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Advice on improving truck bed

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by cycledrum, Feb 1, 2008.

  1. Feb 1, 2008 at 10:51 AM
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    cycledrum

    cycledrum [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Planning to upgrade to Tacoma, sell off '88, so want to keep bed repairs cheap (read, no LineX)

    I sanded off bed rust, sampled textured spray shown below, but I think the black spray might devalue a white truck.

    maybe best to just sand off bed rust, leave it at that.

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  2. Feb 1, 2008 at 11:41 AM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    I don't think black would devalue the truck. Black and white look good together. If you did a good job, it might increase the value of the truck. BTW, does the company that makes the spray you're using make a white bedliner?
     
  3. Feb 1, 2008 at 11:55 AM
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    cycledrum

    cycledrum [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I dunno, not in the store, but maybe that's what I need, that or meds to stop thinking about another truck! :eek:
     
  4. Feb 1, 2008 at 12:20 PM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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  5. Feb 1, 2008 at 8:31 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    +1 Most bed liners are black anyway unless you special order color matched somehow (ie, colored LineX or whatever). Even our 05+ with composite bed are black regardless of the vehicle color.
     
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