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Anyone ever saw one?There used to be several around western north carolina.They were done by Chattanooga customs in TN.The trucks had a fiberglass step side bed.I am talking about 1990 and back,ranger trucks.Just wondered if it was just a local thing.Or if anyone else had saw them.
 
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never heard of one. pics??
 

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I have some but will have to find them and scan them this weekend.I own one an 89 with 4cyl 5speed.
 

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I have seen one like you are talking about, it was all original except for a suspension lift,rims and tires. Had a factory stepside bed on it, i wanna say it was a gen 1 but it might have been a gen 2 i'm not 100%. But the guy wanted like 12k for the truck and it had i think around 30-40k actual miles
 

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I remember those. Choo Choo Customs did them (In Chattanooga). Haven't seen one in years being from the town that did them. Choo Choo went belly up around 8 or 10 years ago. They were a limited run because Choo Choo's claim to fame was Chevy C1500s & G series vans. Any Fords were dealer requests. Kinda funny too being we had at that time 5 Ford dealers in the area and none of them offered Choo Choo anything. LOL

One of Choo Choo's signature deals was the foggy / blendy paint jobs. There is a 92 F150 that runs around town that's an off white / beige combo (YUCK)
 
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This what your lookin for????

Called a "Shadow Ranger":


 

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Mine was never called a shadow.I bought it from the ford dealer in burnsville nc.It was two tone brown with tan intreior.1989 4 cylinder 5 speed with no ac or cruise.Manual t-case and hubs.Dana 28 front and 7.5 rear 4.10 gears.The bed on mine looks just like the red one in the pictures.Execpt for the step on the rear bottom of the fender in front of the bumper.Mine dosen't have a step.I found pictures but my scanner seems to be not working with my new computer.I wll try to get them scanned somwtime this week.
 

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Mine was never called a shadow.I bought it from the ford dealer in burnsville nc.It was two tone brown with tan intreior.1989 4 cylinder 5 speed with no ac or cruise.Manual t-case and hubs.Dana 28 front and 7.5 rear 4.10 gears.The bed on mine looks just like the red one in the pictures.Execpt for the step on the rear bottom of the fender in front of the bumper.Mine dosen't have a step.I found pictures but my scanner seems to be not working with my new computer.I wll try to get them scanned somwtime this week.
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late '80's S-10 2wd's at a local dealership had stepside beds, they were fiberglass, dont know who made them. knda cool looking, but less bed space. you figure a full-size stepside is about like having a ranger bed, so having a stepside box on a small truck would be about like having a radio flyer wagon mounted to the frame.
 

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so having a stepside box on a small truck would be about like having a radio flyer wagon mounted to the frame.
LOL :icon_rofl:
 


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