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Old 12-14-2010, 11:44 AM
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I have a chance to get a Bed from of a 4th gen ram, that matches my color, has the RAMBOX package, and has a Rhino Liner in it...for $500. It appears to have come off of a Ram 1500, but it could be off a 2500, the truck is not with the bed, it was totalled earlier this year in the front. My question is...


WILL IT FIT? I dont know what the differences are between a bed with RAMBOX and one without, if all the holes line up, or I can make the nessecary mods to get it to work for less than $500 additional, I will take the plunge.
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Old 12-14-2010, 12:09 PM
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Guinea Pig!!!!! It were different would the RamBOx be wider than a normal one, I think the holes should be the same but will let someone with more knowledge of those years answer
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I would think it works just fine. Should bolt down the same way. Anyone know for sure?
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The rambox bed, is a stock width exterior bed with the space behind the wheel well sheeted in for the storage. I had a good look at one that a neighbour hasm and it appears to be no different than the stock bed, so if you can get it for $500, do it!

I guess as long as it's the same LENGTH as your bed, you're laughing.
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I would think it would bolt up nice if it is the same length as your bed you have now. Also that is a pretty good deal.
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If the holes don't line up, that's what drills were made for. Just make real sure it is square on the frame before you do any drilling.

If the holes do line up, still make sure it is square on the frame before you tighten the bolts all the way. Definitely use lock washers or lock nuts and fender/wide washers so the bolts don't pull through.
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I would imagine that the box would fit right in. The only difference is the rambox. That is just like a tool box on each side. I doubt they would have changed the whole installation procedure on the frame
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Isn't the only difference the inside is it just looks like the inside of a step bed with no wheel humps?
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The Dodge Ram 1500 is available in five trim levels, beginning with the ST and moving through SLT, TRX, Sport and finally to the top-line Laramie. Three cab configurations and three bed lengths are also offered. The pickup can be had in either a two-wheel or four-wheel-drive setup

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CREW CAB bed length is 67" or 5' 7" ......... longer cab, shorter bed, total truck length is 229"
QUAD CAB bed length is 76.3" or 6'4" ....... shorter cab, longer bed, total truck length is 229"
Regular Cab bed is 96" or 8'
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BURN...its confirmed. Fits only the Crew cab, with the 5'7" box. DAMN IT. I so want that system. Damned shame they dont put them in the bigger beds.
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