Original Series

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Flatbed and Van - Original Series

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The Original Tommy Lift

The Original Series is a single-cylinder, parallel-arm design based on a cable and pulley system. This classic design is compatible with flatbed, stake and van bodies and offers a wide selection of platform materials to accommodate almost any industry application.

Liftgate Capacity
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1000, 1300, & 1600 lbs.

Hydraulic System
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Single-Cylinder

Lift Style
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Parallel-Arm

Original Series Features

  • Durable, military aircraft quality lifting cables.
  • Fully-enclosed hydraulic system safely encased within liftgate mainframe
  • Pressure bypass prevents overloading
  • Fold-down platform for dock or forklift loading
  • Timed inactivity switch
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In Stock, Guaranteed

The Tommy Gate facility includes a 40,000-square-foot warehouse and shipping department. Specific models are always kept in stock and ready to ship the day they are ordered. The most popular models are also kept in stock at one or more of five Tommy Gate warehouses nationwide.

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The Original

Throughout the last 50 years the Original Series has been a staple in the liftgate industry. Invented by Delbert “Bus” Brown, and first sold for pickups in 1965, the assembly process used in constructing Original Series liftgates has not changed much over the years.

  Models for 96" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
91-1050 TP36 1000 87  x  36 6 50 585 B
91-1050 TP42 1000 87  x  42 6 50 610 B
91-1050 TT34 1000 87  x  34 6 50 570 B
91-1050 EA37 1000 85  x  37 6 50 525 B
91-1050 EA42 1000 85  x  42 6 50 540 B
91-1050 BG34 1000 87  x  34 6 50 585 B
91-1350 TP36 1300 87  x  36 6 50 585 B
91-1350 TP42 1300 87  x  42 6 50 610 B
91-1350 TT34 1300 87  x  34 6 50 570 B
91-1350 EA37 1300 85  x  37 6 50 525 B
91-1350 EA42 1300 85  x  42 6 50 540 B
91-1350 BG34 1300 87  x  34 6 50 585 B
91-1650 TP36 1600 87  x  36 6 50 585 B
91-1650 TP42 1600 87  x  42 6 50 610 B
91-1650 TT34 1600 87  x  34 6 50 570 B
91-1650 EA37 1600 85  x  37 6 50 525 B
91-1650 EA42 1600 85  x  42 6 50 540 B
91-1650 BG34 1600 87  x  34 6 50 585 B

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  Additional Models

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
72-1050 TP36 1000 68  x  36 6 50 500 E
72-1050 TP42 1000 68  x  42 6 50 525 E
72-1050 TT34 1000 68  x  34 6 50 485 E
72-1050 EA37 1000 66  x  37 6 50 450 E
72-1050 EA42 1000 66  x  42 6 50 460 E
72-1050 BG34 1000 68  x  34 6 50 500 E
72-1350 TP36 1300 68  x  36 6 50 500 E
72-1350 TP42 1300 68  x  42 6 50 525 E
72-1350 TT34 1300 68  x  34 6 50 485 E
72-1350 EA37 1300 66  x  37 6 50 450 E
72-1350 EA42 1300 66  x  42 6 50 460 E
72-1350 BG34 1300 68  x  34 6 50 500 E
72-1650 TP36 1600 68  x  36 6 50 500 E
72-1650 TP42 1600 68  x  42 6 50 525 E
72-1650 TT34 1600 68  x  34 6 50 485 E
72-1650 EA37 1600 66  x  37 6 50 450 E
72-1650 EA42 1600 66  x  42 6 50 460 E
72-1650 BG34 1600 68  x  34 6 50 500 E
80-1050 TP36 1000 77  x  36 6 50 535 D
80-1050 TP42 1000 77  x  42 6 50 560 D
80-1050 TT34 1000 77  x  34 6 50 520 D
80-1050 EA37 1000 75  x  37 6 50 475 D
80-1050 EA42 1000 75  x  42 6 50 490 D
80-1050 BG34 1000 77  x  34 6 50 535 D
80-1350 TP36 1300 77  x  36 6 50 535 D
80-1350 TP42 1300 77  x  42 6 50 560 D
80-1350 TT34 1300 77  x  34 6 50 520 D
80-1350 EA37 1300 75  x  37 6 50 475 D
80-1350 EA42 1300 75  x  42 6 50 490 D
80-1350 BG34 1300 77  x  34 6 50 535 D
80-1650 TP36 1600 77  x  36 6 50 535 D
80-1650 TP42 1600 77  x  42 6 50 560 D
80-1650 TT34 1600 77  x  34 6 50 520 D
80-1650 EA37 1600 75  x  37 6 50 475 D
80-1650 EA42 1600 75  x  42 6 50 490 D
80-1650 BG34 1600 77  x  34 6 50 535 D
86-1050 TP36 1000 82  x  36 6 50 565 C
86-1050 TP42 1000 82  x  42 6 50 590 C
86-1050 TT34 1000 82  x  34 6 50 550 C
86-1050 EA37 1000 80  x  37 6 50 505 C
86-1050 EA42 1000 80  x  42 6 50 520 C
86-1050 BG34 1000 83  x  34 6 50 565 C
86-1350 TP36 1300 82  x  36 6 50 565 C
86-1350 TP42 1300 82  x  42 6 50 590 C
86-1350 TT34 1300 82  x  34 6 50 550 C
86-1350 EA37 1300 80  x  37 6 50 505 C
86-1350 EA42 1300 80  x  42 6 50 520 C
86-1350 BG34 1300 83  x  34 6 50 565 C
86-1650 TP36 1600 82  x  36 6 50 565 C
86-1650 TP42 1600 82  x  42 6 50 590 C
86-1650 TT34 1600 82  x  34 6 50 550 C
86-1650 EA37 1600 80  x  37 6 50 505 C
86-1650 EA42 1600 80  x  42 6 50 520 C
86-1650 BG34 1600 83  x  34 6 50 565 C

