Tailgate conversion

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dub_crazee
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Tailgate conversion

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Hey guys, new to the forum and just got back into caddy ownership with a 2017 150dsg. I’d like to do a TG conversion and I know the mk4 tailgate is visually different but can someone tell me if all the loom, catches, latches and roof hinge panel are the same please as earlier models please
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the swan fiend
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Re: Tailgate conversion

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If your van is 2017 model year, I would assume it is a mk4??


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dub_crazee
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Re: Tailgate conversion

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Correct, it is a mk4! But I’m wondering if I can get all the bits and pieces out of another (earlier) van that’s being broken and then just by a mk4 TG panel! Broadens my search area then for parts then.
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Re: Tailgate conversion

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You’ll certainly need Mk4 tailgate specific tail lights as they’re a slightly different shape to the ones for barn doors.

Also, the latch on a Mk4 tailgate is electronic instead of mechanical (as found on older vans) so I’d imagine a Mk4 loom would be required… happy to be corrected by someone more knowledgeable though!


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