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post #1 of 18 Old 06-01-2010, 08:12 AM Thread Starter
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Line-X Substitue for Plastics?

Hey guys, I'm wanting to PTM the bed caps and the rear bumper pads of my truck, but I need something that is durable and something that won't compromise it's use. I am constantly climbing in and out, stepping on the bumper pads and scraping the caps with various tools.

So I called a local Line-X dealer, and they don't do plastics since they can't guarantee the finish. So what can I do to get this painted white to match my truck, but not sacrifice durability?

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hmmmm I would like to know the same thing. The duplicor bed liner stuff is flaking off my brothers plastics. I am going to be lining my bumpers, grille, and rockers and would like to find something durable for the plastics as well.


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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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Look into Al's liner. I was told it will stick to plastic, and its stronger than Line-X and a fraction of the price


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You can get Durabak in white. Its very similiar(if not identical?) to Herculiner, so its a DIY product.
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They make it in different colors and also in a smooth version without the grit.

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Look into Al's liner. I was told it will stick to plastic, and its stronger than Line-X and a fraction of the price
You have been telling me about Al's, do you know if they guarantee that it will stick well to plastic?


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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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You have been telling me about Al's, do you know if they guarantee that it will stick well to plastic?
I don't remember who told me that, but I think it was Raul . Someone should just call them and find out for sure. I'll let you know what I find


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* Blue FPR spring
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I guess I was wrong. Raul was teling me about the fiberglas, not plastic

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A: Anything but hard plastic. Al's Liner works great on wood, fiberglass, and metal. Some surfaces may require scuffing and priming.


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Al's Liner DIY Bed Liner FAQ

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2006 F350 SOLD
* KMC XD Monsters wrapped in Hankook ATM's
* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
* SCT X2 with Gearhead, PHP and ID tunes
* Edge Insight CTS
*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
* Blue FPR spring
* 6.4 Banjos
* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



New truck has a Cummins and a handshaker

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Al's Liner DIY Bed Liner FAQ

Ask them in person if you can make it to one of these shows

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It says it cannot be used on hard plastics

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You can get Durabak in white. Its very similiar(if not identical?) to Herculiner, so its a DIY product.
Cote-L Distribution Company
They make it in different colors and also in a smooth version without the grit.
Have you personally used the Durbak stuff? I went to the link you posted and it looks pretty good.


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Pro Comp leveling kit, 05-07 HD headlights w/ 6k HIDs, Auto Meter gauges, ScanGaugeII, Sinister coolant filter, Blue spring, 6.4 banjo bolts, BPD FICM, BPD billet water pump, BPD VK688 oil cooler kit, S&B CAI, MTW stage 2, Straight piped w/ 6" single mitre stack, SCT w/ Hybrid Panty Dropper from Chris @ TSD, Fumoto block drain valves, ELC, High idle mod

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I'm guessing that you didn't lose nearly as much as it appeared. Spills are like that. The last beer that I spilled was like a million ounces.
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