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Old 09-20-2012, 08:01 AM   #1
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Bedliner=AWESOME

So the yesterday consisted of me spraying my spice colored fenders with black rustoleum bedliner. The stuff is really good!

My questions are that I have a spice colored hard top and want it black... Shops want 400-700 dollars to paint it. I said no way to that. Would the bedliner look good? Hold up? Weigh the top down too much?

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Old 12-20-2013, 10:34 AM   #2
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Uhmmmm..... Don't use rustoleum bed liner.... Spray it with a semi-smooth bedliner. Spray-Lining, Monstaliner, or LinerXtreeme are all good products. But, read their support forums and talk to their support to make sure you find you about adherence to the fenders.

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I mean, like anytime that you paint, proper preparation is half the final product. But I wouldn't use a rough bedliner personally. I'd do like abc.florida suggested, and get a semi smooth one.
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For larger applications I would DEFINITELY go with a roll on bed liner product due to a much more consistent application of the product. Rattlecan has its purposes and I believe covering large surface areas is not one of them. I saw a rattlecan car once and you can distinctly see the variations in spray consistency on it ( even @ night when I was 3 feet away from it ). Send magnetman a PM he's the monstaliner vendor
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For larger applications I would DEFINITELY go with a roll on bed liner product due to a much more consistent application of the product. Rattlecan has its purposes and I believe covering large surface areas is not one of them. I saw a rattlecan car once and you can distinctly see the variations in spray consistency on it ( even @ night when I was 3 feet away from it ). Send magnetman a PM he's the monstaliner vendor
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or just take it off and use a semi gloss black in a rattle can. there is no reason to rubberise your hard top
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So the yesterday consisted of me spraying my spice colored fenders with black rustoleum bedliner. The stuff is really good!

My questions are that I have a spice colored hard top and want it black... Shops want 400-700 dollars to paint it. I said no way to that. Would the bedliner look good? Hold up? Weigh the top down too much?

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I bed lined my whole jeep, rustoleum rattle cans is what I used. I'm not sure if it would look good just having yours hard top bed lined, but as for having it look good in large areas, I didn't have a problem with it. Just make sure you get all your cans at once because when I did mine the paint I used for the doors was darker then the body....figured it came from a different batch or something.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:12 PM   #8
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My flares and hardtop are bedlined (Rustoleum) and I think it looks great. Forest Green TJ with half doors, black slider uppers, and bedlined hard top.

Please excuse my father in law photobombing my Jeep.

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