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is it possible to take a fleetside s10 bed and weld stepside bedsides on it?

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Old 06-29-2010, 07:51 PM
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They should be the same, the only difference is the outside skin.
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Alright, my truck is bagged and thought about welding on stepside boxsides to a fleetside box and make a mini dually.
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Ok, I understand what you are doing. I have done this before, what you have to do is mark out where your bouble fender will be from the inside then cut that piece out for the dual wheels to fit. Have a look at it and you should understand what has to happen. It is quite simple. You can private message me if you need more info.
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Isn't a step side narrower???and wouldn't it look a little funny if you had all that wheel well and no wheel???? I believe you need to narrow the bed...which isn't to hard but it might be worth it to just buy a stepside bed ,unless your like me....why buy if you can build it...
Also,aren't you the guy that wanted to make a wing lift out of the bed? If so ,I found a solution without window tracks and motors and much easier to make...cheap to....
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I don't think you get what I want to do here, my truck already has the stepside bed on it now. I wanted to take a fleetside bed, cut the box sides off and weld on new stepside box sides. It would look just like a regular stepside bed just wider. I plan on running a deep dish wheel to fill up that extra space. And no I wasn't the one who had the idea you speak of unless you were reffering to the other guy here.
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I got it now ,it'll look like a dually with one wide wheel instead of two.you want a wider stance.....anything can be done its only metal,the skys the limit....I'm planning on putting a fleetside from a 93 chevy narrowing it and mounting my 54 chevy fenders on it.giving it a slightly differnt look...

One question...when you bagged your truck did you buy a kit or make the brackets yourself ? I'm baggin a car and scratching my head...
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The front I did what's called dehumping the lower control arms, which is where you cut the humps off the control arms and plate them. Gives the bag a flat surface to mount to also to lay frame. The rear I purchased all of my brackets, makes it easy. Its a basic setup so its pretty much all of the standard brackets. What exactly are you bagging?
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Well....its a 48 plymouth biz coupe with an 80 camero subframe and a homemade rear section...I channeled the car so it didnt need a C section its my first bag job and I made all the brackets myself I made upper and lower brackets for every bag front and rear ...the back is plumbed and seams to work fine I used one way valves from a semi because I thought when going around corners the compressed bag would fill the other...the front brackets seam to hit the control arm at an angle so I made my lower brackets at an angle ...I still have one wheel to finish so I havent driven it yet ...I hope it wasnt a big waste of time I had no idea what they were supposed to look like ...nobody had any good detailed pics but I can unbolt everything...heres what I made do you have any pics of yours?????
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Is this a 1st Generation S-Dime? The reason I ask is back towards the end of the 1st Gens, they did make a special edition dually looking Dime. It was an extended cab, spoiler on the roof, and single wide tires on the rear. If I can find a pic of one I'll post it up.
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Nah its a 01 sonoma. I can try to get some pics up but I do this from my cell phone so don't know how this will work haha.
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