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Old 05-21-2010, 02:07 PM   #1
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Bed Liner or carpet?

Ok. My old dirty carpet is on its way out the door and in the trash.
My question is, should i get new carpet to go in my TJ or bed liner it?And Why?


Does anyone have any pics of there jeep with bed liner with seats and everything in it?

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Old 05-21-2010, 02:10 PM   #2
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Why not do both? You can get boat carpet off the roll for nearly nothing at a warehouse.

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Old 05-21-2010, 02:13 PM   #3
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What do you mean do both? How can i do both?
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What do you mean do both? How can i do both?
Bed liner under the carpet... Think about it, does bed liner OVER the carpet make any sense?
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The carpet in a Wrangler or CJ isn't actually attached to anything. I could walk outside and take my carpet up in about 15 minutes (and 10 min would be removing the front two seats.) It just sits on top of your floor board.

You can:
1) take out your old carpet and get new carpet.
2) take out your old carpet and bed line the whole floor.
3) take out your old carpet and leave it like it is.
4) take out your old carpet, bed line the floor and then put new carpet in over it. Best of both worlds. Protection of the bed liner/comfort and noise/heat control of the carpet.
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:25 PM   #6
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The carpet in a Wrangler or CJ isn't actually attached to anything. I could walk outside and take my carpet up in about 15 minutes (and 10 min would be removing the front two seats.) It just sits on top of your floor board.

You can:
1) take out your old carpet and get new carpet.
2) take out your old carpet and bed line the whole floor.
3) take out your old carpet and leave it like it is.
4) take out your old carpet, bed line the floor and then put new carpet in over it. Best of both worlds. Protection of the bed liner/comfort and noise/heat control of the carpet.
Never thought of that, i like that idea!!
Does the bed liner protect against rust or no?
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:33 PM   #7
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I like my carpet, but it is still in really good shape. Once it needs replaced I will definitely consider that Monstaliner.......it looks pretty awesome!
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Old 05-21-2010, 02:41 PM   #8
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Never thought of that, i like that idea!!
Does the bed liner protect against rust or no?
yes, it protects the side that is covered....but to really prevent rust you need to cover the underside as well...
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What is the best stuff to use for the underside of your vehicle?
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I use the rubberized can paint on anything under the Jeep. It sticks a whole lot better than normal paint and lasts 10x as long.
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Old 05-24-2010, 11:44 AM   #11
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I pulled my black carpet and put in liner.

I have a BUNCH of pictures in my Monstaliner thread here:

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/new-...ner-49355.html

I had carpet and since it wasn't OEM, it kinda sucked, bunched up and generally made it HARDER to keep clean. With the liner installed and carpet out, dust still gets in, but all I have to do is wipe it clean. No more breathing in more mildew, dirt, dust, crud that has been stuck in the carpet. And I don't worry so much when it rains.

The worst part is making sure all my wiring is clean and loomed. I have an amp in the back and running power cable and speaker wires was the biggest challenge to keep things looking clean and neat.
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I removed my carpet not too long ago...and I'm glad I did. I will admit that carpet looks much nicer...but these are Jeeps, not luxury cars. Having no carpet is nice because now if it rains...I just pull the drain plugs and let it dry out. Or if I spill something in there...I hose it out, pull the drain plugs, and let it dry out. lol

I haven't lined it yet...but even painted steel is nicer than the carpet IMO. All I got is painted metal and tan floor mats in mine
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Does anyone know if bed rug sells their carpet to fit in the Wrangler? It would be great because it is essentially weatherproof.
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I was against the bed-liner idea at 1st but I love mine now! Much easier!!!!
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I found that the bed liner is the only way to fly. I lined my tub only a few weeks ago and it has already paid for itself. Yesterday I found not one but three pieces of chewed gum that had made it behind the backseat. The only two people that sit in the backseat are 7 & 10. Both are very capable of either waiting to git rid of gum or sticking there arm over the side. My frustration ebbed when the dried gum did not stick the the liner. I plucked it off and threw it in the Barbie Jeep. I am 37 but 12 at heart.
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bedliner. i threw my carpet out months ago and haven't looked back since. it is a bit louder inside, but it was never quiet to begin with and on long trips the floor pan over the transmission gets a bit hot, so don't rest your bare feet or leg on it.
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Old 05-24-2010, 02:05 PM   #17
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If you're going to use carpet.. just get a roll of boat carpet. I got a roll for like 20 bucks and put in in an old CJ I used to have. Deadens the road noise/heat, and it'll last forever and doesn't matter if it gets rained on.
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i like bed liner so much im trying to convince my dad to let me rip out the carpet in the f150 and hurc that thing up

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