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03-18-2012 08:01 PM
wolfen I can't say anything bad or good about eight product. Cause I have never used either, but three years ago I pointed mine wuith two coats of oil based paint and so far so good
03-18-2012 02:54 PM
yoopone I did Herculiner on my 89 and Duplicolor on my 97. I think the Herc looks a little better. The roller I got with the Duplicolor kit was too big and it would not fit between the ribs in the back seat section so pretty much brushed it all on. I have a heated garage and when I did the Herc the smell about killed me. The Duplicolor was much better from a fumes standpoint.

In both cases I linered the tub to protect it from those days where you just get soaked. I never have the top with me in the 89 and it has gotten drowned a time or two. Then I just pull the carpet out and let it dry while the tub stays protected.

Here is a picture of the Duplicolor product.
08-29-2011 03:29 PM
wolfen Texture, no, mine is actually smooth, unless I put sand in it, then I get black nonskid. but as for as far as length, when I was ten I painted my wagon with enamel paint and one time I went home on leave from the navy and it still had all its paint, which is good considering my mom gave it to the kid next door, and he used it for EVERYTHING
08-29-2011 03:20 PM
geiman
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Originally Posted by wolfen View Post
its holding up better that the spray in bed liners that I have seen so far.
Then you haven't looked hard enough:

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed Liner - JeepForum.com

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Originally Posted by wolfen View Post
Plus it was a hellofa a lot cheaper than a gallon of bed liner.
Can't argue on price, but then again I wouldn't think that you get the same benefits from the enamel paint as you do from the bedliners (texture, UV stable, etc..).
08-29-2011 03:15 PM
wolfen not to take away form your Linex and Herculiner and Dupicolor. But I painted on oil based Enamel paint in the tub of my Jeep two years ago and its holding up better that the spray in bed liners that I have seen so far. Plus it was a hellofa a lot cheaper than a gallon of bed liner.
08-29-2011 09:24 AM
geiman Line-X is a very very nice liner, I had it for years in my truck. It looked like new years after it had been put on, even with heavy use. It was also fairly easy to clean, as it didn't hold much dirt. A good hosing/gentle scrubbing got out whatever clung on.

My do it yourself choice would be Monstaliner; it's much like Line-X in that it has a nice semi-rubbery feel, and it cleans very easily. Yet at the same time it's not the scrape all the skin off your leg rough like the Herculiner is. It's definitely some good stuff; I've actually got another gallon of it on the way to do the inside tub of my Jeep and the grill.
08-29-2011 06:17 AM
Wanderzz I used Durabak when I had a 2006 Rubi. Comes with a air hose spray adapter and the finished product was matte and good grip because of the ground up rubber bits in it. I did have very slight edge pealing but its all in the prep job.
08-23-2011 03:51 PM
my98tj the rubber texture was the one thing i liked about the herculiner.
08-23-2011 01:53 PM
erickpl
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Originally Posted by GoldenSahara00 View Post
MY raptor does not feel plasticy at all, it is very hard and rough to the skin but not to the point it scratches. think blacktop texture.
Pretty much the same with the Monstaliner. Not rubbery feeling, but the texture provides some grip unless you have really muddy shoes.
08-23-2011 10:32 AM
GoldenSahara00 MY raptor does not feel plasticy at all, it is very hard and rough to the skin but not to the point it scratches. think blacktop texture.
08-23-2011 10:19 AM
my98tj do the raptor and monstaliner have a rubber texture? i've seen some stuff that dried out and felt like slick plastic.
08-23-2011 10:18 AM
IndyJeepMan I just did Duplicolor Bed Armor and I have to say it is awesome, for the contours of the Jeeps tub i would advise dabbing it on with a brush instead of the roller, you can make it as rough as you want depends on how much gunk you getbon your brush but it can be rough but has a slightly rubbery feel which is very nice.

I would use it again, especially since it only took a half gallon
08-23-2011 09:14 AM
erickpl Apparently, it melts on the car, not in your hands.

One of the HUGE things I love about Monstaliner is the ability to easily clean it. I was WAY deep into mud this weekend and it just hosed out easily. I'll post some before/after pics tomorrow.

Herculiner will be a TOUGH to keep clean based on the applications I've seen. Line-X and Duplicolor? Not sure...
08-23-2011 08:48 AM
BLK00TJ
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Originally Posted by Mildew View Post


Thank goodness that's not a TJ!
08-23-2011 08:27 AM
Mildew I'm familiar with Speedliner. Problems with Speedliner are:
1. The product itself does not have good adhesion, that's why Speedliner requires a primer.
2. Both Speedliner (and the primer) are solvent based. The solvent is ethyl acetate which is EXTREMELY dangerous. The vapors are literally explosive.
3. Speedliner is applied using a paint brush, roller, or hopper gun all of which are inferior to a high pressure application.
4. Speedliner does not offer a nationwide lifetime warranty.

Like regular paint, it takes a hour or so to dry and 72 hours to cure. Here's a bad Speedliner application with drips and runs. The colors look cool, but the coating looks bad.


