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Old 01-02-2009, 10:26 PM   #1
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how to make a flat bed

i am planning on making a flat bed for my 1984 toyota and i have no idea where to start. i was wondering if anyone has any ideas or have made one. pics or advice on what to do and what i need would be great. i was planning on making a rollbar built into the bed.
1984 regular cab all stock 135,000 miles looking to make into a rock crawler
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I haven't made one. maybe some time down the road but I book marked this thread for future reference:
Pirate 4x4 Official Flat bed Thread
12 pages of different methods. it should get you pointed in the right direction..
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search you will find plenty of ideas
94 ex cab with a few upgrades
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What tools/skills do you have?

If you don't have a bender, get a kit or make it from square tube.

Obviously, you need to be able to weld.
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This is one we built for a buddies 83....its not finished in this pic but you get the idea

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