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Old 06-07-2009, 11:17 AM
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Im looking for pictures of 88-98 trucks that have had a flatbed installed on them. Im considering flatbedding my truck. but i dont want it to look dorky.

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Old 06-07-2009, 11:33 AM
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Is this what you're talking about?

Also, what purpose would you have for making your truck a flat bed? Traditionally flatbeds are dually, not only for the extra traction but because dually tires can handle a lot more pressure, thus, more towing capability.

Do you have any pictures of your truck?
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Old 06-07-2009, 01:05 PM
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Yeah I don't see any point in making your truck a flatbed, especially if it is a stepside, which means you have a shorter wheelbase, ie less hauling capacity.
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just kinda depends what you are looking for ,just cab wide they are available but you don't have a lot to work with.i put one on a old gmc s/b ended up being for a import truck so the long sills sat down over the frame to be as low As possible and it sat on the old bed mounts . here is a old pic its all i have .
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Old 06-07-2009, 10:57 PM
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i have been considering putting a flat bed on my 93 for 3 reasons 1. they last forever 2. they can haul 2 4-wheelers 3. my box is rusting out
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Old 06-08-2009, 09:28 AM
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my bed on the old 61 gmc was rusted out also .so i mounted it as low as i could and got one as wide as the cab ,it helped because i worked at a truck equipment shop at the time ,and i could make it the way i wanted it .
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