08-22-2011 10:28 PM
Shelby427
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Originally Posted by wasurfer86 View Post
since most of you have done work with bed liner i got a question. have any of you tried painting it? ive seen a company that sells a colored bed liner but it hasnt been mentioned in this thread so im kinda hesitant on that one.
Look at SpeedLiner. I used to spray it a lot.

It's clear, you add the color, ANY COLOR. We did it as side jobs in the body shop. We did truck beds, Jeep tubs, tool boxes, steps (as in concrete, it can make a great anti skid). Impressed SONY enough we had a contract to do all kinds of equipment for them.

And I mean any color, we did metallics, pearls, and straight colors. Was a nice selling point being able to match the vehicle's exterior color if the owner wanted. OK except for the guy with the low rider S-10 who had us do his bed in PINK!

For our Jeep, I did it with Duplicolor Bed Armour, in rattle cans. Tub and flares. Tub's holding up to two large mutts, and flares are doing quite well with wifey's driving skills. I like the sandpaper finish I did. No slipping when it's wet, and mostly a hose will blow off the dirt. Any tough stuff and just hit it with a scrub brush and it's gone.

And like said you can spray any liner and change the texture, with air pressure and amount of material sprayed per coat.
08-22-2011 02:55 PM
wolfen I like it, but the rest of the shiny stuff needs to go too.
08-22-2011 10:51 AM
HECHICERO I'd love to do this to my YJ. If anyone has any further information PLEASE let me know....
04-05-2011 10:11 AM
shawndabrookebays All of these pictures look awesome. My boyfriend is going to line his CJ with something he hasnt figured out which product he wants to use yet. This post has been really helpful. I think we may actually be able to do it ourselves even though he wants to pay someone to do it.
04-03-2011 10:09 PM
BLK00TJ I wouldn't want to have to be the one washing mud off of that thing. Clean it looks nice though.
04-03-2011 07:11 PM
07XMan2Door
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Originally Posted by Ecker786 View Post
A guy I work with lined his whole jeep, hardtop and all... What do you all think?

-Bud 05 TJ 6-speed, Dana 44 Rear, 3" Zone, 1.25"BL, 33" Duratracs on Dick Cepek DC-2s
Dude, that thing looks badazz!! I wonder what the weight gain was?? The aerodynamics certainly went out the door, but that being said, how good are the aerodynamics on an oversized lego block anyway.
I love it!!!!!
04-03-2011 01:28 PM
Keith Calhoun I have also been wanting to line my inside and possibly the hard top. Looks like all do the job, but what is the best for long term on the hard top - Herc Liner?
03-23-2011 12:25 AM
wasurfer86
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Originally Posted by meyers View Post
I have been checking into it, and most of the major companies have the colored stuff now. It is mixed right into the liner and sold as a colored product and not like a top coat. It is supposed to have improved UV resistance as well. It is more costly and only limited colors. I have heard that you can tint some of the liner products but that would make me nervous as it would to me seem to change the chemical make-up.
ill have to check into that
03-22-2011 11:48 PM
meyers
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Originally Posted by wasurfer86 View Post
since most of you have done work with bed liner i got a question. have any of you tried painting it? ive seen a company that sells a colored bed liner but it hasnt been mentioned in this thread so im kinda hesitant on that one.

I have been checking into it, and most of the major companies have the colored stuff now. It is mixed right into the liner and sold as a colored product and not like a top coat. It is supposed to have improved UV resistance as well. It is more costly and only limited colors. I have heard that you can tint some of the liner products but that would make me nervous as it would to me seem to change the chemical make-up.
03-22-2011 10:06 PM
jkaufman_95 took me two and a half days. rhino is not smooth at all.
03-22-2011 09:42 PM
YHSublime I'm also looking to do this soon (not the whole Jeep, but the inside.) I like to barefoot during the summer as well, and am worried about having a rough finish that would prevent that. It seems like Raptor, judging by the pictures has the smoothest finish, but I could get that finish from all the other ones depending on how much mixing I did? I have been sitting on the fence with this one since I found out about it, and it was already mentioned, if you've been thinking about it, just do it! Also, what kind of prep work is involved, I'm presuming something like this would take at least 2 days?
03-22-2011 02:23 PM
jkaufman_95 i think that would make it just about bullet proof.
03-22-2011 01:21 PM
wasurfer86 since most of you have done work with bed liner i got a question. have any of you tried painting it? ive seen a company that sells a colored bed liner but it hasnt been mentioned in this thread so im kinda hesitant on that one.
03-22-2011 11:55 AM
KawiMonsterSahara I bet it keeps the road noise quieter too!
03-22-2011 07:35 AM
BLK00TJ
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Originally Posted by Ecker786 View Post
A guy I work with lined his whole jeep, hardtop and all... What do you all think?

-Bud 05 TJ 6-speed, Dana 44 Rear, 3" Zone, 1.25"BL, 33" Duratracs on Dick Cepek DC-2s
Looks nice, but I think he forgot to do the headlight bezels. That would complete the look.
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