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post #1 of 10 Old 06-09-2007, 11:26 AM Thread Starter
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Long bed vs. Short bed

Anyone know the different measurements for both beds? Does ford offer a 3/4 length bed?
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Long is just over 8 ft....short is like right at 6 ft.

I know NOTHING about a 3/4 bed....


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silly wittle wabbit, trucks r for hauling. get an 8 foot bed.

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Thats what I thought. I was positive I had a long bed, it measures a little over 8'. I had a know it all friend of mine try to tell me it was a 3/4 bed. Thanks guys..
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Typical chevy guy, lol

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Lets put it like this...I have a LB...and there is a sheet of 4x8 plywood back there and it fits perfectly with the tailgate up. Actually, I have like 2-3 inches of clearance. The 4x8 fits nearly perfectly between the wheel wells too!!!


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hrmm... maybe they designed it that way!!! I like my short bed!
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3/4 bed...lol

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Reaction---.674
60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63

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Maybe he meant 3/4 ton...
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You can get the 550s with a 10-foot bed, so maybe he's thinking 8 footers are 3/4?

Also, 1-ton GM trucks used to have 9 foot beds, though that was in the 60s and before...

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