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Old 06-19-2014, 12:12 PM
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Out with the carpet. Whats the best thats waterproof

Took out all my carpet. Thinking about running rubber flooring. Im replacing the whole interior. Whats the best kind of seats that don't absorb water? Also where is the best place to buy parts?

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No rubber flooring, water pools under it and rusts. I highly recommend MonstaLiner. Finished mine in Sans Panties and it looks incredible.

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Old 06-19-2014, 12:20 PM   #3
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No rubber flooring, water pools under it and rusts. I highly recommend MonstaLiner. Finished mine in Sans Panties and it looks incredible.
Whose panties?


Massive +1 to this suggestion though. If you're a DIYer, if not Rhino line or LineX are also good quality. (prep is key)
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For the seats, just spray never wet on the ones you have if camp dry won't do the trick...
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Never spray Never Wet on seats makes them sticky forever
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:05 PM   #6
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Bestop vinyl seat covers and Monstaliner. I will be lining mine in a few weeks. Gotta wait till just before "hotter than damnit is replaced with colder than damnit"
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Sorry for the late reply. Im new with this site. I also thought about rhino liner. I did my fender flares, sidesteps, mirrors, front grill, bumpers, back door, and my rear end. Its costly but well worth it. My tranny needs a rebuild so i have to stop my interior until its fixed. Know anything about these motors? My 4.0 knocks but runs like a top. Anything i can do to help it?
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Good ideas, here. Any chance we can get sweet pics of water-resistant interiors?
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Old 06-20-2014, 06:20 PM   #9
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Pull the plugs & you'll be fine. You can go the liner route, but it is NOT a must. My carpet stays out 9-10 of the year with no liner & I haven't had any issues. I keep a 55gal trash bag for the seat if I'm expecting rain while at work. Even if the seats do get drenched they'll be ok.
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Sweet!! Thank yall for the info. Ill post pics when i start my build
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Old 06-21-2014, 07:50 PM   #11
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Are you saying that you let it rain on your Jeep with no top?
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My 98 was lined and carpets pulled from day 1 and never any rust even those the 1/2 door toppers that let me find an inch of water on floor boards after a rainstorm still no rust
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Bestop vinyl seat covers and Monstaliner. I will be lining mine in a few weeks. Gotta wait till just before "hotter than damnit is replaced with colder than damnit"
x2..This is my combo and it works great.I garden hose clean the interior this way w/o issues.
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What about seats, dash, ac outlets, defrost outlets, switches ect?
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My 4.0 knocks but runs like a top. Anything i can do to help it?
Not sure how it has a knock yet "runs like a top", but if it's an actual rod knock and it were mine I'd fix it before I made things worse. That's just me though. Good luck.
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Good ideas, here. Any chance we can get sweet pics of water-resistant interiors?
Monstaliner.

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What about seats, dash, ac outlets, defrost outlets, switches ect?
Not sure who you were asking but I trashbag the dash/steering wheel when the top is off and parked during rainstorms or hosing out the interior. You never want the steering wheel and dash wet due to the clockspring/dash electronics. I have monstaliner, bestop vinyl front seat covers,cheap vinyl rear bench seat covers and open drain plugs in the front and rear floorboards.
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Not sure how it has a knock yet "runs like a top", but if it's an actual rod knock and it were mine I'd fix it before I made things worse. That's just me though. Good luck.
It runs nice. Ive noticed the oil pressure doesnt like to build up sometimes. It makes a knock sound when it starts the after driving it stops
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Cool you are all set for it. Would it not be easier to get one of the cab covers that don't need a frame?
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I have leaks in my top and doors. I left my doors off and it downpored for an hour with strong winds. Didnt know it was suppose to rain lol
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Before I lined mine I actually drilled my own small drain holes (carefully knowing what was underneath) in a few strategic (to my Jeep) areas where water collects, high and dry so far.
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Before I lined mine I actually drilled my own small drain holes (carefully knowing what was underneath) in a few strategic (to my Jeep) areas where water collects, high and dry so far.
Thats what i did i drilled some for the rear and center to help on it. I hate the smell of nasty creek water lol
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Just an FYI, if your Jeep doesn't come with obvious rear drain plugs, you can pry off the metal drain plugs thats glued on by the factory without the need to drill new holes. Get the rubber plugs for a JK if you want it closed.

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There was a product I saw not too long ago called rustoleum something...basically made whatever it touched completed bead off water and other liquids...I'll see if I can pull up a link a little later.

I have been thinking of getting some to spray my interior down with just in case...
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There was a product I saw not too long ago called rustoleum something...basically made whatever it touched completed bead off water and other liquids...I'll see if I can pull up a link a little later.

I have been thinking of getting some to spray my interior down with just in case...
So the water will just jump out of your Jeep.
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So the water will just jump out of your Jeep.
of course not, well unless you get some compressed air you could probably actually make that happen...otherwise that's what shop vacs are for....sit's in a pool on top, carpet isn't soaked, and you just suck it up and out... hand pump would work to probably

here is the link...I guess it's called never wet like someone already mentioned...

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