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Old 01-15-2020, 02:20 PM
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I dont know where to start. I havent done a thing in a few years. Life has got in the way. I am still here tho. Lol
This is the 2nd truck I've had to buy since I screwed up my diesel truck. I have had to make them suitable for me everytime. What a pita. Anyhow here we go!
This is the truck I bought this time. It's a cheapie F250, 5.4 gasser stick shift. Itll due. Lol
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:30 PM
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I cant even remember how to post a thread! Duh! Lol
I got to get my brain in gear!
The bed was completely shot. Part of the cheapness. And the exhaust leaks and the leaks. Not to mention rust! But Fords always rust. Right?
Anyhow it needs welding.. I knew that going in.
When I was driving g it home the bed was justa flipping like I was going to take off and fly.
I knew it was going to need the torches to come off.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:34 PM
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Torches?


Looks like a good pull should do it!!!


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Old 01-15-2020, 02:35 PM
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Welcome back to the fold!!! If it were me, after seeing the pics, I would find a bed to fit, or make a flatbed. Not sure you can fix that one, as it looks to far gone to me.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:45 PM
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I second milomilo's opinion. Seems to me like it would be less work and work out better in the long run.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:53 PM
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I wanted to have a bed that was generally as high as the stock bed. So I went around to my resource piles and in the shop and found things that would work.
So here's what I have assembled so far.
I used what I had. I had it for years it needed used for something it might as well be this
I want to paint everything before I assemble it on the truck. Then I can floor it.
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Old 01-15-2020, 03:44 PM
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I see what you're all saying about buying a bed and putting it on. But they want $1200 for a bed. The whole truck ain't worth $1200. I wouldn't pay that for it. Even with a good bed on it.
It has a lot of miles on it. Strike 1. Its got a lot of rust. Strike 2. Its a stick shift. Strike 3.
I'm out. Lol It will take a special buyer to buy it.
I guess I'm it.
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Old 01-15-2020, 03:52 PM
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As long as it runs, and is reliable and does what you need it to do thats all you need!
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No thread on your fab room addition ??
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