1967 - 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Discuss the Bumpsides Ford Truck
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hey guys sorry to bother yall on a stupid topic but ive been doing some ressearch to find out the deal with the step side f100s like a 68 an up. Ive got one an cant seem like find too many other people or count on one hand pics of one. Its almost like a 50s bed an a 68 front. Do i have something rare possibly unique? if you know anything any information would be awesome guys thanks
These flareside (stepside) boxes were used from 53-79. They were 6 1/2 and 8 ft in length with, I believe, some 9 footers made also. Bill can confirm or deny that. You can buy new ones from the 53-56 parts vendors. There were alot of 78-79 red F-150's made to compete with the Dodge Little Red Trucks.
There are actually two (slightly) different flareside boxes for this 67-79 time frame. The first style was the '53-'72 style. From '73-'75, Ford didn't offer the short version but still sold the 8' box. The 6.5' flareside box reintroduced in '76 used shortened (lengthwise) sides from the 8' box. It was wider than the early box to match the wider rear axle introduced in '73 and had inner wheel bulges on the sides. In '77, Ford flattened the top of the box sides and this box was used with the round fenders til '79 and then with the squared off fenders until
Last edited by mk; 04-28-2011 at 11:58 AM.
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