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Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 02:03 AM
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I got the body off the pan. Took a little longer than I thought. I had all the bolts out but the rear end wouldnt budge. After sloder inspection I found that one of the previous owners had welded the body to the pan in two places in the rear. A few minutes with an air chisel took care of that and the body came right off.

I need to get floorpans. I saw some sites advertising heavy duty 18 gauge off road floorpans. A these worth the extra money or are the standard pans adequate?

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I say get standard pans and then put a skid plate on the bottom. But that's just my opinion.

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Post Post subject: Re: Floorpans
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2010 08:03 AM
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New standard pans will work just fine. The HD pans can be a pain to manipulate into fitting sometimes. As long as you dont jump the car and land dead center on a rock the standard pans will hold up just fine. If your worried about rust, just bedliner the pan when your done putting them in.


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Post Post subject: Re: Floorpans
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x2 ... As Bugzyla said... + the Bedliner while you have the body off is the ticket...


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Post Post subject: Re: Floorpans
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Do you coat both sides of the floorpan with bedliner. How about the rest of the frame and front beam?

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I would coat as much as you can. Cheap insurance against rust!!!!


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Post Post subject: Re: Floorpans
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Idea Laughing Idea Wink Idea

Tractor Supply has a brush-on bed liner kit by, "Herculiner"...

Includes .. 1gal. of bed liner... brushes... roller... and some other stuff...$ 99.99

1qt. of Herculiner for $ 29.99

A friend of mine did his (daily driver) Dodge pick up several years ago and it had held up to our Mi. winters and road salt. Idea


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I did some of the herculiner on my pan awhile back. Then, I picked up some of the dupli-color liquid bedliner and liked it a WHOLE lot better. The Herculiner was very coarse and abrasive- hurts to scrape your knuckles on. The Dupli-color went on very smooth and had a very nice finish when done. Very cool stuff. Wish I'd have done the inside of the car with it instead of the abrasive stuff.

Just my observation. Hope that helps.


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