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Old 05-01-2013, 06:35 AM
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has anyone swapped in a bed extender from an F150?

You can pick these up pretty cheap, but not sure if bed is same width and what hardware you need to get it to work.
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:12 PM
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I got mine

I did this a while back. It was actually pretty easy. I bought an extender on eBay for an 08 and above 250. I had already converted the tailgate to the one with the step so it had the hole to line up with the extender. I was nervous on drilling the holes for the bolts but they bit pretty good into the panel of the bed. It functions great. I'll try to post some pics if you want.
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Old 06-04-2013, 07:41 AM
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I actually just went ahead with my plan. I bought a bed extender from an F150 off craiglist for $50. The bed on an F-150 is a little narrow than the F250, but I looked at how it mounted and figured I could make it work. It has two posts that it mounts to that allow it to swing from inside the bed to outside. They screw into threaded nuts welded to the body in the F150.

I bought two posts and the grommets for the push-pin to fit in off ebay for $34, and then just picked up a couple nuts that fit the posts. I drilled the holes in the bed wall and installed everything, removing the tailights to put the nuts in place. The bed extended stretched to fit the wider bed without problem and now it looks like it was factory installed.

I love it.
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