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Swing Open Tailgate

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Instead of a drop-down tailgate, Johnson designed his Scrambler with a Wrangler YJ swing-open tailgate. Inside, there’s no back seat and the interior can be packed with spare parts and recovery gear. The interior features a stock CJ-8 rollbar and the spare tire is mounted to it on the driver-side. Also visible in this image is the custom rear bumper made from 3x6-inch material. It features a pair of D-ring mounts, a 2-inch hitch receiver, high-mount trailer lighting plug, additional tail/brake lights, and a trio of running lights.