Mopar Tailgate Table Installation Writeup

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There are 25.4 mm in an inch so a 1/2 inch is 12.7 mm. So the short answer is yes, a 13mm is the same as 1/2 inch. You'll also notice that with wrenches where a 13 will fit a 1/2 in bolt head and the other way around.
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Very quick and easy install.

Approx Install Time .50 mins. It took me .25 of a beer.

The Mopar Tailgate Table can hold up to 25lbs and is made of metal that is coated.

Tools required:

Drill
1/2” Drill Bit
10mm wrench
T-30 Torx Bit
Trim removal tool

You will be provided in the kit the following:

x4 Long screws (T-30 Torx Heads)
x2 Short screws (T-30 Torx Heads)
x1 Long Aluminum Spacer
x3 Short Aluminum Spacer
x2 Small Plastic Spacer
x4 Lock Washers
x2 Nuts

Additionally there will be:

x2 Fat Aluminum Spacers (Only used if you have the TRMS (Trail Management System) already installed.

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First, layout your kit and ensure all hardware required is provided with your kit as shown below:

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Second, open your tailgate, grab your trim removal tool and start by removing your tailgates trim piece in the bottom LEFT hand corner as shown:

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Once the trim piece is removed, take your trim piece and lay it on a shoe box/box/step with the trim piece facing down as you will be drilling from the back side.

There are (2) factory indented spots which are your drilling points for the bottom (2) holes. The other (2) drilling points for the top are large circles with hollow studs in the middle.

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Next reinstall the tailgate trim piece:

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Next you will grab your x3 Short Aluminum Spacers and push them into the holes shown below:

(NOTE: They will be hard to get into the freshly drilled holes. Also, they do not go all the way in and will go in different depth for all spacers, that is normal.)

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Next grab your x1 Long Aluminum Spacer and push it into the hole shown below:

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Should look like this at this point:

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Next you will need the following tool and provided hardware:

T-30 Torx Bit
x4 Long Screws (T-30 Torx Heads)
x4 Lock Washers

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Grab your frame piece (the piece that has the Jeep cut out on it) ensure that the Jeep cut out is upright and in the upper right hand corner when holding the frame up to your tailgate trim piece.

Hold the frame piece up with one hand and align it with the holes you drilled. Then begin to start threading your screws into the circled locations shown below.

Tighten screws down using your T-30 Torx Bit.

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Next you will need the shelf piece and the following tool and provided hardware:

T-30 Torx Bit
10mm Wrench
x2 Short Screws
x2 Small Plastic Spacers
x2 Nuts

Shelf Piece:

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Using the latch points hang the shelf on the frame. (It will just dangle there as the bottom is not attached yet.

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Grab your Small Plastic Spacer and place it in between the frame piece and shelf piece and push your small screw inboard and thread your nut until finger tight. Do the same for the other side and tighten down (NOT GERMAN TIGHT). As shown below:

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Attach your two tethers on the left and right side and your all done!!

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It’s been forever but I finally got my tailgate table in! Great write up! Mine came without instructions :facepalm: so this definitely helped! Had to take a whole beer off though b/c I put the tabletop on upside down:facepalm: so had to take off and redo. Ps...I blame the early morning and the 103 deg temp!
 
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It’s been forever but I finally got my tailgate table in! Great write up! Mine came without instructions :facepalm: so this definitely helped! Had to take a whole beer off though b/c I put the tabletop on upside down:facepalm: so had to take off and redo. Ps...I blame the early morning and the 103 deg temp!
Hello thanks for checking in! Glad this DIY helped you!! Sound like you had it under control! Now time to enjoy!
 

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I like the molle bag idea but I was wondering if there is such a thing as one larger bag instead of the 4 smaller ones? 🤔
 
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I like the molle bag idea but I was wondering if there is such a thing as one larger bag instead of the 4 smaller ones? 🤔
You could certainly do a larger bag. Limitless possibilities broski

I think the reason most do smaller ones though is so they don’t overload the bag and then forget and then youve got 100lbs hanging off that table when it’s unlatched lol not good
 

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You could certainly do a larger bag. Limitless possibilities broski

I think the reason most do smaller ones though is so they don’t overload the bag and then forget and then youve got 100lbs hanging off that table when it’s unlatched lol not good
thanks and good point!
 

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1.5 year update. One of the wires came loose and broke. no response from Mopar about ordering the part so I bought this from Amazon and it works as a replacement flawlessly.

just wanted to share in case anyone has the same issue. I really wish I went with the front runner table vs Mopar, for the price!

TCH Hardware 10 Pack Steel Looped Aircraft Cable 12" Long - Galvanized Wire Rope with Crimps
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B084XZ38ZC/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_3V95V4KD23PT1WQ6XKE6?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
 
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1.5 year update. One of the wires came loose and broke. no response from Mopar about ordering the part so I bought this from Amazon and it works as a replacement flawlessly.

just wanted to share in case anyone has the same issue. I really wish I went with the front runner table vs Mopar, for the price!

TCH Hardware 10 Pack Steel Looped Aircraft Cable 12" Long - Galvanized Wire Rope with Crimps
https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B084XZ38ZC/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_3V95V4KD23PT1WQ6XKE6?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
Wow that’s crazy thanks for sharing! Almost 3 yrs in no issue here, hope to continue haha
 
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