1980 - 1993 & 2003 - 2020 Dodge Longbed 2500/3500 SRW
1. Blueprints Emailed to You
These aren’t the jargon-filled blueprints, they’re simple and made for everyone to understand. The blueprints include a detailed material list of all the steel you need to purchase, as well as diagrams of lengths and angles to cut all of the pieces. This model specific blueprint is meant to be paired with the video tutorial to make the process simple. Click here to preview blueprints.
2. Video Tutorial Emailed to You
The easy to understand video modules walk you through exactly how to build your flatbed from start to finish. It includes everything from instruction on how to build your bed, wiring, and installation. It also has instruction on how to add several add-ons including under body boxes, deep fenders, and more! Click here to preview the video tutorial.
3. Option to Purchase Machine Made Parts (FREE SHIPPING)
Once you’ve had a chance to look over the tutorial videos and blueprint that we send you via email, you can choose to purchase the standard kit which is required to complete the process only after you have full confidence in the video tutorial and blueprints. Click here to get access to your blueprints and video tutorials.
Watch the Video Below for Details about the Base Model Bed
Preview Flatbed Blueprints
Frequently Asked Questions
This product is designed to be a cheap weld-it-yourself alternative to premade flatbeds. It includes a step-by-step video tutorial and an easy-to-follow blueprint specific to your model. Once you’ve had a chance to look over the tutorial videos and blueprint that we send you via email, you can choose to purchase the standard kit which is required to complete the process only after you have full confidence in the video tutorial and blueprints. Click here to get access to your blueprints and video tutorials.
Standard Bed Cost List
Standard Kit – Includes all tail pieces, gussets, and light brackets. – $499 (Free Shipping) You can purchase the standard kit after you’ve reviewed the blueprint and video modules we send you via email. Click here to get access.
Generic Steel you will need purchase from a local steel dealer* – ~$450
Lights/Wiring/Decking – ~$500
Finish (Powercoat/Paint)* – $35 – $650
Total: $1484 – $2099
*Prices are subject to local supplier and serve as an estimate only.
Underbody Tool Boxes: ~$500
Fender Kit: $199-$229
Moderate to advanced welding experience is needed to complete this project as well as experience using all shop tools described below.
Tools and Equipment Needed
- Ear Plugs
- Safety Glasses
- Welding Helmet
- Welding Gloves
- Welding Coat or protective outer layer
- Welder – needs to adequately weld 3/16” thick plate
- Bandsaw – capable of handling 2.5” square tube (most all small bandsaws)
- Angle Grinder
- Tape Measure
- Vice grips OR C-clamps – 6 total
- Drill Press OR Hand Drill
- (2) 7/32” Drill Bit
- ¾” Drill bit (only if installing marker lights)
- Type 27 Flapper disk grinding wheel(s)
- Slitter disk(s) OR Plasma Cutter
- Metal Pencil or Sharpie Marker
- Forklift OR Shop Crane OR 4 Strong people (for installation)
An experienced fabricator can build this project in 30 hours and install in 8 – 10 hours.