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Alright folks, I don't know if this is the best spot for this, but I guess it will work as good as any.
I have been trying to find a set of bed rail caps for the 73-79 8 foot box.
I have looked all over the internet, called local auto part stores and even checked wrecking yards.
I can't find ANYTHING. Any time I come across something online I think "yes! victory!" only to find out that the product has been discontinued.
Auto part stores have been a dead end too, saying the oldest I can get is 80-86.

So, two questions:
1)Does anyone have any insight into where I may find a set (online or otherwise)
2)Does anyone know if the latter 80-86 or maybe 87-97 caps would work on the 73-79 bed?

1973 F-250 Crew Cab
1969 F-100
1996 F-350 Crew Cab Powerstroke
Previous rigs:
1978 F-250 crew cab
1994 Explorer XLT
1978 Bronco Ranger XLT
1981 F-100 shortbox stepside Ranger XLT
1994F-150 XLT S/C 4X4
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The newer caps fit but not real well.

I'm not sure who makes them, but LMC has 2 versions specifically for the dent sides. I thought they were made by DewEze but they don't show them on their website, but it wouldn't surprise me if they make them specifically for LMC.


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I'll call LMC. I looked on their website, but they didn't show anything.
I called DeeZee and they said they hadn't made them for the dentside in 15 years.
I found an outfit called QMI and they listed them on their site. When I emailed asking them a question they replied back saying they had been discontinued. :x

1973 F-250 Crew Cab
1969 F-100
1996 F-350 Crew Cab Powerstroke
Previous rigs:
1978 F-250 crew cab
1994 Explorer XLT
1978 Bronco Ranger XLT
1981 F-100 shortbox stepside Ranger XLT
1994F-150 XLT S/C 4X4
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