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This video Installation Guide is meant to be used with BROTHERS 1973-1987 Longbed to Shortbed Conversion Kit. BROTHERS kit will take all the confusion out of this conversion and will provide you with all the necessary provisions to complete this popular conversion in a clear step-by-step process. BROTHERS kit includes: laser cut steel template with hole locations and steps clearly marked - high strength steel inner "C" channel reinforcement brace - new shortbed front-to-rear brake line - new shortbed parking brake cables - all necessary hardware to install the kit - highly detailed instructions. With BROTHERS conversion kit, you will have everything needed to shorten your longbed frame with basic hand tools in your own garage. The kit does require welding to finish the conversion but with our bolt-in steel inner braces, you will be able to safely transport the vehicle to a certified welder if needed. The driveshaft will also have to be shortened before re-installlation.