Tailgate lift assembly

  • US 6,550,840 B2
  • Filed: 08/07/2001
  • Issued: 04/22/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/28/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A tailgate lifting assembly, comprising:

  • a housing having a pre-determined length;

    a spring having a first and a second end and anchored to said housing at said first end;

    a cable having a first and a second end, said first end affixed to said second end of said spring and capable of stretching said spring, said cable extending substantially through said housing; and

    , at least one roller affixed to said housing, said cable extending around said at least one roller, said housing surrounding said spring from said housing first end to said cable first end and exposing said at least one roller.

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