Can I Put a Shorter Bed on My Truck?

A truck bed is a great asset to have, and it can be used for many different things. It can be used to haul large items, transport equipment, or even as a sleeping area.

But what happens when you want to put a shorter bed on your truck? Can it be done?

The answer is yes! It is possible to put a shorter bed on your truck, though it might take some modifications to do so.

The first step would be to measure the space in the truck bed where the new bed would go. If the space is too small for a standard-sized bed, then a custom-made bed may need to be ordered to fit the space. This could require measurements of the inside of the truck and custom cutting of the frame.

Once the measurements are taken and new bed ordered, it’s time for installation. Depending on how handy you are with tools and construction, you might be able to install it yourself or hire someone else to do it for you. It’s important that all measurements are exact when installing a new bed so that it fits properly and securely.

Furthermore, after installation, there are still some other considerations. If you’re installing a shorter than standard-sized bed, then other items such as tailgate extenders may need to be purchased in order to make up for any lost storage space in the back of your truck. Additionally, if your new shorter bed doesn’t come with side steps or running boards already installed, then you will need to purchase them separately.

Conclusion: In conclusion, putting a shorter bed on your truck is possible and can be done with some modifications and installations. Make sure all measurements are exact when installing and consider purchasing additional items such as tailgate extenders or running boards if needed.

Photo of author

James Gardner