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Old 10-10-2006, 10:55 PM
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8ft Ford Stepside/flareside box-when did they stop making them?

i figured this was the best place to post this, hope im right.

im just wondering how late ford still made and 8ft stepside/flareside box. ive seen some of teh pictures of guys who put the modern box onto older trucks. i am kinda interested in doing so with the 79 as i can not find a correct box for it in nice shape. thankyou
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Old 10-11-2006, 01:48 AM
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I think in 72 was the last of those 8ft stepsides. It could be earlier. I have seen some 67 to 72 trucks with them.
I plan to fix a couple of 8ft stepsides to make one good one to put on my 85. I think it will be cool and different. When I worked in the body shop. Restored a 68 chevy with 8ft stepside and it looked sharp. I could not understand why everyone wanted a 6ft stepside. The 8ft was more functional.
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Old 10-11-2006, 06:16 PM
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how late did chevy make an 8ft stepside/flareside? i wonder how that would look.
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I beleive the same time. After that they were fleet orders for like CN Rail.
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