Tuckunder Series: TKL

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Flatbed and Van - Tuckunder Series: TKL

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TKL Models

TKL models feature a single-cylinder, power-down, highly efficient design and accommodates bed heights from 33 to 47 inches. Lightweight and durable, the TKL combines sleek modern engineering and 2500lbs. of lifting capacity and has applications to fit all major flatbed, stake and van bodies.

Liftgate Capacity
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2500 lbs.

Hydraulic System
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Single-Cylinder

Tuckunder Style
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Standard Ride

Tuckunder Series: TKL Features

  • Low bed height compatible
  • Lightweight
  • Power-down
  • Stores underneath vehicle bed
  • Low-profile, fixed toggle control
  • Thermal protected motor
  • Fully protected hydraulic system
Tuckunder Series: TKL Overview Image A Tuckunder Series: TKL Overview Image B
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Bed Extensions

All TKL, Tuckunder Series liftgates have an optional, 3/16-inch steel construction bed extension. Choose an 18-inch, fixed side step (FX) for bed heights 33 to 39-inches or a 25 - 31-inch, adjustable side step (ADJ) for bed heights 40 to 47-inches. All Tommy Gate TKL, Tuckunder Series bed extensions come with rubber dock bumpers and an optional recessed light kit.

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Lightweight and Low Bed Height Compatible

The Tommy Gate Tuckunder Series: TKL features a single-cylinder, power-down, highly efficient design and accommodates bed heights from 33 to 47 inches. Lightweight and durable, this liftgate will out lift and outlast most in its class.

  Models for 96" & 102" Wide Bodies

Model Capacity Load Area Taper Travel Weight Applications Spec
TKL-78-25 EA33 2500 78  x  33 4 33-47 511 A, B
TKL-78-25 EA37 2500 78  x  37 4 35-47 519 A, B
TKL-78-25 EA41 2500 78  x  41 4 37-47 534 A, B
  1. Minimum bed height is laden. Maximum bed height is unladen
  2. Must add bed extension weight for total installed gate weight. 
  3. 4-inch front taper and a 4-inch back taper.

For further detailed liftgate dimensions, please click here. 

  Applications & Brackets - Flatbed and Van

Code Body Style
A 102" Wide Bodies
B 96" Wide Bodies

Available Bed Extensions*

Body Size Bed Height Bed Extension Type** Weight Description
96" 33 - 39 FX 219 18", bolt-on side steps, including rubber dock bumpers
96" 40 - 47 ADJ 257 25-31", adjustable, bolt-on side steps, including rubber dock bumpers
102" 33 - 39 FX 227 18", bolt-on side steps, including rubber dock bumpers
102" 40 - 47 ADJ 265 25-31", adjustable, bolt-on side steps, including rubber dock bumpers

   *  All bed extensions are 3/16-inch thick steel construction

 **  18-inch, fixed side steps (FX) are only available on bed heights 33 to 39-inches

       25 - 31-inch, adjustable side steps (ADJ) are only available on bed heights 40 to 47-inches 

 Available Platforms

EA 33 2-piece, 33-inch-deep, plus a 4" front and 4" back taper, extruded aluminum platform (w/ 17" base and 16" flipper)

Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 33 Open Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 33 Closed

EA 37 2-piece, 37-inch-deep, plus a 4" front and 4" back taper, extruded aluminum platform (w/ 19 1/2" base and 17 1/2" flipper)

Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 37 Open Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 37 Closed

EA 41 2-piece, 41-inch-deep, plus a 4" front and 4" back taper, extruded aluminum platform (w/ 21 1/2" base and 19 1/2" flipper)

Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 41 Open Tuckunder Series: TKL EA 41 Closed

  Standard Features

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Low-profile, Fixed Toggle Control

a low-profile control with five-minute inactivity shut-off

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Platform Power Down

offers consistent platform action both upwards and downwards

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Standard Power Cable

37-foot cable, 4-gauge, full-length power and ground

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Thermal Protected Motor

Electric motor with thermal shut off

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Platform Flags

Reflective flags, mounted under platform

  Available Options

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Bumper Bar

a low, full-width steel bar mounted under the liftgate

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Combo, LED Light Kit

includes 2, combination, recessed lights in the dock extension side steps that serve 4 functions (tail, turn, stop, and reverse)

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Split Cart Stops

secures wheeled cargo (loses 4-inches of loading depth when deployed)

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Dual Controls

low-profile, fixed control + remote pendant control

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Auxiliary Battery Box

provides adequate power on longer straight truck and trailer applications

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Extended Power Cable

41-foot cable, 4-gauge, full-length power and ground

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24-volt System

compatible with vehicles running a 24-volt system

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License Plate Mount

bracket plate holder with light

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In-line Power Shut Off

disables power to the liftgate along the power line

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In-cab, Shut-off Switch

enables power to be disabled from within the truck cab

Documents

  Tuckunder Series: TKL

Document Name Size Download
Tuckunder Series - Product Brochure 1438kb
Tuckunder Series - TKL Owner's Manual 5275kb
Flatbed/Van - Tuckunder Series - TKL Dimensions 292kb
TKL Models Installation Instructions 3002kb
TKL Underride Bumper Bar Installation Instructions 155kb
Estimated Installation Times 452kb
Warranty Guidelines 506kb
Flatbed, Stake, & Van - Tuckunder Series - TKL Parts List 326kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Option 1347kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Selection Guide 3098kb
Auxiliary Battery Box Instructions 3790kb
Auxiliary Battery Box (Charge Line) Instructions 850kb
TKL License Plate Kit Mounting Instructions 155kb
Tommy Gate Liftgate Guide 9133kb

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