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Bed Wood Kit - 1947 3104
#1369418 Fri Jul 17 2020 01:06 AM
Joined: Dec 2013
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I'm getting ready for my next project and it's putting new bed wood and bed strips in the '47. Has anyone recently used the kits from Jim Carter or Classic Truck Parts? They're my preferred vendors for this project and that's all I'm going to say about that........

Here's a few questions that I have:

Was the general fitment of the kit acceptable?

Did you use the pre-drilled bed wood? If so, how did it line-up during the installation?

If you drilled your own holes, any suggestions or advice on that procedure?

Thanks,


Andy

His: 1947 Chevrolet 3104 [flic.kr]
Hers: 2008 American Saddlebred [flic.kr]

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Re: Bed Wood Kit - 1947 3104
HandyAndy #1369454 Fri Jul 17 2020 11:49 AM
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I bought my bed kit from Mar-K and couldn't be happier with the quality and fit. The only issue I had was some of the bolts weren't long enough and Mar-K overnighted the correct ones at NC.

Re: Bed Wood Kit - 1947 3104
HandyAndy #1369460 Fri Jul 17 2020 12:37 PM
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Sorry Andy, I can’t help with fit issues from your preferred vendors. I am not familiar with their sources. Mar-K is the industry standard and I can personally assure you they provide a product made entirely in the USA. 🛠


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Re: Bed Wood Kit - 1947 3104
HandyAndy #1369503 Fri Jul 17 2020 05:24 PM
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Martin, PM sent.


Andy

His: 1947 Chevrolet 3104 [flic.kr]
Hers: 2008 American Saddlebred [flic.kr]

"A Jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one." - Benjamin Franklin

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