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Old 02-26-2017, 03:00 PM   #1
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Disassemble bed

Just picked a 72 C10 long bed that's in process and looking forward to the change of brand - Been a Mopar person for years restoring many to my liking needed a change anyway the bed is in really good shape only a couple a dings pondering taking it apart seems you would be able to do a much better job by taking it apart is this a good - bad - or ugly idea suggestions and/or advise
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Old 02-26-2017, 04:16 PM   #2
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Re: Disassemble bed

I did mine in pieces.

Many bolts and the welds at the bottom corners at the tailgate and it falls apart. I used an impact and snapped the bolts around the bed floor and it made it easy. If they wouldn't snap, get the cutoff wheel out.

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Old 03-09-2017, 07:40 AM   #3
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Re: Disassemble bed

Yes, much easier with the bed apart plus you can get better protection in the seams when they are coated well. I just put my bed back together with it fully coated.
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