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Posted By: FleetsideAngel 58-59 Fleetside Bed Wood Mounting Holes - Wed Sep 18 2019 07:30 PM
I just bought the wood for my fleetside and does not come with the offset washer and bolt holes. Does anyone know where I can get a template so I can drill them myself? If I had the old wood I could just use that as a template but unfortunately it did not have the wood. I have tried Jim Carter's Old Chevy Trucks, Tuckers, Car & truck shop of Orange and none have a template.
Posted By: klhansen Re: 58-59 Fleetside Bed Wood Mounting Holes - Wed Sep 18 2019 11:18 PM
Try Mar-K. They can probably help you out,
Posted By: FleetsideAngel Re: 58-59 Fleetside Bed Wood Mounting Holes - Thu Sep 19 2019 01:31 PM
Thank you for the suggestion, I give them a try.
Posted By: FleetsideAngel Re: 58-59 Fleetside Bed Wood Mounting Holes - Mon Sep 23 2019 09:40 PM
I went ahead and purchased the bed assembly instruction manual but what I need is the one thing not included in the instructions. Also tried Mar-K, they offer a bit of information but nothing that can be used to determine exactly where to counter sing wood for the offset washers. Still searching.
Posted By: klhansen Re: 58-59 Fleetside Bed Wood Mounting Holes - Tue Sep 24 2019 02:18 AM
Do you have the offset washers? If so, use them as templates. I would offset them either forward or backward from the bolt holes. Who's gonna know they aren't right. Maybe a photo of a complete bed would help figure out the direction of the offset the factory used.
Here's one from Mar-k's customer photo gallery: 59 Fleetside
They look like the washers are all offset forward.
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