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Old 07-03-2006
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Would this work? (tonneau question)

Ok, had a great idea come through the past weekend....


My tonneau cover is a fiberglass paintable version. Was painted to match, but not great quality, and will need to be redone.




What if you did this.........paint it with the same bed liner material like a Line-X product.

It seems to make sense...

1) It wouldn't chip or crack, it would have some gurantee to be tough as nails...
2) Would be easy to wash, would have to worry about scratching it or anything.
3) Would be more of a permanent finish. The Undercover brand of tonneaus is the rough finish to it (like spackle), but looks sharp.
4) Plus it would be a black color too. Might look cool with my truck.


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paint it black paint. Rhino and Line-x fade over time and become kinda dull black/grey it wont look good..

personally I would sell that one. but its not mine i just dont like it, its to "boxie" style
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im not 100% but it might fade... also it seems to me it would be tough to clean...
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Fade? More quicker than paint?
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Even if it's something that fades, this is stuff you could put on with a roller, correct? You could just re-apply it every two or three years, no?
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Even if it's something that fades, this is stuff you could put on with a roller, correct? You could just re-apply it every two or three years, no?
more like every 7 months.. really it looks like crap if it isnt the spray on and yes it fades faster then paint. if you get the cover painted black and clear coated and dont go somewhere like macco you will have good paint for years probly sell the truck before it looks like crap
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i would repaint it again . you will be highly unhappy with the other route .
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get it repainted, i think that style looks hott on your truck.....linex makes since but like zach said over time it will fade and look like crap....

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