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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Ridgerunner, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    ...yeah that's me-after 10 years of me jumping in and out of this truck my right boot has worn through the doorsill weatherstrip and took the paint down there to the bare metal.. tried the aluminum tape and that hokey carbon fiber crap tape-wore through that too:( and I just cannot bring myself to be aware of lifting my foot past there every time.
    So I am envisioning some thicker actual metal but bendable stikon type 3m type diamondplate looking stuff? Have any of you seen anything I could apply to this problem out there?
    Thanks for the help:)
     
  2. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    How about roll on bed liner?
     
  3. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    damn. i thought this was a conspiracy thread. i was excited lol.
     
  4. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    oo gees that's not a bad idea-wonder how much the RhinoLiner guy would charge to put a nice thick patch there-good thinking. I have it in the bed and it's tough stuff.
     
  5. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:17 PM
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    LOL gotcha:D
     
  6. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    Hoyal

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    They sell a paint can of roll on at auto parts stores I think its like $20.
     
  7. Apr 10, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Do you have pics of the Wear area?
     
  8. Apr 10, 2011 at 3:49 PM
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  9. Apr 10, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    OK I will look for it-is it the real deal? I don't want an imitator that wears through right away cause you cannot peel that stuff off once applied.
     
  10. Apr 10, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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    The PO of my truck has worn through the paint just like you have, been looking for a fix.
     
  11. Apr 10, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    kmok Plastidipped ma Hootus!

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    Herculiner is some good stuff, I have it on my rocker panels and it is holding up very well. I think it would work very well in that spot at protecting it from you getting in and out.
     
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    time for line-ex!
     
  14. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:01 AM
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    Mine is wearing in the same exact spot. I'm not worried so much about the paint but I priced a new door seal from the dealership and they want $109 for just the driver side.
     
  15. Apr 11, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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    That means they'll want $400 for it here:D Thanks for the replies and rep to Hoyal for a great idea. I am going to stop by the parts house and investigate this stuff:)
     
  16. Apr 11, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    should work good. I know people who have used it on there sliders.
     
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