Tailgate trim

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Will this trim fit on my tailgate

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wasn't sure if there was a non embossed tailgate for that trim piece ... I assume it just covers it with no clearance issues ?

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Looks like the correct rounded stamping ( 73 - 80 ) for that trim.

I'd assume the factory used trim clips to hold it on, though.
 

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So I guess you need a certain tailgate with the clips welded in ? i see they were held on with screws through the tailgate.

I was hoping I could install something back there... its plain looking...
 

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You will need to drill holes in your tailgate.
thats what I wanna hear !

is there a video ? or is it pretty straight forward ? I assume it wont " teeter or rock" on the existing letters embossed on the tailgate ?
 

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i thought about it. The lettering would need to be perfect. Doubt Id ever be ok with it...
 

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not sure if those are the same font.

but I get the idea..

not a bad plan B

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not sure if those are the same font.

but I get the idea..

not a bad plan B

Thanks
They have all different fonts.. often the decals are used as stencils with white paint under the body color… stick…paint…peel…clear
 
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i found my font ...

Ordering them in case I cant do a tailgate band..
 

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wasn't sure if there was a non embossed tailgate for that trim piece ... I assume it just covers it with no clearance issues ?

Thanks for your help
My factory 78 has the wide tailgate band, i was shocked to find when i pulled it off that my tailgate was chevrolet embossed under it. I have pics from it but cant find them.

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