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Bed differences (for shells)

I am in the eternal search for a used shell for my 2002 F350 cc lb drw.

Are the 150's the same size bed? Will chevy or dodge 8 ft shells fit?

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
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I'm not sure that the 150s had a 8ft bed like your long bed has. I'm also not sure but I'd venture a guess that drw and srw beds are both capable of having the same canopy/shell.

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Hmmm... Ok..then what about chevy and dodge 8 ft beds.

I am looking for a used shell (new ones are too much $$) and I can not find any for a 350 with a long bed...

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
PHP 6 Pos Chip, swamps 140 volt mod
PMF coilovers and 4 link...front and back
2008 D60 up front, 2002 D80 out back
Psc hydro assist with ported hydroboost, p pump
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I would just watch craigslist. That is how I found mine, just be patient. Mine was within a mile of my work and the same color...

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Searching and searching... How much do you all think it would cost to paint one? I found one thats red and my truck is green...

2002 F-350, was a DRW, now a SRW (but kept the dana 80 ARB's front and back, 4.88 gears on 37's
AIS, 4 inch MBRP, 38R ww2, IHI bellowed up pipes
PHP 6 Pos Chip, swamps 140 volt mod
PMF coilovers and 4 link...front and back
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If you paint it yourself you should be able to get out of it for less than $100.

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there are a ton of them here in Colorado for sale. My wife goes to pick up mine tonight. its a black fiberglass one and only cost me $50.00 because the lift window on the back was broken, so they replaced it with plexiglass... Pheeewt who cares about that, a cap for my truck for only $50.00, my truck is dark green, i dont care that the cap is black...

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You need one that is for a F-250,F-350 other's for the other trucks.


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