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plastic bed rail covers shrinking?

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by chevyman2004, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. chevyman2004

    chevyman2004 Rockstar 100 Posts

    haven't been in for a while how ya all doin? i got a question about my plastic bed rail covers. I started noticing this winter that my bed rail covers started to pop up and there is a nice gap forming from the rear going forward. i am wondering if this is shrinkage from cheap plastic covers or just the cold. If it is cheap plastic is there a way i can remove them without hurting the paint and get some real good rail covers on? any advice is much appreciated.
  2. adampaul1964

    adampaul1964 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    I have the plastic factory bed rail caps on mine and after I installed the tonneau cover the heat build up in the bed made them buckle, I'm thinking about removing them and having the Line-x extended over the bed rails instead. You can see how bad it's getting in the pic, in my signature pic they are straight.

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  3. mmorgan1865

    mmorgan1865 Rockstar 4 Years 1000 Posts

    I think Adam has the best solution. The rail covers would have to be pretty thick to withstand really cold conditions.

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