Tailgate replacement


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To all the 1st generation frontier owners out there. I just want to know if you ever replace your tailgate with an original one. I had a big dent on mine and i was thinking of getting it fixed and I know that will cost a lot of $$$ to get it fixed. I had another solution. I was thinking of getting another original tailgate from a junk yard. But my main concern is my car key will work on the new tailgate or do I have to swap the locking mechanism from the old tailgate to the new one? I just hope the junk yard here in NC has one for my 04 frontier w/ the same color.