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Thread: Tailgate Lock

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    I have a 07 GMC Sierra Classic but I had a 07 NBS Silverado that had a locking tailgate. I want to have one on my GMC but can't find one I like and was wondering if anyone knew if the insides of the tailgate (handle linkage) are the same or not so that I can just switch over the handle, the bezel, and have the lock rekeyed. I know that the newer style bezel is larger than the one I have now but from looking at it, it should cover the hole from the original one. I don't want a pop lock as I want to have only one key(the ignition key) to operate the lock. Does anyone know of a aftermarket lock for the tailgate that can be rekeyed to work with the ignition key?
    Mike :fighting0037:

    2007 GMC Sierra Z-71
    2009 Chevrolet Malibu


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    Below is similar to what I'm using on my 2009 Sierra. It's codeable so you can set the lock to whatever key you wish.
    http://gmaccessoriesstore.com/tailga...le-p-1426.html

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    AZ that is exactly what I want but I'm not sure if it will work with the classic as far as hooking up with the insides of the tailgaite

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