Can I Turn a Long Bed Truck Into a Short Bed?

A long bed truck is a great way to get the most out of your pick-up. It offers extra storage, more room for passengers, and can be used as a recreational vehicle.

But what if you want to convert it into a short bed? Can you turn your long bed truck into a short bed?

The answer is yes! It is possible to turn a long bed truck into a short bed. It will require some work and modifications, but the results could be well worth it.

The first step is to remove the existing truck bed. This can be done with some simple tools and an assistant. Once you have removed the existing truck bed, you will need to purchase and install a new short bed kit.

The new short bed kit will include all of the necessary components for installation, such as frame brackets, crossmembers, mounting hardware and sheet metal panels. These parts can be purchased from an auto parts store or online. The instructions that come with the kit should be followed closely for proper installation.

Once all of the components are in place, you will need to make sure that everything fits correctly and securely before driving your newly modified truck. A good way to do this is by taking it for a test drive around your neighborhood before putting it on the road.


In conclusion, it is possible to turn your long bed truck into a short bed with some modifications and work. You will need to purchase and install a new short bed kit which includes all of the components needed for installation. After that, make sure everything fits properly before taking it on the road.

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Stephen Dunn