Tailgate latches on my 1975 Blazer

Blazer Mike

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I have a bit of a problem; I own a 1975 Blazer and the tailgate latches on either side do NOT correspond with anything available in the usual catalogs -either one generation up or down. I have never seen latches like these on a GM before. Can anyone identify them because i need to replace them (LH side is obviously destroyed)
 

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I can’t help with your latch problem, but welcome to the forum.
 

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They look like standard type K5 latches and strikers? They are different from the pickup tailgate type hardware. Do you just need the one striker?
 

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I have a bit of a problem; I own a 1975 Blazer and the tailgate latches on either side do NOT correspond with anything available in the usual catalogs -either one generation up or down. I have never seen latches like these on a GM before. Can anyone identify them because i need to replace them (LH side is obviously destroyed)
You should be able to order those from LMC
 

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There’s some strikers on ebay and LMC has the latches
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Blazer Mike

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Awesome! Thank you for the ebay link! LMC, as well as everyone else i've searched, isn't offering the strikers only the latches..
 

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Awesome! Thank you for the ebay link! LMC, as well as everyone else i've searched, isn't offering the strikers only the latches..
ill go see if I have some doubtful but maybe
 

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welcome
 

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