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Old 08-15-2012, 10:14 AM
blasterdemon7 blasterdemon7 is offline
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Default Long bed to flare side bed ?????

I did some looking around but not found the info I need yet. I'm trying to find what is involved in changing from a 93 long bed to a 97 flare side bed. And info and input would be helpful.
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Old 08-15-2012, 11:42 AM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

Flare side beds only come in 6', so you would have a big gap between the cab and the bed. Long beds are 7' and only came on regular cab Rangers but used and extended cab frame.
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:01 PM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

This swap would only be possible if you had a shortbed Ranger.
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Old 08-15-2012, 01:39 PM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

Maybe I'll just put a Dakota or s10 bed on it. Lol.
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Old 08-15-2012, 02:07 PM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

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Maybe I'll just put a Dakota or s10 bed on it. Lol.
I doubt it would work, and it would look terrible..just my opinion though..
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Old 08-15-2012, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

I think the Dakota bed would look good. I can make mounts for it.
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:52 AM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

dude the dakota is several inches wider than a ranger. that would look retarded, that is, if it were even possible which its not.

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Old 08-16-2012, 02:32 PM
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Default Re: Long bed to flare side bed ?????

I'm not going to put a Dakota bed on it. I'll just have to keep my bashed in one till a good one comes in. There's two in the yard now that will fit but they have a huge dent because people don't know how to be gentle with the forklift.
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:40 PM
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put an ext cab on your frame and youll be able to put a short bed on it.
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