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Bedliner on rockers?

I know this has been talked about before, but when you put bedliner on the side of your truck has anybody had probs w/fading or peeling? I had a treelimb fall on my ex. and was going to re-paint the whole truck, and put spray-on bedliner on the lower third of the sides and on the fender flares. But i don't want to do it if it is going to fade or peel. So....
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I did it and it is awesome. Doesnt fade and resists chips very well

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Make sure you treat it like you are spraying new paint. meaning the prep should be excellent, clean, sand, and clean again before you think about putting the liner on

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If you did it yourself what brand did you use? I figured i would paint the whole truck and then do the liner spray. Was thinking about doin my bumpers and step bars to, what do ya think?
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check out durabak. Its like a herculiner do-it yourself kit. You can order it in any color and in UV resistant.

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I've heard the black herculiner does fade in the sun. You didn't mention brand or color though so not sure what you were thinking of using.

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I was goin to use black, not sure of the brand. I know it is a sprayable 2 part bed liner that my local paint store sells. Just wondered what kind of luck anyone else has had.
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I was goin to use black, not sure of the brand. I know it is a sprayable 2 part bed liner that my local paint store sells. Just wondered what kind of luck anyone else has had.
I did it to the rockers on my ranger,

it was pimp, i used box liner, like the guy said earlier the prep is key, rough the area up nice so it's got bite, i put tons of highway KM's on that truck and those 33's stuck out quit a bit so lots of spray up. The liner was overly resistant, i had it on there for 2 years before touch ups would have been necessary. I did a spray on application with the gun that comes with the kit (it's got big tip so the textured material gets through), and i used to use Meguiars Shine + Luster on top of the liner as it started to chalk out a bit at the 1.5 year mark, but that made it look nice & shiny black... easy enough to remask and reapply, even if you do it every couple years you can get the stuff for like 30 bucks, over two years thats a good investment.

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I did mine with Herculiner....

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A Buddy of mine had Rino do his whole hunten jeep inside and out about 10 yrs ago. It still looks great but he keeps in parked inside his shop so I dont know how it would look if it got sun every day. The back of my truck is done in Linex and it still looks good but has faded a little. The rocker panels would not get full sun.
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It does fade...but I spray tire shine on it once a month....and it brings it back to brand new....

I've had it on for over 2 years now
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