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Post by dutchman on Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:47 am

I like the look, gotta color match that cover though. I use my bed too much to have a hard cover like that though.

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Post by Kevin on Sun Jan 04, 2015 12:37 pm

Ideally, I'd have a rollup cover and I'd mount a rack over the bedrails.  This comes off easy enough if it has to though.

It's hard finding used stuff for this funky bed shape.  I think that's my biggest gripe about the truck so far, is the retarded and undersized bed.


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Re: So this happened.

Post by Ty on Mon Jan 05, 2015 1:10 am

Kevin wrote:It's hard finding used stuff for this funky bed shape.  I think that's my biggest gripe about the truck so far, is the retarded and undersized bed.

x100 That was my biggest problem when I had mine.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:45 pm

Good thing I don't have a tube bender and pipe notcher. I'm so tempted right now.


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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Fri Apr 24, 2015 6:36 am

So... long travel with the shocks mounted up in the bed?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:48 am

Screw the bed, I wanna tube it out.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:24 am

Why'd you need to pull the bed?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:37 am

Started as a replace-the-fuel-pump chore and kinda morphed from there Very Happy.

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Post by dutchman on Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:44 am

How much more work have you created for yourself?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:23 am

Not much. I thought it would easier to take the bed off than try to drop a full gas tank. Gave that up due to seriously rusted out bolts and dropped the tank anyway, not that hard, now I'm replacing all the rusted bed hardware and I'll do new rear shocks while I'm at it, because it's impossible to get to the studs with the bed in place.

Just seeing it off the truck makes me wanna pitch it in the back yard and tube it out though. It's a good thing I'm broke.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:55 am

Do you need help at all?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:52 pm

I might, when it comes time to wrestle it back on. Or I might have it under control. I'll holler if it's too heavy.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Tue Dec 01, 2015 1:38 pm



Godammit.  


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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:02 pm

My wife took one look at this and said "Hello Clarice".

She's ruined that movie for me now.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Tue Dec 01, 2015 2:04 pm

Sooo.... You're doing that to Burly right?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:09 am

I flippin' wish.  Maybe some day.  That's a lot of money in that truck. Here's his Instagram: http://websta.me/p/1127867840691983903_261510532

Ty, can we build you one of these?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by TRD270 on Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:17 pm

meep

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Wed Nov 02, 2016 12:45 am

wot

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:14 am

scratch

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Re: So this happened.

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Re: So this happened.

Post by os1rfw on Thu Dec 15, 2016 4:26 pm

Looks good. Is the bracket homemade?

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Post by dutchman on Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:24 pm

I like it. Did you reuse the Bastard's winch plate?

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Re: So this happened.

Post by Kevin on Thu Dec 15, 2016 5:49 pm

Nope, that's scratch built. Noah Taylor is a fabricator with a stocked metal shop, we worked out a little work trade and he threw that together today. What you don't see are the shackle mounts we put on after I took those pics. I'll post some more once I get it cleaned up and painted.

And then I wanna go find some snow and get stuck.

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Post by TRD270 on Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:51 pm

nice

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Re: So this happened.

Post by dutchman on Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:34 am

Just in time to for FYTO8!!

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