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1998 GMC Flatbed 6.5 Turbo BUILD *pics*

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by ballandchain91, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
    Messages: 54

    A flatbed i Built for a friend. This is my 2nd all steel bed i have done. 1998 GMC SRW 6.5 TD. Enjoy!

    any comments or questions feel free to ask, I weld out of my garage in Exeter, RI.

    I have put up posts regarding headache racks and flatbeds so contact me if interested in either. Thank You



    7 Days to complete this project:
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    1/4 inch angle iron for mounts
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  2. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
    Messages: 54

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    Started the headache rack
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  3. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
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  4. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
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    filler neck
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    Rack on top
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  5. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
    Messages: 54

    lights are in rack and stake pockets done
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    Finished with paint!
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  6. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
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    clearance lights
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  7. ballandchain91

    ballandchain91 Member
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    i didn't take a picture of it painted.... Rack set up
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  8. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
    from 02919
    Messages: 1,092

    Looks nice. I'm right in Johnston ri if I need something done I'll contact you for sure.
     
  9. kolwnmstr

    kolwnmstr Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    Really good work.
     
  10. 04tundra

    04tundra Senior Member
    Messages: 153

    Thats awesome, I wish I could weld like that.
     
  11. FF/P215

    FF/P215 Senior Member
    from 01085
    Messages: 177

    Looks great, I wouldn't mind making something like that for my '96!
     
  12. hutch17

    hutch17 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    That's probably one of the coolest flat beds I've seen built. Clean and simple but very functional.
     
  13. scott3430

    scott3430 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,005

    Very Good work, nice welding!
     
  14. SnowGuy

    SnowGuy Senior Member
    from NW Ohio
    Messages: 201

    Very Nice !!!
     
  15. DrakeSabitch

    DrakeSabitch Senior Member
    Messages: 119

    nice job looks good. enjoy