Tailgate Band Molding

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Does anyone know if any aftermarket vendors are selling the tailgate band for 1981-1987 Chevrolet/GMC Truck?
 

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I’ve watched the aftermarket parts since 2008, and they haven’t since then, just bands for Blazers and Jimmies. eBay will be your friend there.
 

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is the band the part that goes in the recessed portion of your tailgate? if so I have a gmc one that I may part with. I prefer the plain stamped look of the tailgate without the filler piece..
 
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It dresses up my excursion nicely, though. Let’s peeps know it’s a diesel.
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You should raise that up an inch or two, before you duct tape it on. Just to cover the furd stuff....
 
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is the band the part that goes in the recessed portion of your tailgate? if so I have a gmc one that I may part with. I prefer the plain stamped look of the tailgate without the filler piece..

The one in your photo is a 73-80 style. I don't know if the older one will fit into the 81-87 tailgate as the recesses are different.
 

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My GMC has that band on it. Mine looks like a hailstorm hit it. How much to part with it? If you are still considering selling?
 

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The one in your photo is a 73-80 style. I don't know if the older one will fit into the 81-87 tailgate as the recesses are different.
Then what is this from?
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I had an '80 C20 3+3 with Silverado trim and two-tone paint back in the mid '90's that had the small band. They will fit 73-80 tailgates. They won't fit 81 and up due to the change in profiles of the recessed area.

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I had an '80 C20 3+3 with Silverado trim and two-tone paint back in the mid '90's that had the small band. They will fit 73-80 tailgates. They won't fit 81 and up due to the change in profiles of the recessed area.

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Why the difference in the same years? You said that bigger one was 73-80.


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Why the difference in the same years? You said that bigger one was 73-80.


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Maybe on the dually it was so they would have room for them silly lights if states required them like Commifornia
 

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Maybe on the dually it was so they would have room for them silly lights if states required them like Commifornia
I got that gate from a 79 Sierra Classic K20 or C20. Having trouble remembering at this point in the evening.


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Maybe on the dually it was so they would have room for them silly lights if states required them like Commifornia
I need the lights though.


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I got that gate from a 79 Sierra Classic K20 or C20. Having trouble remembering at this point in the evening.


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Biggens got ya fused?
 

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Maybe on the dually it was so they would have room for them silly lights if states required them like Commifornia

My crew cab was a C20 SRW. It didn't have cab or tailgate lights. I really don't know why some bands were big and some were small from 73-80. I had a friend with a '76 Scottsdale with no side trim, but he had the large band on the tailgate.
 

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