LineX, Toolbox, Bedmat and Tonneau Cover

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Looks good!!! I have a '16 with factory spray-in, bakflip, and bed rug. It is nice to have everything secure in the bed and not in the cab.

Why not move the child seat or car seat base to the passenger side? I have 2 kids still in car seats (3 and 6) so both sides are taken. I also have the sub under the passenger side but can loosen the driver side car seat enough to lift the seat slightly to reach under to get what I want. I hope this helps.

Thanks!

Because of the bench seat design. The 66% side is on the passenger side, the solo seat is on the drivers side. So, if I put the car seat base on the passenger side, I can't fold up the seat and use the big side fold flat floor.

When I'm not with my son, and I'm carrying loose groceries, they go on the fold flat floor.

I wish the configuration was reversed.
 

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Has anybody gone with Rhino liner? I am getting my bed done in a few weeks and Line X is where I am going but was just wondering about how well Rhino has held up as well.
 
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Has anybody gone with Rhino liner? I am getting my bed done in a few weeks and Line X is where I am going but was just wondering about how well Rhino has held up as well.

I've only seen Rhino lined beds years before I saw Line-X. It was enough of a difference (from memory) that I know I was going Line-X. But perhaps they made changes to their product to compete with Line-X...
 

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I just got my 22 Rebel about a month and a half ago. I had factory liner in my 2018 and it greyed a bit, but not terribly and the tire wash in the coin carwash cleaned it up considerably. That being said, I went with Rhino liner through my dealer because apparently there is a shortage of the Line-X and factory product. In Canada at least. The Rhino seems thicker and more coarse to me so it’s less slippery. I am also adding a bed rug to save my old geezer knees. It’ll be a wait for the bed rug - approximately 80 days. May buy a new truck by then lol.
 

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Off topic kinda and I do apologize, but has anyone line-x'd their rocker pannels?
 

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I've had Line-X in my Ram since about a week after delivery, so over 10 years. It's seen the occasional load of sharp/heavy things. Shovels scraping out mulch and landscaping rock, broken up furniture/construction debris for dump runs, trimmed branches and brush, etc. It's had *one* ding, on the tailgate a bit got gouged out by something or other, not quite to the metal. I think I did it sharpening a chainsaw on the tailgate, but it could have been a nail during a dump run. Line-X fixed it for free under lifetime warranty, no questions asked. You can see the repair as it's darker, but you'd have to be *really* **** to notice and care.
 
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I just got my 22 Rebel about a month and a half ago. I had factory liner in my 2018 and it greyed a bit, but not terribly and the tire wash in the coin carwash cleaned it up considerably. That being said, I went with Rhino liner through my dealer because apparently there is a shortage of the Line-X and factory product. In Canada at least. The Rhino seems thicker and more coarse to me so it’s less slippery. I am also adding a bed rug to save my old geezer knees. It’ll be a wait for the bed rug - approximately 80 days. May buy a new truck by then lol.

I think the factory bedliner is just "good enough" where they provide the minimum protection the auto manufacture thinks is acceptable. They balance between cost, and complaints from customers, and try to get as low as possible on both, but focusing on cost. Since they typically do not have to cover the liner beyond the original factory warranty.

When you get it aftermarket, especially if the bedliner company offers a lifetime guarantee, they are balancing between cost and likelihood of having to do a warranty repair. They can charge you what the aftermarket demands (more than OEM), and decide their profit margin per job, while trying to never have to do a repair over the lifetime expectancy of the vehicle (until the owner sells or wrecks the vehicle).

Between Rhino and Line-X, from my research (I could be wrong), is that Rhino and Line-X are similar products, but Line-X applies it a little thicker and demands a specific finish. In the videos you can see them spray from far away doing a final dusting, which creates that final finish. Also, it seems that Line-X installers require some kind of certification, ensuring that the product comes out to a specific standard every time.

But honestly, I don't think anyone would ever go wrong with Rhino or Line-X, they just seem to be a better prep/product than the OEM liner.

I did hear about Line-X having issues getting their product, I wonder why Rhino doesn't seem to have the same issue? Is it that Rhino has a better supply chain? Is it that Line-X is a better product that is harder to acquire? Is it that Line-X uses the same product as OEM, but has a different prep and spray than OEM, and all the materials are going to OEM?
 

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Has anybody gone with Rhino liner? I am getting my bed done in a few weeks and Line X is where I am going but was just wondering about how well Rhino has held up as well.
Had it in my 05, I a metal clip from a dresser put a 2 inch cut into it and at the time it was only 6 months old and when I tried to get it repaired at nearest dealer was told I had to got back to installing dealer then some 1200 miles away ( so much for nation wide warranty) I will never have it in any of my trucks, but as they say YMMV
 
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Had it in my 05, I a metal clip from a dresser put a 2 inch cut into it and at the time it was only 6 months old and when I tried to get it repaired at nearest dealer was told I had to got back to installing dealer then some 1200 miles away ( so much for nation wide warranty) I will never have it in any of my trucks, but as they say YMMV

Yeah, that's the other thing. Line-X you can go to any dealer, you just need your original receipt (which I immediately scanned and saved to my googledrive account).
 
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