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Tailgate With Centered Inside Handle, Smooth, Polished Stainless Supports

Fits: 1950-72 Ford F-100 Trucks (Each truck takes 1)

Part Number: 0246-SHS Original Part Number: 120293S

Sorry, this item is no longer available. See notes and alternate parts below.

• A smooth style tailgate. NO CHAINS!
• Handle is inside the bed, so the outside has a clean, custom look.
• Tailgates with handle and links include all the parts needed to install the tailgate.
• Supports available in Zinc Plated Steel, Stainless Steel, or Polished Stainless Steel.
• Tailgates require special hinges which are included in the kit.
• Stock bed sides require simple modification, template included.  Handle is intended to be painted.


1950 EARLY Series: still had steel floor, curved stake pockets and embossed bed sides.

        Many of the 50-Early bed pieces fit back to 42.

1950 LATE Series: had new wood floor, rectangular stake pockets and smooth bed sides (no embossing).

        Many of 50-Late bed pieces continued to fit Flare-side beds through 53-6 series and beyond.

If in doubt please ask for assistance.

California Prop 65 Warning

Cancer and Reproductive Harm

Part Instructions
Tailgate with centered inside handle PDF
Catalog History
F100 - 2016 Pg. 130 PDF
F100 - 2015 Pg. 127 PDF

Unless otherwise noted, our parts fit only these applications:

12 volt, negative ground
6½ foot flareside (a.k.a stepside)
Body Style
F-100, F1