1b. Since we're planning on body-dropping the truck later, we decided to go ahead and relocate the bed floor upward, adding several extra inches beneath it to allow room for the step notch. Doing so would mean not having any holes in the bed floor for the suspension, step notch, or the big wheels either. It's a good idea to un-clip the wiring for the taillights before cutting anywhere on the bed floor. Don't ask us how we know that.