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aftermarket bed liner over the composite bed?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jjw1, Sep 4, 2010.

  1. Sep 4, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    has anyone ever used aftermarket bed liner(herculiner, line-x, rhino liner, etc.) over the composite bed??? like give it extra texture/protection/keep from scratching??? i really want to do this...im also gettin the oem bed mat:D
     
  2. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    fixed your thread title
     
  3. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    i forgot to add that im gonna sand it down to rough it up so the liner will have somethin to adhere to...sounds like a good idea to me
     
  4. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    ??? is really the best title you could come up with?? Maybe a title with words in it...words about your question...will draw some more attention/help.

    It will only add weight...It's a truck bed-It's going to get scratches. It doesn't need "protection" like normal metal beds and the bed mat will give you enuf grip by itself. Why spend the money to do something you don't really need??
     
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    what was wrong with the title???
     
  6. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    looks mainly:cool::D:)
     
  7. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:15 PM
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    im gonna do herculiner
     
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    Your truck- but adding weight (which is decreasing performance/gas mileage) just for the sake of looks doesn't make sense to me.

    Good luck.
     
  9. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    See build thread.
    Seems like you had this decision made before even posting this question considering your first post was less than 30 minutes ago.
     
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    i meant to add if i decide to...i for sure gonna do my bed caps:D
     
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    not going to work. just get the bed mat
     
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    y wont it work???
     
  13. Sep 4, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    guys have asked their local line-x/rhino companies and they refused to do it.they claim it wont last. i cant recall what members posted that.i dont know first hand so im only going on what i read online. if its online it must be true :D
     
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    i like all the weight i can get in my bed. balances out the truck and drives allot better in the slop and snow, that why i got a cap. as for the bed liner, i know its not necessary but i was contemplating doing the same thing and getting the rhino line on the composite bed. if you want to brotect your truck and still be able to slide shit around and not ruin your knees when your climbing in the back for tools... a sheet of birch plywood workes miracles
     
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    I don't see the point of it but it's your truck so my opinion doesn't much matter.
     
  16. Sep 5, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    My local Line X dealer says they won't do it as it doesn't stick well to the Tacoma or Ridgelne beds.

    Shawn
     
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    When I had my bumper done My coating guy said he has done the plastic beds and it works fine.
    The problem is all the stuff in back with the cubbies, storage boxes, ele. oulets, ect. takes them twice as long so price goes up along with it.

    I am holding off while doing other mods but may still do it.
     
  19. Sep 5, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    if i do it im not gonna do the lil cubbies/boxes/storage compartments
     
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    FWIW I purchased my '08 used with this already done. Don't know which company did it but it looks good and seems to be holding up just fine. I personally never liked the composite bed's feel or look and this "option" helped push me to purchase this one.
     
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