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Old 06-08-2013, 08:08 AM   #61
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Is pulling the carpet just when offroading not an option? Are you going to let it rain all up inside a $35-$40K Jeep? Wouldn't it sound like riding around in a beer can? The dash board, gauge cluster, radio, and HVAC don't look the least bit water proof. The radios are all designed for other Chrysler vehicles, so I seriously doubt they're designed like a boat's radio.

Ive seen Jeeps with no roof or doors sitting out in the rain, but they're also busted looking and not worried the least bit about resale. I'd have a hard time having that attitude with something I'm still making payments on. But to each their own.
I agree, I don't want want my ride sitting there getting all rained on. I will have to look for some sort of quick install top for those days. Something like these:

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I have leather seats and I don't want them to get all messed up.

How do Jeep leather seats hold up with some water on them?

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I never intend to let it rain all up inside my jeep just cause I got it bedlined. The back end doesn't matter but certainly the steering wheel and dash area are major concerns as well as under both my seats where I have amps installed. If I think it could rain I make sure I have my camo colored 8x10 tarp and bungees inside the back just in case. If I think it will be dry for several days I take my top completely off and lay it in the garage therefore the tarp is important. I also run without doors most any time I can. Stinky wet carpet is horrible. You can take it in and out if you want but you will find it won't go back in like it was when it was new and then it really just looks like crap. I have a couple of white fufu poodle half breed dogs and black carpet really blows after they get inside. With linex it is just a blow gun away from curly dog hair free. You ever go wheeling with the top down? All that dust, mud, leaves, grass, fufu dog hair, spilt milk...not for me. Bare metal is better than that. Line-X just makes it look good and easy to clean; blow it, wash it, drive it, love it. The inside of my jeep looks good from front to back and all the way up the sides.
That is the same reason I am going for. Something that will protect my flooring from looking all scratched up and the ability to clean it and know that it is clean. Carpet actually hides dirt underneath the carpet and eventually will start to get all tore up.

So I see this as being inevitable, especially if you plan on keeping the Jeep for a very long time.

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Old 06-08-2013, 05:15 PM   #62
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Not sure what you mean by this? There is no metal on metal contact in the door and the door frame?
not metal doors anyway lol. I have soft half doors and usually have the uppers in the back if nog the entire doors.

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Is pulling the carpet just when offroading not an option? Are you going to let it rain all up inside a $35-$40K Jeep? Wouldn't it sound like riding around in a beer can? The dash board, gauge cluster, radio, and HVAC don't look the least bit water proof. The radios are all designed for other Chrysler vehicles, so I seriously doubt they're designed like a boat's radio.

Ive seen Jeeps with no roof or doors sitting out in the rain, but they're also busted looking and not worried the least bit about resale. I'd have a hard time having that attitude with something I'm still making payments on. But to each their own.
They really dont sound like riding around in a beer can. Works well.
Designed like a boat radio? I didnt say that. I said it could be modified to be like a boats radio.

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Took out the carpet yesterday and things went well. It was pretty simple and did require some cuts. There were already some perforated lines along the spots that needed to be cut so all you had to do was cut some small sections to remove the carpet without taking out the seats. There is also some plastic pin type things that hold the carpet down in a few places. You just unscrew them or pop off and then put back. I am going to stop by this dealership and show the body shop manager, who told me I would have to take out my seats, that it is not needed. I am also contemplating taking out that heat shield goop.

I took some pics of the spots that you need to cut and also the plastic pin type things. I also placed some conduit over the exposed wires.





















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Dont bother with the dealer. Dude has obviously never seen the inside of a wrangler. You could look at the carpet for two seconds and see the seats are bolted in before carpet installed.

Wheres the no carpet pics?

Im out of hours to work for the week and will probably start prepping for monstaliner tomorrow.
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I appreciate you DIY'ers. I got caught with the top off this week, and got drenched. I just got a price from my Line-X dealer. $750 for the product and $650 for the labor. That includes removing the front seats and console. I don't use my rear seat and already have the carpet out. Evidently, they move all of the wiring to the rear, and then put it back afterwards. They said its a 2-day job.
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I appreciate you DIY'ers. I got caught with the top off this week, and got drenched. I just got a price from my Line-X dealer. $750 for the product and $650 for the labor. That includes removing the front seats and console. I don't use my rear seat and already have the carpet out. Evidently, they move all of the wiring to the rear, and then put it back afterwards. They said its a 2-day job.
Thats really high. My local Linex guy said $750 total price.
I am leaning towards Monster liner self install.
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Old 06-26-2013, 03:38 PM   #67
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Thats really high. My local Linex guy said $750 total price.
I am leaning towards Monster liner self install.
Both of those quotes are ridiculous. I was quoted 450 if I removed everything except the front seat.
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I appreciate you DIY'ers. I got caught with the top off this week, and got drenched. I just got a price from my Line-X dealer. $750 for the product and $650 for the labor. That includes removing the front seats and console. I don't use my rear seat and already have the carpet out. Evidently, they move all of the wiring to the rear, and then put it back afterwards. They said its a 2-day job.
It is not a 2 day job. At most a full day job. Drop off in morning and pickup later that day.
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Both of those quotes are ridiculous. I was quoted 450 if I removed everything except the front seat.
The $750 was me doing nothing but handing them the keys.Im sure if I prepped it and pulled everything but the drivers seat they could go much lower.
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Would be faster to move the wiring forward. The stuff under the door sills can be ignored for the most part,its covered by the trim molding. And itd look like crap to not reuse the molding. The wiring in the back does pose quite a problem....and its not much...

