2012/01/28 - 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks - Cutting the bed, short bed conversion. - Just inherited a 76' trailer special ex cab long bed from my daughter. I hate long beds on anything but a reg cab so the bed is doomed. 2012/04/02 - I have a lot of money in my truck and don't want to sell it and found a shop that would do the conversion for. . Good luck parking long bed in small paring lot esp when there all made for compact cars. Sent from my PC36100 . 2008/01/04 - I am working on a little project and was looking for info on shortening a long bed to a short bed. Does anyone have pictures of where they shortened the frame? I have a good idea of how i want to do it but would like to see . 2014/05/28 - Whatever the reason, most Ford enthusiasts are drawn to Juan Brizuela's shortbed-converted 2009 Ford F-250. . The conversion was performed by Dixon Brothers Racing out of Lompoc, California. . With the water-methanol and a small shot of nitrous, power jumped to 682 hp at the wheels, with plenty of . Long Bed Conversion The Dodge Ram Mega Cab is one of our favorite 4 door trucks. It is a quality built vehicle that comfortably fits 5 adults, and can tow just about anything. The one problem with the Mega Cab is that it only comes from the . 2011/09/13 - He told me there was a little spot of rust in the cab corners but the rest of the body was great. It sounded good to . So should I just forget about it and look for a short bed or buy it and shorten the frame? My main questions . I gathered all the parts needed to convert my long bed to a short box. Got a short . 2009/08/17 - when you find three cancer free ,running, shortbed 1965 ford f100's for 500 a pop you can tell me where and i will go get them. till then im going to stick with making my . I had a buddy working on mine, told him I wanted to make mine a short bed, he took a little to much out.oh well. . I took 20 inches out of my 61 Chevy a few months back to convert it to the proper shortbed dimensions. 2012/03/14 - Pre- 1987 / Classic Corner - Long to shortbed conversion. - Anyone . If you have a capable welder and are capable yourself, it can be done at home for next to nothing other than the cost of a used bed and a little scrap steel.