04 F250 Buidling sides on the bed

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by CTmower, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. CTmower

    CTmower LawnSite Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 324

    Getting ready for leaves in a month or so and im just starting to plan out building some side walls for the bed of my truck. I know what im going to use for the actually wall but what size lumber does everyone stick down inside the bed of the truck??? Looks like i'll have to rip a 2x4 in half to get it to fit down that hole. any suggestions???
  2. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    I used 1/8 x 1 x 1 square steel welded togeather for my box frame and bolted the sides to the head board section, 1/4" plywood screwed to the outside of the frame. The frame was bolted to the side rails of my pickup. I could put it on and off the truck by myself in sections.

    Wood does not work very well in stake pockets.

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