That wiring that goes under the passenger side seat is an issue too. And why is there a wire to my drivers side seat
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The $750 was me doing nothing but handing them the keys.Im sure if I prepped it and pulled everything but the drivers seat they could go much lower.
I gotcha. Shop around if you can, I have 3 line x dealers close by and it ranged from 450-650.
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Thanks! I told the guy at my local Line-X shop that he was out of his mind, charging $1400.
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Dont bother with the dealer. Dude has obviously never seen the inside of a wrangler. You could look at the carpet for two seconds and see the seats are bolted in before carpet installed.

Wheres the no carpet pics?

Im out of hours to work for the week and will probably start prepping for monstaliner tomorrow.
Ahh.. I think we all seen no carpet picks... didn't want to bore you guys


Thanks to all for those Line-X quotes.

I got a stupid question, but I cannot think of how it is done. If I remove all the seats and whatever, how would I get to the dealership? Do you tow it? Do you remove everything in the parking lot?
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Remove everything but the drivers seat and the console. Then they can pull out the seat and lift up the console.
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Remove everything but the drivers seat and the console. Then they can pull out the seat and lift up the console.
Thanks.. what I thought.
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Ahh.. I think we all seen no carpet picks... didn't want to bore you guys


Thanks to all for those Line-X quotes.

I got a stupid question, but I cannot think of how it is done. If I remove all the seats and whatever, how would I get to the dealership? Do you tow it? Do you remove everything in the parking lot?
Eh, I hadn't at the time. Was always bedliner or carpet in all the pics. Well I pulled my carpet and it looked like ass. It's basically prepped for monstaliner but i havent been home to do it. Going to tackle it this weekend with the help of a couple of redheads.
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That's what I did.

You did that to the back storage only or did you take the seat out and have them do the floor for the second row seats too? I want to Line-X the second row all the way back, dogs and kid back there.
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I know ive said it before but i have monstaliner. Have had it most of the summer. I am extremely impressed with it. Nothing has scratched it yet except when i put the seats in before it cured... and it can sit in the sun for hours and be cool to the touch.
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I had my 08 done with linex and it was nice but $750 is steep. I have done two buddies jeeps with monstaliner and it was ok but the texture wasn't great. My current TJ had color matched raptor liner.

I have a anvil rubi x on order and I already have a raptor kit waiting for the day I bring it home. Tryst me and do your self a favor and look into the raptor kit. It's $109 for the kit with the spray gun and $25 for the base color. It couldn't be any easier to spray and looks as good as the lineX
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I've hardly had the time to touch up a gouge in my rock slider- let alone prep for bed liner. But a couple of months without carpet- and my mountain bike and my dog- my bed is pretty scratched up. Gotta bite the bullet on something.....I just wonder if the Bed Tred will actually attract dog hair because of the texture....
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Finally out for newer JKs. Pricey but tempting....
BedTred Premium Floor Covering Kit for 07-14 Jeep® Wrangler JK 2 Door - Quadratec
I've hardly had the time to touch up a gouge in my rock slider- let alone prep for bed liner. But a couple of months without carpet- and my mountain bike and my dog- my bed is pretty scratched up. Gotta bite the bullet on something.....I just wonder if the Bed Tred will actually attract dog hair because of the texture....
My carpet has been out for months and I haven't had time to Monstaline it either. I like the idea of the Bed Tred stuff, but it seems around the same price as a professional Line-X job.
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My carpet has been out for months and I haven't had time to Monstaline it either. I like the idea of the Bed Tred stuff, but it seems around the same price as a professional Line-X job.
I was quoted about $400-$450 for Line X. I am a little concerned about the UV protection. The only thing I like more about Bed Tred is its removable. Not sure I like the look of bed liner inside my Jeep (as opposed to my truck bed)- and its permanent. Which I realize is also a plus to bedliner. Decisions...decisions....
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I was quoted about $400-$450 for Line X.

Exactly! Cheaper than a full Bed Tred set for a 2 door.

I am a little concerned about the UV protection. The only thing I like more about Bed Tred is its removable. Not sure I like the look of bed liner inside my Jeep (as opposed to my truck bed)- and its permanent.

You could always cover the bedliner if you end up hating it. That's why I'm gonna try (eventually) the Monstaliner. It's "only" $150 if I hate it and want to get Bed Tred/Bed Rug.

I was just saying I'd pay to Line-X over getting Bed Tred first.
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I vote no carpet. I'm only 16 and I did it myself. I used rust oleum from Walmart and I really like how it looks.
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I vote no carpet. I'm only 16 and I did it myself. I used rust oleum from Walmart and I really like how it looks.
How many cans did you use? Is it slick or pretty grippy?
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I vote no carpet also. Did a roll on kit and it tuned out nice. I think it was bed armor.
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How many cans did you use? Is it slick or pretty grippy?


I only use like a little more than half. I mean it's not the grittiest but I like it.
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I only use like a little more than half. I mean it's not the grittiest but I like it.
I thought you meant rattle can Rustoleum at first, lol. I was wondering if rubber floor mats slid around because it was too slick, but I'm assuming the canned paint works okay.
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I thought you meant rattle can Rustoleum at first, lol. I was wondering if rubber floor mats slid around because it was too slick, but I'm assuming the canned paint works okay.
No haha I used the can stuff
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I finally got tired (after had 5 baths this year in the Jeep) that I have removed the carpets. But when I have time I intend on putting black throw rugs back in. Then the next time I get a bath I can remove the carpet easier.

Top down since 1st week March & doors off since 3rd week March 2013. My wife keeps asking me if I have learned anything yet.

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