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jb4211 said:
I never understood the logic of a 6' bed work truck
Mine is only 6' 6". Maybe I only see owners and foremen driving around but around here I feel like most of the work trucks I see are crew cabs with a 5' bed.
 

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deter said:
especially when he has a sliding rear window. how hard is it to slide it in on top of the dash?
Or you can go to a supplier that has a big truck that will drop it off for you.

Or a ladder rack.


I only have a 6'6" bed.

It's the same size as all the 8' ones with tool boxes. In them
 

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I never understood the logic of a 6' bed work truck
I agree. Everyone should drive a Mack 18 - wheeler with a 53' trailer.
 

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I have a 6' 6" bed. It's a personal truck that gets used for work. I need the cab space more than the bed space. That's what a 6x12 trailer is for.
 

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Hey Warner, can I borrow your Suburban to haul my refrigera.........oh wait.... :( nevermind. I guess I'll just haul it in my 6.5 foot truck bed.

Thanks anyway :jester:
Too bad I also own a couple trucks with actual 8 foot beds and 4500 lb payloads.

There is a climate controlled 8' bed inside my burban as well.

3 kids require owning a few different vehicles. None of which, will ever be a short bed work truck.
 

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When I drove a regular cab long box I cursed not having enough space in the cab.

When I drove a 16' cube van I cursed never being able to park in a regular sized parking spot, or find space on the street.

Now I drive an extended cab with a 6'6 box and I curse the short box due to it's lack of space.

So wtf does it matter, they all suck in their own way.
 

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So wtf does it matter, they all suck in their own way.
I Have the best of both worlds

8 ft bed Reg cab. crew cab & 8 ft bed,

one or the other will get it done, or the wife's 3/4 ton suburban.

who cares about gas mileage, when you have comfort


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And, . I don't think you ever would. Even if that load of lumber came loose, caused an accident and several people were hurt as a result. I'm sure you would say the truck was the right equipment to carry that load.
 
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