a lot! Also, when I did call your folks to talk through what I needed, they were some of the most personable people I've dealt with. ---- Thanks
By John Herrera
Part 100644 - Tailgates Original - GMC Script

All of the parts are very high quality, well made, with an excellent fit. It also is very important to me that these parts were Made In The USA, as I try to build my trucks with as many American made parts as possible. I greatly appreciate that GMC specific parts, such as tailgates are now being reproduced, too. I will highly recommend MAR-K to anyone who is restoring an old truck. My thanks to everyone involved in the production of these parts.....John
By John Clothier
Part 100596 - Tailgates Original - GMC Script

The tailgate fit perfect as I knew it would from Mar-K. My entire bed is Mar-K and have had many complements. I had absolutly no problems with assembly. I wish all of the parts I bought for the truck were as quality as Mar-K.
By Ed Knecht
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Please allow 45 business days to receive your order. If your order includes custom items, allow 45 business days. Online orders are sent UPS ground or by truck, depending on the parts. UPS 3-Day Select, 2nd Day Air and Next Day Air are available by calling our office at 405-721-7945, Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT.

Some orders ship by truck freight (bedsides, 1-ton or Longhorn bed wood, strips/angles over 107 ¾", etc.). Your order will show an estimated freight amount based only on your state. When your order is received, the freight will be adjusted using the correct weight, dimensions and exact location and we will contact you with the correct freight total.

The truck freight amount collected is for standard delivery only and does not include any extra charges incurred such as lift gate service, inside delivery or change of delivery address.

You can prepay with VISA/MASTERCARD/DISCOVER or check/money order. On orders paid by personal or company check, we will hold your order 10 business days to insure the check clears before processing. For faster delivery, please send a certified check or money order. Payment must be made in U.S. funds drawn on U.S. banks. There will be a $25 charge on all returned checks. Personal checks are not accepted for orders to be picked up at MAR-K.

We must have the billing address and the name that appears on the credit card. All credit card orders are subject to authorization on amount and billing address. Notification is by mail on any unauthorized information. Parts will be shipped to the billing address on the credit card. If the billing address is a PO Box, we will need payment by check or money order.

We guarantee parts to be of proper fit. If there are any problems with your order, all transactions must be done within 30 DAYS of the date shipped. No exchanges or credits will be given until the item has been returned to MAR-K Quality Parts.

Due to manufacturing increases, prices are subject to change without notice.

MAR-K will not be liable after 30 days for any claims of missing/lost parts.

Whether you are doing the work yourself, taking it to, or having it shipped to another party, it is your responsibility to confirm that all the parts were received, and to contact us concerning any shortages within the 30 day period.

Some parts are packaged together in the same box and some are packaged individually. Some parts might include hardware, latches & link assembly, moulding clips, cross sill brackets, etc. that should be included in the package with the part, so be sure to check all boxes!

If you will be taking the parts to someone else to restore (body shop, friend, etc) it is a good idea to take pictures of the parts in the box--including any enclosed hardware, etc. Let that person know that you have checked the boxes and everything was there and had all hardware, clips, brackets, enclosed. You might also tape any enclosed instructions to the appropriate part to make it easy on the person doing the restoration. If you have the parts shipped directly from Mar-K to the body shop or person doing the work, please contact them and discuss this 30 day guarantee. Have them check the boxes upon arrival if you can't do it yourself.

Returns are to be made within 30 DAYS of ship date. To return or exchange any item, please call first. Notification and proof of purchase are required. We will need a copy of your invoice to arrange any return or credit. If the part has been altered in any way from original state due to modification or time elapsed, it will not be eligible for refund or exchange.

Our liability for parts is only the replacement of a defective part or refund for the purchase price. No other warranty is extended or should be construed or implied. If you change your mind or order the wrong part, there will be a 20% restocking and handling fee plus ANY freight charges.

The following items are NON-RETURNABLE: Bed wood with Hidden Mounting holes Aluminum Bed Strips Powder Coated Bed Strips Bed Strips/Angle Strips without holes Overstocked or Discontinued Items on Sale All Custom Items (bed wood, bed strips/angle strips, bed sides, etc.)

Wood Beds - Wood beds are guaranteed for 14 days from ship date. Bed Bolt Kits - Verify quantity, material and quality. If there are any problems or shortages, transactions must be made within 30 days of ship date. The sales staff is required to know the quantity of bolts you received before problems can be processed. Our sales staff is instructed not to send replacement bolts without this information from you.

Your shipment will leave our dock in perfect condition. Do not sign for the shipment until you have thoroughly inspected the packages for external damage and verified the quantity of packages received matches the quantity listed on the shipping paperwork you are asked to sign. MAR-K is not responsible for shipments that are not signed for as damaged or incorrect quantity upon arrival. PLEASE DO NOT RETURN THE DAMAGED PARTS TO US DIRECTLY OR THE CLAIM WILL BE FORFEITED.

Our voicemail is available on weekends and evenings. Our fax is available 24 hours a day at 405-721-8906. Our showroom hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT if you are picking up your parts.

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