Installation photos and video courtesy of Classic Truck Performance magazine August 2022 Issue
With a growing popularity in the 1967-’72 Ford F100 truck segment, CPP noticed a need for a long bed F100 frame shortening kit designed with the DIY enthusiast in mind. This new kit takes all the guesswork out of cutting and shortening a long bed F100 frame. What would normally take days can now be accomplished in an afternoon with just a drill, saw and basic hand tools. The kit comes with a simple template used for drilling and cutting the frame. The template even shows how to modify the rear of the frame for mounting a short bed bumper. Then a strong, laser-cut C-channel is provided to reattach the shortened frame. Hardware is included to bolt together the frame sections, but welding is recommended to ensure long-term structural rigidity. CPP’s 1967-’72 F100 Long Bed Shortening Kit (#6772LBFSK) comes with left and right steel templates, left and right C-channels and all the hardware needed for $339.
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