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crash tested car crates

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safedog car crates are distributed in the UK by Atomiza Car Care Products Ltd™

 
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tailgates

   
 

We don't take tailgates to shows as they're bulky and most people prefer the safety of a crate.

  • They cost £470 (including carriage of flatpacked gate to most UK mainland addresses)
  • They're universal, so should fit most estates and 4x4s with a flat back (i.e. no lip or sill at the back, so if you're lifting a heavy box out of the car you can slide it out without lifting it up over the ledge)
  • The backseats of the car need to be upright, as the tailgate has bars which need to butt up against the backseat for safety reasons.
  • The design of the crate means that you would need a soft padded bed (i.e. not a blanket or vetbed) to put over the bars in the back, to ensure maximum comfort for your dog(s). Particularly if you have dobermanns for whom comfort is an absolute priority!
 

In order to check that the tailgate will fit your car you may wish to check the measurements:

Height: from 655mm to 960mm
Width: from 955mm to 1120mm
Depth: from 820mm to 1300mm

 
  tailgate landrover tailgate vw touran
  Car: Land Rover Freelander 2
Registration:
Crate: Tailgate
Length of Crate: 820mm/32"
Belongs to: Two labradors and one dobermann
Car: VW Touran
Registration: 2006
Crate: Tailgate
Length of Crate: 37"
Belongs to: Labradors
Tailgate in BMW 5 series. This lovely dog is making the most of the space before being joined by three companions! BMW 5 series
Ford Mondeo with tailgate Pictured left is a Ford Mondeo estate fitted with tailgate (this is the old style gate - the new one is pictured above).
Volvo V70 with tailgate Pictured left is the same tailgate which we have transferred into a Volvo V70 (this is the old style gate - the new one is pictured above).
Pictured left is the same tailgate which we have transferred into a Landrover Freelander 2 (this is the old style gate - the new one is pictured above).
   
CLOSE UP SHOTS OF THE TAILGATE FIXINGS  
Picture shows the left hand side of the tailgate as you're looking into the car, with a strap attached to the cargo point. As it would be possible for someone to undo this strap if the boot were left open we use another two straps to connect the tailgate to the cargo points inside the boot area, just behind the back seat. Inside the boot area, the bar from the tailgate to the back of the back seats to give the dog(s) protection. You can also see that another strap is used to attach the tailgate to the rear cargo point just behind the backseat.
This view shows the left-hand tailgate door slightly open as you're looking into the back of the car. This view shows the left-hand tailgate door slightly open as you're looking into the back of the car. Note that the pocket on the tailgate door is useful for storing tennis balls!
   
   

 

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