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post #1 of 15 Old 12-27-2006, 12:00 PM Thread Starter
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Box or Flatbed

Just wondering what you all think, Should i leave the flatbed on there or get a box. Here are some pictures of my truck right now.




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What exactly do you use the truck for???

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keep the flat bed, it is one less thing that u have to worry about denting or scatching

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ive been in the same exact situation, i would have LOVED to put a utility body on my truck, but they r like 10 grand, and the flatbed was a couple hundred and i can weld wut ever i need to it...thats the only reason i went with the flat.


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If you use your rig hard, I'd keep the flat bed. It has a serious look to it. If you are just after looks, get a box. I have been thining of goin' flat.

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I would keep the flatbed...if you need, you can put side rails on it.

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If I used my truck for workin off of it would have to be a flat bed but either polished stainless or polished aluminum just to add some flash.

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keep the flat bed

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I like the looks of the flat bed too, thats what I would go with.

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It's your truck, do with it what looks best to you. You are the one who knows how you use it. It's a very good looking ride now.

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