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Old 02-27-2011, 08:18 PM
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looking for a truck bed

I got a 1965 GMC pickup and I'm looking for a short bed for it but not a step side if possible. I'm new to this hole Restoring thing so any help please.

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Welome to the site Tim... a man after my own heart.

You should actually be asking for this in the Classifieds section of this website, I think.

So anyway ... your truck was originally a 6-ft bed, or was it 8-ft?
Rear leaf springs or coils?

If it is leaf-spring, you should have a look at CPP's (Classic Performance Parts trailing arm / coil suspension conversion kits

These guys have everything you need to modernize that old truck to something that steers easier, brakes harder, and handles much better.
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Sam ill check that site out thank you very much.

66GMC after i checked the site out a little more i said the same thing. My truck was originally a 8-ft bed but it did not have a bed when i got it. and it is Rear leaf springs.

I am going to block it so that way it is slammed to the ground and im going to chop the top about 3-4in i have tubed the rear wheel Wells so i can put wider tiers on it and i got a camaro read end with posy traction
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