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Takton Tailgate Assist (07-18 Silverado 1500)

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  • Item S111243

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    Features & Details

    • Prevents Tailgate from Dropping When Opened
    • Slow, Smooth Operation
    • Designed to be Install on the Driver Side Only
    • Simple Bolt-On Installation
    • Not Compatible with 2007 Silverado 1500 Classic Model
    • Fits all 2007-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Models
    Smooth, Slow Operation. Are you tired of your Silverado's tailgate dropping open with a loud bang? If so, Takton has the answer in the form of their Tailgate Assist. Takton's Tailgate Assist uses a damping strut to slowly and smoothly open your Silverado's tailgate when unlatched, preventing it from just dropping open. The Tailgate Assist is ideal for those times when you only have one free hand to open your tailgate.

    Simple, Bolt-on Installation. Takton designed their Tailgate Assist to be a direct bolt-on upgrade reusing existing factory mounting points. There is no drilling or modifications required for a simple straight forward install. With just a set of basic hand tools this Takton Tailgate Assist can be installed in less then 30 minutes.

    Application. The Takton Tailgate Assist is designed to fit all 2007-2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 models. Not compatible with the 2007 Silverado 1500 Classic models.

    Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

    MPN# S111243

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

    What's in the Box
    • Lower Ball Mount
    • Upper Ball Mount
    • Damper
    • Installation Hardware
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          Overall Rating 3.8

          out of 5 stars

          Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

          • 1/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            May 31, 2019


            The nutsert little set up they give you is completely trash and cheaply made. Took 1 turn and the nut shifted some how and started cross threading. Then it took me about 30 mins to try and get the loose nutsert out of my tailgate. Cheaply made don’t buy


            Year: 2015 Submodel: LS Engine: 4.3L V6

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            April 26, 2019

            tailgate assist

            works great and very easy install I got 3 one for brother and one for dad both very happy


            Year: 2009 Engine: 5.3L V8

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            February 19, 2019

            works good

            easy to install takes about 20 min, works good so far


            Year: 2016 Submodel: LT Engine: 5.3L V8

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          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            February 19, 2019


            It’s a good quality product and very helpful when opening the tailgate


            Year: 2009 Submodel: WT Engine: 5.3L V8

            Helpful (3)