|10-18-2009 08:37 PM|
(my pic's above in post #14)
|10-18-2009 08:16 PM|
|10-18-2009 01:58 PM|
|Rangluh||I know this one just got bumped back up, but these look great. I'm looking to do this soon.|
|10-17-2009 01:46 AM|
|Exl2392||How did you do the lip where the top is, just tape underneath it and paint slow n steady with brush?|
|08-25-2009 09:17 PM|
|08-25-2009 08:18 PM|
|08-25-2009 01:44 PM|
I'm not so sure about those flares....won't they crack if the flares flex or hit anything?
Plus side if anyone comes too close you will give their paint a good scratching.
|08-25-2009 01:41 PM|
I had not even thought of that, picture look real good. it does look like a lot of prep work but the end results look so worth it i'm doing a lot of new mods next month. thanks for a new idea.
|08-24-2009 02:38 PM|
|hvyjnkr||Here are 1 more.....|
|08-24-2009 02:28 PM|
|hvyjnkr||Just rolled the Herculiner on this weekend and am already loving it. Yhe only down fall is the terrible smell that will linger around a while.. See the pics below. I also did the fender flares. Hope you like them.|
|08-20-2009 11:20 AM|
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|08-20-2009 07:04 AM|
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|08-19-2009 11:08 PM|
|Jeepzcb09||looks great but i would still put the carpet back in|
|08-19-2009 05:14 PM|
|08-19-2009 05:11 PM|
Updated pics w/ interior back in.
|08-18-2009 07:24 AM|
but really though, i don't know which would show more dirt, but i know that light colored liners will start to get a yellowish tint over time b/c of uv rays. darker colors are supposed to be better and last longer. the color actually had nothing to do w/ my decision. herculiner is readily available in black and if i ever need to touch an area up i won't need to special order a quart of the matching color.
|08-17-2009 11:04 PM|
|Levinoss||Wonder what would show dirt more a white or black color lining.|
|08-17-2009 10:42 PM|
|RAGMAN||thanks for the rite ups... looks good..planning on doing this as well..|
|08-17-2009 10:28 PM|
Awsome! I don't have a top right now so it is free to rain and do what ever inside my rig. I really want to do this so I don't have to worry so much about moisture eating at my floor.
I plan to do a Hurculine job very soon.
|08-17-2009 06:39 PM|
|08-17-2009 06:36 PM|
|Levinoss||Did ur whole roll bar?|
|08-17-2009 06:25 PM|
In addition to what's posted above - I also used:
Xlyol Xylene for prep
A drill attached scotch brite pad makes the scuffing quicker and helps get rid of any rust
a bunch of rags
2 extra brushes, (3 total) - one for inital cut in, one for second coat cut in, and one for final touch up after your interior is reinstalled
Best of luck to anyone wanting to try it. By far the hardest and most time consuming part is removing the interior, prepping, and reinstalling the interior. The actuall application doesn't take more than 30-45 max minutes per coat.
|08-17-2009 06:21 PM|
Rather than start a new thread - I'm hoping I can add a few pics of my weekend project too w/out irritating jgano.
If anyone's on the edge about this - do it. I'm also super pleased with the results, although durability will be the main test. But for $80 - it's a great weekend project and gets rid of the nasty carpets and/or rusty floors.
|08-17-2009 06:09 PM|
|yellowjacket||Good job and nice right up.. I so want to do this.|
|08-17-2009 07:39 AM|
|08-16-2009 10:45 PM|
Sure had a lot of dirt under the carpet. LOL
Only takes 2 coats?
|08-16-2009 10:31 PM|
Now, you can stir the bed liner and start rolling the liner on. Start with a light coat and roll on the bed liner. Once everything is covered, use the paint brush and coat the seams and hard to reach areas. The second coat is ready once the first coat is no longer tacky (about 1-4 hours later). The second coat can be applied thicker than the first. Use the same technique as you did for the first coat.
You can start reinstalling the interior accessories about 10-12 hours after the second coat dries. The bed liner is usually fully cured about 24-48 hours later.
|08-16-2009 10:31 PM|
i just lined the inside of my tj with herculiner and i am very pleased with the results. i tooks some pics throughout the process so i decided to do a write on how i did it.
what you need:
1 gallon herculiner or bed liner of your choice *
2 paint rollers *
1 paint brush *
Scouring Pad *
1 paint tray (or aluminum pan if you forgot to get the paint tray like i did)
Gloves (i strongly recommend using these b/c it is very difficult to get off skin, trust me.)
Paper Towels or Rags
Stir Stick or Paint Mixing Attachment for Drill (i would recommend using a drill to mix the bed liner. the bed liner is thicker than paint and it has a texture added to it so the drill works better.)
* - Included in Herculiner Bed Liner KitThe first thing to do is remove the doors, it will be much easier without them getting in the way. Instead of removing the soft top, i removed the windows and flipped the rear corners of the soft top. I did this to keep the bed out of direct sunlight. This keeps the tub cooler to the touch and prevents the bed liner from curing too quickly and not properly adhering to the metal. Then I removed the seats, center console, shifter console (i have an automatic), carpet, and drain plugs. There are 3 hex head bolts and 1 Torx screw that hold each seat on.
Before Removing Interior Accessories
Then I removed the 4 brackets that hold the rear seat down and the tailgate striker, the rear seat belt buckles, rear seat belts, and front seat belts.
Once everything is removed vacuum all of the loose dust and debris. Next hose out the stuck on dirt, or you can do what I did and wash it out with "Marine Clean" or even dish soap. This should loosen up the rest of the debris. I took my wet/dry vac and sucked out all of the remaining water an puddles.
Once interior is clear of debris, take the scouring pad and scuff up all of the areas to be painted. Be sure to scuff up all glossy areas.
Un-scuffed wheel welll
Scuffed wheel well
Next take some solvent on a rag and wipe down the entire interior of the Jeep, to clean all of the dust from the scouring pad and to dissolve any oils. This will help the bed liner to adhere to the surface.
Once the solvent dries, you can masking tape off any areas that you don't want lined. also, be sure to cover up all of the bolt holes to prevent the bed liner from getting in there and making it hard to reinstall bolts. I used pieces of paper towels that i twisted and inserted into the holes.
Body Tub w/ Bolt Holes Covered