Tailgate Protection - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > JK Wrangler Technical Forum > Tailgate Protection

End of Summer Sale, 20% OFF!2007 - 2011 Jeep JK Long Arm Lift KitsIntroducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed Line

Reply
Unread 02-26-2007, 01:44 PM   #1
P35A
Registered User
2007 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 57
Tailgate Protection

Just wanted to see if anyone has any suggestions to prevent the interior-side of the tailgate from getting dinged and scrathed up from items in the luggage area. Im usually pretty careful about this stuff, but I recently noticed that my tailgate's interior sheetmetal is starting to get scratches and already has a couple of dings. A buddy of mine suggested Rhino-Lining or Line-X. I got quoted 150 bucks at my local Ziebart and they want to take my tailgate off when they spray it....im not to sure about this. Anyone have better suggestions/solutions?

P35A is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-26-2007, 02:08 PM   #2
jeepers3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Alaska
Posts: 811
Just put Herculiner on it. You can do it yourself, the stuff just rolls/paints on.

I did this to the entire interior of my Trooper. A buddy did it to his Jeep too (we took out all the seats and everything).
jeepers3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-26-2007, 02:14 PM   #3
UTAH
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Salt Lake City
Posts: 1,133
I'm considering hot-gluing some carpet to the inside of my tailgate. I figure it would be sound-deadening as well as protective. And, if I got tired of it I could just peel it off without harming the paint underneath.

$150 for coating the tailgate sounds way high to me. Heck, we've got places here that'll do a whole truck bed for $300.

Bill
__________________
2013 JK Sahara 2-dr, 6 speed
2014 KL Cherokee Trailhawk
UTAH is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-26-2007, 02:49 PM   #4
wvextremist
Member
 
wvextremist's Avatar
2007 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Beckley, WV
Posts: 201
It doesn't actually say that this will work on a JK but someone could measure the height of a TJ tailgate compared to a JK and then let us know what they think

Not exactly for protection but hey it would help and be functional


http://www.bestop.com/index.php?s=18

__________________
"Speed is your friend, and you can't get hurt in the air!" -jh

'07 JKU-- RESCUE GREEN
Sahara, 6 spd,
Tow pkg,
Ltd Slip
UPGRADES:
Rubi Tires and Wheels,
Shrockworks Stubby Front Bumper, and sliders
Sway Bar Disco's,
OME HD Lift kit
Smittybuilt Winch,
River Raider Snorkle,
Aftermarket MyGIG

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChaoticBastard
Aliens will cost you alot of money..
Quote:
Originally Posted by jloughlin
...turn up the volume as loud as you want (and possibly blow the carp out of your speakers)...
wvextremist is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-26-2007, 03:07 PM   #5
jsantoli
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 16
Maybe speaker box carpet and spray adhesive?
jsantoli is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-27-2007, 12:57 PM   #6
strykermp5
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Woodstock, GA
Posts: 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by jsantoli
Maybe speaker box carpet and spray adhesive?
thats a great idea... and i have both!!


but the truck bed liner would look a **** ton better and protect much better as well!


are there any bolts that would need to be avioded??
__________________
2007 Wrangler Unlimited X
Jeep Green, Black Cragars, Black Windows

Optional Equipment:
M4 (x2)
Sig 226
strykermp5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 02-27-2007, 09:14 PM   #7
PGBronco10
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 157
somebody posted this site on another JK board. i ran across a diamond plate tail gate protector for the jk. go to "NEW! JK wrangler parts" and then "diamond plate tailgate cover." the plate protects the outside not the inside, but the site still has a lot of great stuff.

http://www.warriorproducts.com/catalog/hotspot2.php
PGBronco10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.