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LaynDoorc10 04-04-2010 09:45 PM

cutting a LWB to a SWB, how to??
Hey all, I was really hoping someone, anyone could please show me and tell me how to correctly cut a 67' long bed box into a shortbed box. I want to do it with as little hacking as possible. I have a general idea of doing it but was hoping people could give correct demensions and show some pictures of how they did it. PLEASE. Thank you.

1brokeguy 04-06-2010 06:20 PM

amazing the powers google beholds , http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=123624
hope that helps ?

LaynDoorc10 04-06-2010 10:01 PM

The pictures will not upload for me for that site. All the areas a picture should be show red (x)'s . can you help with maybe uploading a few of those pics? thank you

1brokeguy 04-06-2010 10:20 PM

here you go this might be a lil more helpful pics included
thinking of doing this my self , mines a 84 lwb

also the other forum has ALOT of useful info aswell register and browse through there , you will find some very helpful info.

LaynDoorc10 04-07-2010 04:29 PM

Sweet thanks. I have a swb frame so I guess really what I was looking for is cutting the longbed box down to a shortbed box.

61layinbody 04-22-2010 08:33 AM

x2 i thought i read a thread on here awhile ago about 18" outta the front and 8" out of the back but dont quote me on that im lookin to do the same thing my shiort bed is thrashed in the back on my 64 from lettin people hit swithes when the front wasnt done. ill keep lookin for that thread though

Twisted Elegance 04-23-2010 03:22 PM

hope this helps
here ya go




Yodaforce 04-23-2010 06:03 PM

I cut one down 20 years ago and turned it into an extended cab shorty.

LaynDoorc10 04-23-2010 09:39 PM

Thanks alot guys.

BACKYARD88 04-24-2010 05:29 AM

The bed chop starts at post 186.

61layinbody 04-24-2010 07:06 PM

cool deal that pretty much sums it up... is that the same for the 60-66 beds too or is it different?

LaynDoorc10 04-24-2010 09:39 PM

that site was great showed everything step by step. thanks so much.

BACKYARD88 04-26-2010 10:43 AM


Originally Posted by LaynDoorc10 (Post 37208)
that site was great showed everything step by step. thanks so much.

No prob. He does some nice step-by-step instruction.

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