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Bedliner on a shell exterior instead of painting?

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by 4FTTY4, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:08 AM
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    4FTTY4

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    Anyone ever bedlined a shell instead of painting it to match? I have a SWB DCLB and want to get a shell, but I'm too cheap to buy a new one and haven't seen a used long bed shell in blue.

    I was thinking about getting a shell that would fit the truck and getting the exterior line-x'd or Rhino lined. All the chrome/aluminum on my truck is black, so I think a black shell would look ok, but I haven't been able to find picture to get an idea of what it might look like. Anybody ever done anything like this or seen it done?
     
  2. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:16 AM
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    DubyaDawg

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    Eh, I'm not sure, it would look interesting. I mean I agree with black would probably look good it just seems kinda odd to have bedliner up there, have you looked at the Bestop perhaps?
     
  3. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    DON'T USE BED LINER!

    Just get it painted speedway or get it painted black... orrr

    find a used black one. that should be easier than finding it in blue
     
  4. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    Ez2typethis

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    I dont recommend that. A co worker of mine just Herculined his entrie vehicle... It looks like a bag of A$$
     
  5. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    Pugga

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    I would guess you'd spend more on line-x than it would cost to get it painted SWB. Someone was selling a bed-linered shell on here a while back... I'll just say I wouldn't do it to mine.
     
  6. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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  7. Jul 8, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    4FTTY4

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    Yeah, thought about the Bestop, but I want a hard shell to keep my dog in the bed. And the tweakers around here love slicing cloth tops, even when there's nothing good inside.
     
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