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34 ford rat rod

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hello all

im using lindbergs 34 ford kit this is my look so far. shortened the bed now with regret.

thanks for looking ryan

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Can anyone offer suggestions on a bettrr looking bed i cut it down and now wish i hadnt thanks ryan

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You could shorten the chassis a bit, so that the rear axle is centered under the bed. Short of that, just about any '30's truck bed could be used on it.

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or make a wood stake body.

i think it's important to acknowledge your observation, and next time you may make a different styling change. "learning curve". and it's just as important to know what you don't like, so that you can create what you do like.

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I think short looks fine. It changes the over all look from stock. It may look good with a wood side piece to take the bed up to the level of the hood. Wood side piece like in the 50 Ford kit below. I'd make it from bass wood.

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