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Is a Bed Mat worth it

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blackpearl11, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    blackpearl11

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    Hey, I was thinking about getting a bed mat for my tacoma. The only thing im worried about is having it stolen since it just sits on the bed. Has this happened to anyone? Is there a way to secure it. Or am i just being paranoid?
     
  2. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    Oat

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    If it aint bolted, locked, or chained anything in the bed is vulnerable. Just my opinion.
     
  3. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    mjp2

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    Definitely paranoid. :p

    They're very nice in that stuff won't slide around in the bed.
     
  4. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:05 PM
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    greenmonstah

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    I have never had one stolen, or herd of one being stolen, The spray on linner is the best and it well worth the money
     
  5. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:06 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Yes
     
  6. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:08 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Lemme finish that sentence there for ya, big guy.
     
  7. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:09 PM
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    OZ-T

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    You're an odd little fellow Serge
     
  8. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:09 PM
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    kbp68

    kbp68 hey...I can change this!

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    If you're that worried about it being stolen, why not drill a couple holes and run your front bed bolts throught it? You could still lift it up to clean under it but it ain't going anywhere unless they cut it out.
     
  9. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    on a whim, i tossed a $15 carpet mat from costco in the bed of my truck. stuff quit sliding, and i never took the mat out. it is one of those black mats that you see on restaurant floors. i put it there one day when i had to move a dog.

    fit is retarded (it's too small) but it works. i've slept on it.
     
  10. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    The bed mat is excellent to keep stuff from sliding around...and once it is in use for a bit, NO ONE will want to steal it.

    Howard
     
  11. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    ive got one and I love it..Only thing I hate is the acorns get stuck under it from the oak trees.
     
  12. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:16 PM
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    Rather like mine. Hasn't been stolen yet, neither has my Hi-Lift.
     
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    Toyotacrawler

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    Yea it's worth it IMO. Really prevents stuff from sliding around. I wouldn't worry about it being stolen.
     
  14. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    Definitely worth it. The composite bed is slicker than gorilla snot without it!
     
  15. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:18 PM
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    Yes. I love it and it's bolted down.
     
  16. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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    I love mine. Always interesting to see what gets under it between cleanings...
    usually pecans.....last time was .223 & .22 brass
     
  17. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    trust me, I'd LOOOOVE to cut this one big oak down in the back yard. All the cars are under it, and its dented the shit out of my truck already. This tree is a trooper tho, its been struck by lightning..lol
     
  18. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    Haven't had one stolen, and yes its worth it as it keeps things from sliding around in the bed of the truck. I got a Tacoma OEM mat on craigslist for $45, so even if it was stolen, its not a huge ticket item.
     
  19. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    Love mine as well. Dogs get great traction and nothing else slides around. Well worth it! Had mine for 2 years almost and never been stolen yet. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  20. Oct 3, 2011 at 2:25 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    Bolt it down.worth it.mat is great
     
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