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A LiftGator is powered by a self-contained battery system within the lift gate which is recharged by the truck’s 7-pin connector or built in 110v charger.
The XTR is for truck applications, the VLG is for commercial vans. A VLG features a fold away frame system, which allows the van doors to be opened when the frame is folded down. The XTR features a fixed vertical rail frame.
Yes, a VLG is compatible with both vans and trucks.
A LiftGator will fit either a 2″ or 2 ½” hitch receiver. The two important measurements are; from the ground to the top of hitch receiver, which must be 24″ or less, and the top of the hitch receiver to the bed of the vehicle, which must be 24″ or less.
“-M” model designates a lift gate with manual stabilizers. A “-PS” designates a lift gate with electric powered stabilizers. Manual stabilizers have a drop pin to bring the foot down and a hand crank for a fine adjustment. Electric stabilizers are actuated by a control switch on the side of the upright rail.
No, a LiftGator rides securely on the vehicle when the provided hitch stabilizer is tightened.
A LiftGator will arrive in a crate. All you have to do is take it out of the crate, roll it up to the back of your vehicle and insert it into your hitch receiver.
Yes, a LiftGator comes with a full 1-year warranty covering structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.
Each LiftGator is produced by experienced fabricators in Mt. Pleasant, TX. Steel and Aluminum are sourced from American mills to ensure the highest quality.
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Royal Service Bodies
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