Dee Zee Brite-Tread Tailgate Protector

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Fitment Info

  • Protective tailgate cap
  • Vehicle specific design
  • Easy no-drill installation
  • Made with tough high-strength aluminum
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in the USA

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  • Protects the edge of your tailgate from unsightly dings, chips and dents
  • Designed for a custom fit with specific vehicle applications
  • Easy to install with the 3D double-sided adhesive automotive tape
  • Made tough and strong to add value to your vehicle for years
  • Dee Zee's guarantee of quality and performance
  • Made in the USA by Americans for Americans
Protective Tailgate Cap

Protective Tailgate Cap

The Dee Zee Brite-tread tailgate protector cap covers the edge of the tailgate panel to protect it. It prevents chips, dents and dings that may result from hauling cargo or it shifting in the truck bed.

Vehicle-Specific Design

Vehicle-Specific Design

The tailgate protector cap is made for specific vehicle applications for easy installation and a perfect fit. Click the blue button above (Find this for your car) to select your vehicle to order a perfect fitting tailgate protector.

Easy No-Drill Installation

Easy No-Drill Installation

The cap is easy to install with no drilling required (for most vehicle models.) It sticks on the tailgate edge quite firmly with 3D adhesive automotive double-sided tape. This is included in your purchase and you don't have to buy extra installation hardware.

Made with Tough High-Strength Aluminum

Made with Tough High-Strength Aluminum

The Dee Zee Brite-tread tailgate protector is constructed with the company's patented aluminum. It is stronger and tougher than stock varieties and will take years of heavy-duty service without the slightest sign of weakening.

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty

Dee Zee provides a limited lifetime warranty for your purchase. It is a guarantee of superior industrial-grade quality and excellent performance without so much as a defect resulting from the manufacturer's error. If you need any help with your warranty, feel free to get in touch with PartCatalog.

Made in the USA

Made in the USA

Dee Zee is an American manufacturer that creates jobs for thousands of people every year. It uses locally sourced workforce and materials to promote local industries and contribute to the growth of the American economy.

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This product comes with the manufacturer's limited lifetime warranty.
Part Numbers

The following part numbers are available in this product line:

DZ2101, DZ2103, DZ2110, DZ2111, DZ2113, DZ2115, DZ2116, DZ2119, DZ2121, DZ2122, DZ2123, DZ2123B, DZ2131, DZ2136, DZ2137, DZ2138, DZ2139, DZ2142, DZ2143, DZ2144, DZ2145, DZ2171

To purchase this product for your vehicle, please select the Year, Make and Model of your vehicle at the top of this page.

Chevrolet (1981-2017)

C10, C1500, C20, C2500, C30, C3500, K10, K1500, K20, K2500, K30, K3500, R10, R20, R2500, R30, R3500, S10, Silverado 1500, Silverado 1500 Classic, Silverado 1500 HD, Silverado 1500 HD Classic, Silverado 2500, Silverado 2500 HD, Silverado 2500 HD Classic, Silverado 3500, Silverado 3500 Classic, Silverado 3500 HD, V10, V20, V30, V3500

Dodge (1994-2010)

Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500

Ford (1987-2017)

F-150, F-250, F-250 HD, F-250 Super Duty, F-350, F-350 Super Duty, Ranger

GMC (1981-2017)

C1500, C2500, C3500, K1500, K2500, K3500, R1500, R2500, R3500, Sierra 1500, Sierra 1500 Classic, Sierra 1500 HD, Sierra 1500 HD Classic, Sierra 2500, Sierra 2500 HD, Sierra 2500 HD Classic, Sierra 3500, Sierra 3500 Classic, Sierra 3500 HD, Sonoma, V1500, V2500, V3500

Isuzu (1996-2000)


Mazda (1994-2009)

B2300, B2500, B3000, B4000

Ram (2011-2017)

1500, 2500, 3500

Toyota (2007-2013)