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post #1 of 22 Old 11-21-2006, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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Bedlining My Interior

I've given it quite a bit of consideration over the past few months, and have about 98% decided to line the inside of my TJ with some type of bedliner. My question is:
Does anyone have any good/bad experiences they could share with me about this, and what is the best kind for as low a price as possible? I'm not looking to spend $500, because I'm still in highschool, something like <$200 would be more along the lines I'm looking at. I want something durable and that looks good. Just let me know, thanks in advance!

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post #2 of 22 Old 11-21-2006, 01:14 PM
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I actually just posted on this - maybe not exactly what you're looking for, but check it out:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/dash-renewal-spray-bedliner-342016/#post2943555
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Here is a thread I started way back when I did mine! $100 for the kit to do it yourself. You will need to buy a couple of other things in order to prep your tub, but maybe another $20. Keep your eyes open in the PepBoys ad for the Herculiner kit. I have seen it on sale for $70 after the $30 mail in rebate. Plus you can get a coupon for $5 off a $20 or $30 purchase when you join their email list or something like that.

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post #5 of 22 Old 11-21-2006, 02:00 PM
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yea dont get any on your hootus. i have read it is a real pain to get off

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I'm sorry, but what exactly is a hootus?
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I'm sorry, but what exactly is a hootus?
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I sprayed mine on. It's definitely worth the effort. I'd have to say there is a small increase in noise after removing the carpet, if you are concerned about that. Prep is key. Take your time with that and it should turn out fine.

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hey i did my interior was really easy rolling it on i used durabak bedliner..the only thing was the prep work took forever..i did about 8 or 9 hours of prepwork over 2 or 3 days...its alot of sanding to prep it...and it took a while to get of the glue on the back of the velcrow...but it was all worth it...its all in the prepwork tho that makes the difference here is what mine looks like b4 and after





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I'm sorry, but what exactly is a hootus?
Google "explorer hootus" and go to the first result to understand the joke.
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Durabak

Another Durabak DIY job. Two days work, well under $200, plus you have some color choice. I rolled/brushed it on, two coats.
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Thanks for all the tips guys! But I have a few more questions:
What are the issues with holes? Like the ones for my console, seats, etc. And how can I avoid those issues? How far up under the dash did you guys go? What are some of the difficulties of rolling? Is it hard to get an even coat in vertical or angled places, or is the stuff thick enough to stay where you roll it?

That's all I can think of now. I'll let you know if I have any more, and sorry for so many, I just don't wanna screw it up!! Thanks guys! keep the comments/tips/advice coming!!
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Stuff is goo like, don't worry about dripping unless you put too much. As for holes put roll of masking tape inside them, then take them out before bedliner dries.
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Alright, sounds good to me! Now just gotta wait for the money! Christmas isn't far off, I'll prolly get it soon after.
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post #15 of 22 Old 11-22-2006, 02:11 PM
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Indeed, Keep the bedliner away from your hootus.

If the need for the hootus arises, ask a significant other, or really good friend for help. DO NOT ask any of the neighborhood Children for help. This will lead to problems far greater than a bedliner'd hootus.

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