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Old 01-14-2010, 10:49 PM
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Duramax 3500 short bed

My dad (65) is looking for a "new" truck. His 93 F350 caught fire and burned and he's in need of a truck for the farm. Hauling hay, cattle, tractors etc. He SWEARS he's seen 3500 Chevy/GMC's both dually and single wheels that have the short bed. He wants an extended cab but doesn't want the long bed. Claims it's too long. I'm pretty sure the short bed is not an option on the 3500's but I can't make him see it. I've found an 04 Chevy ext cab dually 4x4 with 77k miles for $20k. He has let some good trucks get away looking for this what I think is a non exisitant truck. SO, does it exist?
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:05 PM
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Ya know, i dont think ive ever really looked for or seen a 1 ton chevy short bed..I know you cant get a dually short bed in them.
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:07 PM
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GM/Chevy 3500HD's are available with single rear wheels. I've never seen a 3500HD short bed. Go on GM's website & try to build one.
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:43 PM
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ive never seem a shortbed dually
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Old 01-18-2010, 12:01 PM
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ive never seem a shortbed dually
Ford makes them... not sure why honestly though, we have an 06 crew cab, works but i always wish i had the extra foot of bed space honestly. It would come in handy in so many ways, plus your back wheels/axle are so darn close to the cab, "empty" it rides like a sob in the back seat.
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:53 PM
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i have, a local contractor has one in a 2008, crew cab short bed dually, i had to look twice, but have since seen it several times. special order from chevy.
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Old 01-15-2010, 12:58 PM
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i have, a local contractor has one in a 2008, crew cab short bed dually, i had to look twice, but have since seen it several times. special order from chevy.
You need to get a picture of this.
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Old 01-15-2010, 01:23 PM
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You need to get a picture of this.
it's special order option. not many out there.
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Old 01-16-2010, 05:03 PM
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i have, a local contractor has one in a 2008, crew cab short bed dually, i had to look twice, but have since seen it several times. special order from chevy.
Get a picture of it. Id be very interested in seeing it.
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Old 01-15-2010, 01:04 AM
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per the Chevrolet website the ONLY option for the 3500HD is the Long bed with the one exception of a special order with the 6.5 ft bed but that is ONLY available on trucks with the LTZ trim level which is ALL the bells and whistles. I love it when I'm right and the old fart is wrong
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