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Old 05-12-2021, 06:27 PM   #1
MDFarms
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Cut 8ft bed Into 6ft Bed

Anyone know of a shop or individual that knows how to or knows someone who can cut down a 8ft bed properly preferably in Michigan or If not Indiana/Ohio? Or have the templates that show.the cut lines around the rear marker lights?

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Old 06-04-2021, 08:42 PM   #2
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Re: Cut 8ft bed Into 6ft Bed

I’m curious about this too, is it just as easy to find a short bed and swap it onto the frame? Can this be done to a 3/4 ton long bed - drop a short bed onto the frame??

Here’s some specs from the Wiki:
115 in (2,921 mm) (short box: -ton models)
127 in (3,226 mm) (long box: -ton & -ton models)
133 in (3,378 mm) (1-ton models)
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Old 06-05-2021, 07:33 AM   #3
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Re: Cut 8ft bed Into 6ft Bed

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Im curious about this too, is it just as easy to find a short bed and swap it onto the frame? Can this be done to a 3/4 ton long bed - drop a short bed onto the frame??

Heres some specs from the Wiki:
115 in (2,921 mm) (short box: -ton models)
127 in (3,226 mm) (long box: -ton & -ton models)
133 in (3,378 mm) (1-ton models)
frame has to be shortened as well
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Old 06-06-2021, 06:25 PM   #4
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Re: Cut 8ft bed Into 6ft Bed

There are tons of threads on this, two main methods if it’s diy. Cut 12 and 8 inch sections out and weld back together or cut and tip the flanges. If your paying someone, buy new bedsides. The labor costs will kill you
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