A popular accessory on the Series Land Rovers is the so called “Cat Flap”.
If you often swap roof styles, then you can leave the tailgate on your tub, and mount a top mounted “liftgate” (aka catflap) door on your roof.
The alternative is to swap between a side hinged door and the tailgate every time you switch between van/stationwagon roof and softtop/pickup/topless.
The original “Liftgate” door has part number 320652, and are a sought after object.
They were produced between 1958 and 1984, and like the doors, they are a birmabright skin, on a steel frame.
When the centre mounted handle is turned two steel rods extend or retrackt to activate the locking pins in the sides, to hold it in place.
I wonder why no one has made a third part plexi-glass replacement.
If you know of alternatives or copies, please leave a comment below.