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Bedliner on the body

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JOEDEZZY, May 13, 2006.

  1. JOEDEZZY

    JOEDEZZY 1/2 ton status

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    I'm thinking about bedlining the outside of my truck, I know some people have done this and I've read that some regret it, but they didnt say why. So anyone thats done this whats the pros and cons and what products do you recomend. Looks arent the number one priority but they do count.
     
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    The search feature works awsome....:deal:
     
  3. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    I haven't done it, but the biggest con for me is that once its on there, how can I mod the panel at all? I can drill holes through it, but I can't cut/bend/weld without screwing up the lining.

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    79k20350 3/4 ton status

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    you can always razor blade, or grind the crap away and then re apply it later.
     
  5. Janitorjim8

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    Just Dont Use The Duplicolor Stuff From Wal-mart.
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    that could work, but could get spendy if your rig evolves as much as mine has. I think unless you plan on keeping the body stock forever, the best thing to do is to just stick with regular old paint for a few years, get everything just how you want it and then line it just once.

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  7. smalltowncowboy

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    i havnt done the the full exterior on mine but i did do the rockers. not quite duplicolor cheap but still got some cheap stuff from a paint shop in town.
     
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    I second that one!!
     
  9. garlicbreath

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    It should flex with the panel if prepped right. Good prep goes along way to keeping this stuff on. Getting it off is a different story.
     
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    I know of three trucks for sale that have dropped their prices dramatically trying to sell them with the exterior sprayed nobody wants them.
     
  11. midnitewarya

    midnitewarya Sounds like a problem for future me. Premium Member

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    Imo have to give a 3rd on that one. Won't last you more than 3 years. :o

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    Why ????
     
  13. JOEDEZZY

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    I think hes seconding the fact that Duplicolor is crap.
     

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