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A 355nation How To presented by 05RadoXtreme
Project Name How To Install & Clean BedRug
Project Description Learn How To Install & Maintain your BedRug
Skill Level Easy
Power windows: Yes
Sun Roof: Yes
Bed Size: 5'1"
Project Time Install: Approximately 15 minutes Cleaning: Approximately 1 hour
Project Cost Approximately $380
AutoAnything has $25 rebates on the bed mats for some models.
Wash and dry your truck’s bed and tailgate areas thoroughly
Pre-assemble the BedRug truck bed liner’s 2 main pieces. Laying them out in the sun makes them easier to manipulate.
Align the sides of the BedRug with the BedRug floor
Once aligned, zip sides into place
Pre-fit BedRug into truck bed
Install Velcro fasteners to BedRug bottom and sides
Position BedRug in the truck bed by aligning edges and tucking corners into place
Pull the BedRug floor to you, exposing the fastener on the BedRug bottom.
Clean painted attachment area thoroughly with denature alcohol and allow to dry
Roll the BedRug floor and sidewalls back in place
Firmly press the top surface for 15 seconds to ensure adhesive attachment
Repeat for other side, bottom, and tailgate panel.
Enjoy! (Keep in mind, I bought my Bedrug used)
A vacuum, broom, brush or compressed air can be used to remove dirt, grime, sand, mulch etc. Due to the fact that water will not harm the BedRug, pressure washing is also an effective way to clean a heavily soiled BedRug.
Although most acids will not harm the BedRug, baking soda should be applied immediately to neutralize the acid to ensure the safety of the paint on the truck.
To clean tougher jobs such as gasoline, oil, chemicals, acid spills or leaks from your BedRug use detergent soap with degreaser and water, then rinse thoroughly. This detergent soap is used in most car wash locations with pressure washing equipment. The BedRug polypropylene closed-cell foam will not absorb water and the polypropylene fiber dries in minutes.
I ended up buying my BedRug used and had to clean before installing. The Velcro strips that come with the new rugs are most likely not re-usable so I had to run to HomeDepot and get 50ft of the “hook” Velcro adhesive strips in order to fasten the rug down correctly. You most likely will not need all 50ft depending on the size of the bed.
For those wanting an extra clean look, you can remove the annoying yellow warning sticker by cutting the stitches very carefully with an exacto knife.
(I have not done this yet, photo couresy of Rshadd)