Bedliner Line-X Spray your whole truck?

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by ChevyFan, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member

  2. McClintoc

    McClintoc Super Moderator

    I've seen several trucks done this way - two F-250s and an F-150. This first time I saw bedliner used outside of the bed, the whole lower half of the truck was covered in it, from the bottom of the windows down. It looks good and of course is durable. It maks a lot of sense to do it on a truck but I'm not so sure about doing it to a Camaro.
  3. KyleZ71

    KyleZ71 New Member

    Personally I think it is a absolute horrible idea. Unless your building a rock crawler or a pure work/farm truck and that's all it will be doing then fine. Personally I need contrast and a beautiful shine, not grey/black. The first car I saw was a honda in Wilkes Barre that someone did their self with duplicolor bed armor. Didn't like the look then, and do not like the look now.
  4. tbplus10

    tbplus10 Super Moderator Staff Member

  5. kinson33

    kinson33 New Member

    To each their own.

    if I had the money, I would do it for my avalanche. I would leave the emblems normal though, and probably keep chrome rims on it to break up the black.
  6. JimmyA

    JimmyA Member

    I would think about doing the Bottom side moldings and lower half fenders! For Protection cuz, the Paint is thin...........
  7. kinson33

    kinson33 New Member

    How much weight do you think that adds to the truck?
  8. McClintoc

    McClintoc Super Moderator

    I suspect it adds some weight but probably not as much you'd think. Basically one layer of Line-X versus several layers of primer, paint and clear coat.
  9. kinson33

    kinson33 New Member

    There have been times already when I wish I had more than the cladding. Trails to campgrounds give the clear coat a nice scuffing. Would be nice to blow right through the brush with less concern
  10. Sierraowner5.3

    Sierraowner5.3 New Member

    i was watching storm chasers the other day. the one group had a NNBS sierra done with line-x or rhino liner color matched (summit white i think), unless you where up close you really couldnt tell.

    i kinda liked it.

    if/when the bottom of my truck gets trashed I may get the bottom third done like alot of people have talked about. I love my bedliner.

    Alex
  11. stchman

    stchman New Member

    Who would want a rough textured vehicle? I like the look of a nice shiny paint job. To each their own.
  12. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member

    There is a guy driving around a sonoma in my area that he did with one of the home depot kits. It looks terrible! It is all lumpy. After about 2 years it is now peeling and you can see the blue paint below it.
  13. stchman

    stchman New Member

    So he Bubba'd the job, sweet.
  14. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member

    It's a bold look for sure. What does everyone else think?
  15. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member

    Haha. What do you mean? Like a spray on kit? Hahaha
  16. Pikey

    Pikey Moderator Staff Member

    No, a roll on kit! I will try to get a pic of it
  17. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member

    Hahaha. That's got to look whacked.
  18. jsmith4816

    jsmith4816 New Member

    I would do it to my door panels below the trim, and inside fenders, but it had to be matching color. I hate the black color. I do however like the fact that you dont have to worry about scratches or paint chips. I would never do it to a car though, especially a porsche!

    I wonder if its dent proof too lol.
  19. kinson33

    kinson33 New Member

    I have no doubt it would help spread the blow of a hit just like the liner is used in the truck bed. It would have to be some monster hail I bet to dent that paint job. I would do it to my Av once its my full time toy. No worries about scratches on trails or rusting would be sweet.

    My buddy did the roll on liner on the inside of his jeep. He is meticulous and its held up well, all about the prep with the home jobs.
  20. Jrod89

    Jrod89 New Member

    I have thought about doing the bottom rocker panels where the paint gets beat up. All of the accessories on my truck are black so I would probably do it black. My local shop quoted me $700 to do it though. Kinda high.

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