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Old 12-15-2006
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Bedliners, but which one?

Just had my 06 FX4 sprayed today from Line-X. I must say I'm very pleased. Dropped it off at 8am and it was done by 10am. They went over everything they were going to spray and asked if I would like the bed bolts and the tail gate bolts removed prior to spraying. I had them removed them then spray and re-apply.

The dealer I dealt with was very professional and I would recommend going to them. I'll be telling my friends about them.

I'll try to get some pictures over the next couple days to show everyone.
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Old 12-15-2006
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I wish the guy that had mine done would have had the bed bolts removed, Gonna be a bugger to get them off for my BL
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Had mine done before I picked up the truck from the dealership. They removed all the bolts, etc. Very clean installation. I was happy I went with Line-x.
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Bed liners, but which one?


How come you didnt just say "got my bed line-x'ed"

I wanted to get mine done but i will do it to the 150 when i get it....

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Because I'm hoping to make this a sticky for people that come in and want to know what spray in liner they should go with.
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nice, i wish i got my bed line-x'ed when i got it new. Line-X is such a nice product compared to those others...
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Ive had good luck with my Rinoliner. Just to through another name in there.
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roughly how much should line-x cost?
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i dont like line-x.. you basically have to live with it and thats about it.. i guess im your old school duraliner bedliner kinda guy.. seems like you'll get a bunch of dents with it.. i dont care if you drop a brick on the ground.. considering you have metal right there.. it'll ding eventually
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roughly how much should line-x cost?
Mine was $475
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Old 12-16-2006
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Cool, I wish I had spray in liner, but I think I would rather haver Rhino-Liner, I have seen Line-X chip and from what I understand Rhino-Liner doesn't.
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Me and my brother bought Herculiner from fleet farm for 60 dollars, then we sanded down the inside of the box with with sandpaper and rolled in 3 layers of herculiner (sp) and i am very pleased with it, it actually looks like a professional did it.
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Me and my brother bought Herculiner from fleet farm for 60 dollars, then we sanded down the inside of the box with with sandpaper and rolled in 3 layers of herculiner (sp) and i am very pleased with it, it actually looks like a professional did it.
Give it a couple years. It looks good right after, and it will stay good if you dont use your truck as a truck.

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Cool, I wish I had spray in liner, but I think I would rather haver Rhino-Liner, I have seen Line-X chip and from what I understand Rhino-Liner doesn't.
The only place ive managed to make mine chipped is on the tailgate where I unload my bike without a ramp. Usually the frame hits the tailgate on the way down.
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I vote do it yourself also. i went with herculiner. As long as you go slow and do it right no problems. Clean, sand well, clean again. tape, roll on, wait, roll on, wait, roll on, wait. done. I got three thick coats out of my kit, and then I hit it with two thin coats of spray on to smooth it out and get the roughness out. The last one I did in pops f150 lasted 3yrs before it faded at all and that was 2 coats because of the long bed. I figure 85$ for the first, then in three years You spend another 20-25 for a touch up quart, again, you do that right and you got another three years. Keep that up and in 30 years you'll hit the price of line-x. Then again go one time line x with a lifetime guarantee and you only have to worry bout it once.

And for those that scoff.. yes I use my bed. Probably more than most. two to three full loads of firewood a week. snowmobiles, quads, potato cannons, ski gear, other random crap. chainsaws.. cases of beer. Dead animals. the usual.
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I vote do it yourself also. i went with herculiner. As long as you go slow and do it right no problems. Clean, sand well, clean again. tape, roll on, wait, roll on, wait, roll on, wait. done. I got three thick coats out of my kit, and then I hit it with two thin coats of spray on to smooth it out and get the roughness out. The last one I did in pops f150 lasted 3yrs before it faded at all and that was 2 coats because of the long bed. I figure 85$ for the first, then in three years You spend another 20-25 for a touch up quart, again, you do that right and you got another three years. Keep that up and in 30 years you'll hit the price of line-x. Then again go one time line x with a lifetime guarantee and you only have to worry bout it once.

And for those that scoff.. yes I use my bed. Probably more than most. two to three full loads of firewood a week. snowmobiles, quads, potato cannons, ski gear, other random crap. chainsaws.. cases of beer. Dead animals. the usual.
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I'm glad this thread was started. I can't decide what kind of liner to get. How long did it take you to do it yourself? So, I'm guessing if you don't use your bed that much (like myself) I should get something like a herculiner? I'm just wanting something to last a long time and also I'm wanting to get a tonneau cover.
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Yeah.. if you don't use your bed hardly at all then herculiner should be just great. Especially if you are getting a tonneau. it took me basically three full days to get mine done. bout an hour and half for prep. bout a half hour to roll on the first coat nice and thick. then it takes somewhere between 6 and 9 hours to dry. then roll on the second, another 4-6 hours, and then I did a third coat so another 4-6 hours. I was working this around school and work so I did it as I had time. Defenitely pick a slow weekend where you don't have to drive your truck. Also, at the end I used spray on duraliner to go over it. The herculiner is really really rough when you put it on. so i smoothed it out with the duraliner.





sorry those are all first or second coat pics.. I don't have any third or finished pics..
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Old 12-19-2006
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Herculiner sucks! I did My 01 with it, Sanded it down, cleaned it with body prep, spent 140 Bucks on materials and three days without a truck to allow for drying time and it chipped within three seconds of putting my wheeler in the bed. I ended up buying a plastic liner for my truck so I could trade it in without the dealer taking money off for the horrible bedliner.

Total Cost of Herculiner was about $350 if you include the plastic liner I had to buy to cover up the mistake.

I did Rhino liner'd my 04 and Was more than satisfied, it did Chip however once with my Four wheeler ramp and they fixed it for me under warranty for free (lifetime warranty).

Total cost for Rhino liner: $425

and I dropped it off at work (Ford Dealer) and It was waiting for me when I finished my shift.
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Has anybody had any experience with spraying just the railing of the bed? I have a bedliner but it doesnt extend over the railing and it's taking a beating? If not with the spray but any aftermarket snap on that will help protect ?
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bah i love my herculiner... even Evan mark and ben were some what amazed by it when we were at summit...
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Well my dad has had Rhino and Line-X and I have self installed 10 or so.
Definately worth the money for Line-X
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