  Applications & Brackets - Flatbed and Van

Code Body Style
B 96" Wide Bodies
C 90" Wide Bodies
D 85" Wide Bodies
E 80" Wide Bodies

 Available Platforms

TP36 One-piece steel treadplate w/ 36" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series TP36 Open Original Series TP36 Closed

TP42 One-piece steel treadplate w/ 42" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series TP42 Open Original Series TP42 Closed

TT34 One-piece steel TommyTraction w/ 34" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series TT34 Open Original Series TT34 Closed

EA37 One-piece extruded aluminum w/ 37" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series EA37 Open Original Series EA37 Closed

EA42 One-piece extruded aluminum w/ 42" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series EA42 Open Original Series EA42 Closed

BG34 One-piece steel bar grate w/ 34" loading depth + 6" taper

Original Series BG34 Open Original Series BG34 Closed

  Standard Features

Fixed & Timed Toggle Control Image
Fixed & Timed Toggle Control

prevents unauthorized use, and deactivates 90 seconds after operation

Power Cable w/ Full Length Ground Image
Power Cable w/ Full Length Ground

ensures consistent power supply

150-amp Circuit Breaker Image
150-amp Circuit Breaker

protects vehicle's electrical system, disconnects power for repairs

  Available Options

2-light Light Kit Image
2-light Light Kit

2-light add-on system (T-64) (one red, one white each side)

3-light Light Kit Image
3-light Light Kit

3-light add-on system (T-54) (two red, one white each side)

2-light, LED Light Kit Image
2-light, LED Light Kit

2-light add-on system (T-64) (one red, one white each side)

3-light, LED Light Kit Image
3-light, LED Light Kit

3-light add-on system (T-54) (two red, one white each side)

Remote Pendant Control Image
Remote Pendant Control

allows additional operator movement

Dual Controls Image
Dual Controls

standard fixed control + remote pendant control

Rubber Platform Bumpers Image
Rubber Platform Bumpers

protects platform from scratching (sets of four or six)

Folding Tire Rack Image
Folding Tire Rack

provides support and stability for tire handlers

Grip-style Tape Kit Image
Grip-style Tape Kit

for smooth steel platforms (2002 and older)

In-cab, Shut-off Switch Image
In-cab, Shut-off Switch

enables power to be disabled from within the truck cab

Documents

  Original Series

Document Name Size Download
Original Series Owner's Manual 1069kb
Warranty Guidelines 506kb
Flatbed, Stake, & Van - Original Series Parts List 272kb
Flatbed/Van - Original Series Dimensions 285kb
Estimated Installation Times 452kb
Original Series Platform Lock Instructions 23kb
Original Series Wiring Instructions 63kb
Flatbed, Stake, and Van Installation Instructions 481kb
Original Series Arm Replacement 14kb
Original Series Cable Installation 42kb
Original Series Cylinder Replacement 253kb
Original Series Cylinder Seal Replacement 10kb
Original Series Pulley Pin Replacement 20kb
Folding Tire Rack Instructions 490kb
In-cab Cut-off Switch Instructions 595kb
T54 & T64 Light Kit Instructions 1602kb
2016 Tommy Gate Liftgate Guide 5626kb

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