What Do You Call A Truck Without Bed?

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Have you ever seen one of those weird-looking pickup trucks that look like someone took of the bed? Do they have a name, and if so, what you call it? You may have all these questions swarming your mind as you are thinking about this truck. What if I had told you that this type of truck has a name and is a thing. The type of truck without a bed is called a Chassis Cab, and there are three types of trucks from Chassis Cab, Pickup Truck, and even Box, Delete. Well, down below, I will talk about the difference between them and the Chassis cab and the purpose of the Chassis cab, and why it looks like it does.

This is an example of a chassis cab with a work bed on the back. [Image courtesy of Ford]

So, what is a truck without a bed called? A Chassis Cab is what you call a truck without a bed, and the purpose of this type of truck is to give you to customize your truck. You can also buy equipment for your Chassis cab. These vehicles are generally light, medium-duty types of commercial trucks. When delivered to an up fitter to be customized, it is generally the drive, train, chassis, and even cab. For example, a light-duty pickup truck is equipped with an enclosed cab.

Its everyday use is for recreational use and is designed with the versatility that will accommodate your service needs. The box delete is sometimes confused with a chassis cab. The box delete has all the features of a pickup truck but also has no bed. The box delete is also known as a wide frame. The wide frame is almost as wide as the body of the truck. So, if you have a box delete, you will want to treat it as if it is a pickup truck because it has the same after-market products.

What is the difference between a box delete, pickup truck, and even a chassis cab?

Trucks And Box Delete

  • These trucks have longer leaf springs, which means it has more flex and a smoother ride.
  • The vehicle makes and also Its gross vehicle weight rating and payload.
  • These trucks have fewer springs in the rear suspension spring assembly.
  • CA- Cab to the center of the axle is fifty-six inches.
  • These types of trucks have a frame rail that is thirty-four inches separate from one of another.
  • Pickup trucks usually have more curved frame rail for your ride quality to increase and have excellent weight distribution.

Chassis Cab

  • Chassis Cabs have more of a shorter leaf spring. The smaller the springs, the stiffer, and the leaf will be more capable.
  • This truck has more leaf springs in the truck’s rear suspension and has around five to twelve leaf springs, also a top or bottom overload spring that is straight from the factory.
  • The Chassis Cab center axle is sixty inches.
  • Its frame rails are thirty-seven inches apart.
  • Most have of these trucks have a feature of straight frame rails—Manufactur after product for a truck or van uplifters.
  • The Chassis cab has a higher gross vehicle weight rating and payload.