How to disassemble a CCKW composite bed

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How to disassemble a CCKW composite bed

Postby deadline » Fri Dec 28, 2007 10:58 pm

Like many CCKW owners I have a cargo bed in need of restoration.

I recently learned that the bed can be broken down into easy to manage parts.

Heres how I did it:
My Motor Pool Sargent.
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Cargo bed, composite, late war. Needs a good cleaning, new wood and some minor stake pocket work.. also replace all fasteners.
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Heres where I started. There is also a bolt up under the channel. Don't forget it. I used my MAPP torch to loosen the rusted bolts. A 9/16ths deep socket and wrench were used.
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