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i hate the carpet in my truck

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jake slatnick, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Nov 10, 2009 at 6:35 AM
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    jake slatnick

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    is there anyway to replace the carpet in my truck with anything else?

    if so what is it? and whats the price range?
    (anythings better than carpet!)
     
  2. Nov 10, 2009 at 6:36 AM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    uuh what do you want to replace it with? I agree I would much rather have rubber floors, but give a little more info on your goals and what you would prefer over the carpet and we can point you in the right direction
     
  3. Nov 10, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    2009Silver

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    WeatherTechs Bed Extender Bed Mat 3" Lift Spidertrax Clarion DVD HU Overhead Monitor
    Weathertech mats cover almost all of the carpet. Worth every penny...
     
  4. Nov 10, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    Order some WeatherTech floor liners and leave the carpet in??

    Pull the carpet out...Get a roll on or spray on bedliner??
     
  5. Nov 10, 2009 at 7:05 AM
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    I've seen the carpet replaced with Rhino liner type products. Pretty sweet mod IMO. You can save a lot of money by using a DIY product like Herculiner. I think it's only about $100.
     
  6. Nov 10, 2009 at 7:13 AM
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    rutherk1

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    I looked into getting a vinyl floor cover to replace the carpet but decided against it.

    I have the weather tech digital fit mats front back and it's just about like having a vinyl floor.
     
  7. Nov 10, 2009 at 7:16 AM
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    What ever you do, think about soundproofing qualities! A lot of vibration, road and drivetrain noise comes up from the floor.
     
  8. Nov 11, 2009 at 1:29 AM
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    do you know where i could buy this?
     
  9. Nov 11, 2009 at 1:35 AM
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  11. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:33 AM
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    Weathertech mats FTW! I am very anal about my truck so I have a big industrial black mat cut to fit on top of the stock carpet and then all weather mats on top of that. LOL!
     
  12. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    Get some aftermarket rubber mats. I have the husky liners in mine and love them. My carpets stay super clean. I can pull them out and hose them off and dry them in a few minutes and they are clean again.

    The previous owner of my truck put them in there since he was a home builder and frequently got in the truck with muddy boots.
     
  13. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    I just Googled Herculiner and saw they have a store locater on their website. I'm sure it's available online in countless places.

    While I think it's a super cool mod (tough, easy to clean, unique, etc.), keep in mind some possible drawbacks. If you pay to have it done, you're going to be paying for many hours of prep labor. If you DIY, you're going to be doing many hours of prep labor. Road noise will most likely go up. Yes, these coatings are rubberized which would provide provide some sound dampening qualities but I doubt anywhere near the qualities of carpet.

    Depends what's important to you. If you do it, post pictures. I've never seen it in a Tacoma before.
     
  14. Nov 11, 2009 at 9:42 AM
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    Bedliner on the floor is definitely loud and the prep work is tedious. Well worth it when you're done, but don't expect the truck to be silent by any means.
     
  15. Nov 11, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    I just put in the Husky liners. Pleased with them
     
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