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bed lengths

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 86chevybanshee, Jul 11, 2004.

  1. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    is there 2 different longbed lengths? i put a bed from a 3/4 ton truck with 56" rear springs on my 1/2 ton frame with 52 inch springs and now my tire looks like it moved forward /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  2. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    if they were both long beds they should be the same lenth. Are they close in the same years?
     
  3. 86chevybanshee

    86chevybanshee 1/2 ton status

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    mines an 86 his was an 84 i think
     
  4. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    hmmm thats weird. Maybe between 86 and 84 they changed the body lines so it makes it look different /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  5. 86chevybanshee

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    would a shackle flip and a 4 inch block move the axle forward
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  6. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Nope it wouldn't move it anywhere but up. Has either one if the beds fenders been hacked? That would change how it looks.
     
  7. 86chevybanshee

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    nope not hacked at all, also when i put the 14bsf in there the slipyoke on the drive shaft was all the way in on the t-case
     
  8. 84gmcjimmy

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    Thats weird. Maybe wait for someone more smarter to reply. I don;'t have aclue at what would cause that /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
  9. big83chevy4x4

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    ive heard of people with a shackle flip made the rear axle move forward 1" or so.
     
  10. 86chevybanshee

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    it dosnt bother me seeing its gona be shortned in a few days, i just thought it was weird, but hey nothings perfect /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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