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Bed Bolts.. WTF

So yesterday I was sweeping out my dad's short bed truck and notice he has 8 bed bolts in his.

Yet my 8 foot bed has only 6 bolts...So my bed is bigger, heavier and allows for more storage yet needs less fastening?...

Can someone enlighten me on this!

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bump bump bump!

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Sounds like your suffering from bolt envy....

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Same year?

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haha i might be...

My truck is 99, my dad's is a 00

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yeah guys why?
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are you serious? now you want me to walk outside and look in my box..? lol

i have 6..

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i think my dads has 8 03 short box, ill look tomarrow

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ok well my dads has 6 its a 03 350 shortbox, BUT the truck was jack knifed when we got it and the original box had 8

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Quick hijack:

I am getting my tools n chit together to do the Harpoon mod (via bed lift method) but due to hitch and @*%&# stock bed liner I cannot see the bed bolts. IIRC these bolts are Torx. Anybody know what size? Once completed I'll tell ya how many bolts I have.

Thanks!

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