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Old 01-27-2011, 02:08 AM   #1
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I'm taking my new Dodge in to have the spray-in bedliner done this coming Tuesday. It came with plastic inserts that cover the top rail. Question: Should I remove them and have the bedliner sprayed on the top of the rail or should I leave them in place? It's one or the other, they can't be put back on if the bedliner is sprayed on the top rail. The person I spoke with does the Rhino Liner process and just happens to be a Dodge dealer. He indicated that, if it were him, he would leave the plastic inserts in place. I thought it might be better to remove them and have the bedliner sprayed on the top rail. So, I'm asking the REAL authorities!..............

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Old 01-27-2011, 02:12 AM   #2
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My Silverado has the spray over the top rails but there was no factory plastic. Personally, I would leave the factory parts in place. My tailgate has a factory plastic cover on the top and it has worked just fine in conjunction with the bedliner that was sprayed on the balance of the tailgate.
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Old 01-27-2011, 02:18 AM   #3
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So the new truck came in? Congratulations.

I would leave the plastic inserts on the top rail.
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Old 01-27-2011, 03:24 AM   #4
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I have a Dodge also. You should leave the plastic trim rail on. If not, you will have holes left in the top, where the trim snaps on.
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Old 01-27-2011, 11:08 AM   #5
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Not sure what I would do, Are you able to get the liner colored the same as the truck ?I hate bed liners as they are always black. You got a Dodge ? Where are the pics ?
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Old 01-29-2011, 04:43 AM   #6
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It's a white truck and we have snow everywhere. I don't know if you could see it if I took a picture!

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It's a white truck and we have snow everywhere. I don't know if you could see it if I took a picture!
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:18 PM   #9
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Just my .02 worth. Spray on liners will fade a little over time. I seen both, black and color to match. I also have the black in mine. If you go over the rail, down the road you will see a difference in the finish vs the paint on your truck. I would always go under the rail with all spray-ins. I seen the outcomes with Rhino and others as well. I agree keep the plastic insert on.
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I was into a local linex dealer asking about the colour matched spray in... My truck is red and when I asked his opinion on the red liner, his response was "Do you want a pink liner is 5 yrs?" With the UV rays the colour match will fade and... well.. won't match anymore. At least with the black liner if it fades a bit you probably won't have anything to compare it to notice a difference. Also, he wanted another 100 bucks to colour match. Better off with that 100 bucks in your pocket I think.


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