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Tailgate, 2.5 x 8

APSCO Tailgate Cylinder

Engage and disengage your truck’s tailgate latch from inside your vehicle with ease using the APSCO tailgate cylinder. This product is made to the highest quality standards to ensure reliable performance and longer-lasting service.

Features & Benefits
  • Features a durable extruded aluminum body that can be used on various tailgate applications
  • Made from high-grade materials for superior durability
  • Rigorously tested for performance and efficiency
  • Installs easily as it is made as a direct replacement for the factory part
Type Tie Rod
Retracted Length 13.87”
Extended Length 21.87”
Type Tie Rod
Retracted 13.87”
Extended 21.87”

Product Description

2.5 x 8 Tailgate

Product Attributes

Application Tailgate Latch
Bore Diameter 2.5 in.
Stroke Length 8 in.
Cylinder Type Double Acting
Mounting Type Bracket End
Pin Kit Included No
Seal Kit Part No. SK-2609
Force Rating 490 LB Force at 100 PSI
Push Rod Thread Diameter 5/8"-18 UNF 2A
Port Diameter 1/4"-18 NPT
Port Quantity 2
Piston Rod Material Stainless Steel
Bracket Length 10 in.
Clevis Pin Hole Diameter 1/2 in.

APSCO® is a proud manufacturer of pneumatic cylinders, controls, and valves for the mobile, truck equipment, and automotive industries since 1964. The company continuously evolves to meet industry challenges and the changing needs of customers. But providing innovative solutions need not compromise quality, and that's APSCO's commitment since day one. The company makes use of the highest quality materials and the latest technology in manufacturing its products. And it rigorously tests them before shipment to ensure only safe and reliable APSCO products reach their customers. These stringent manufacturing processes and tests have earned them an ISO 9001:2001-certified company, beginning in 2004.


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