If you are ready to control your massive truck tailgate, the Dee Zee Tailgate Assist is the only answer. Our truck tailgate assist shock safely controls the drop of your truck's tailgate. It allows you to open your tailgate with virtually a single finger and avoid the bone-jarring thud as it slams down. Now when your hands are full headed to your truck, your tailgate is no longer a struggle. This simple addition is also extremely helpful in ensuring the longevity of your tailgate, as well as the safety of operators, including small children wanting to lend a hand.The single dampened gas shock is extensively tested and works in conjunction with factory cables. All mounting hardware is included and no drilling is required for installation on the driver's side of the truck bed. The truck tailgate assist is designed specifically for each make and model, which makes installation a breeze and you can review our YouTube videos to help with step-by-step instructions.