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Old 05-25-2010, 05:39 PM
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so i took off my camper and i want to keep the bedrug in but all i have now is velcro and i feel kind of sketch just leaving it like that with the bad luck ive had getting my wheels and tires stolen so i was wondering if anyone has idea on how to somehow lock it down to my bed or if anyone keeps just a bed rug in their bed? i was thinking about somehow using the 4 factory hooks in the corners with some sort of locking mechanism or something

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Old 05-25-2010, 05:47 PM
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well how secure? like 3M adhesive secure so it's somewhat permanent?

you can use washers and self tapping screws right into the bed as well
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Old 05-25-2010, 05:59 PM
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I took 4 bolts and basically bolted it at the corners
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Old 05-25-2010, 05:59 PM
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well how secure? like 3M adhesive secure so it's somewhat permanent?

you can use washers and self tapping screws right into the bed as well
right now im just using velcro from the local hardware shop. i like ur idea of washers and self tapping screws though that would be real secure. the only problem i can think of with that would be when i wash my truck, would the rug be alright getting wet or is that a bad idea
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:14 PM
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it is ok to get it wet, just make sure it dries out really well.
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:20 PM
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Ya they are made to get wet.

if you get soap on there all I gotta say is good luck getting it all out.
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Old 05-26-2010, 02:22 PM
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Default Re: how to secure bed rug

I have an idea. Kind of popped into my head when you mentioned using the stock D-rings in the bed. What if you stitched a nylon strap looked around a small D-ring to the carpet. You can then use a small master-lock and lock the two D-rings together? You would really only have to do it on one corner and that would make it theft proof? just an idea...
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Old 05-26-2010, 02:56 PM
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you can cut a nylon strap though. the 4 corner bolts with wide washers so it doesnt puncture through and slip out with self tap screws would be easiest. sure it can be stolen, but someone has to actually get in your bed and unbolt how ever many bolts you put down
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Old 05-26-2010, 03:19 PM
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True. was just thinking of ways you could do it without putting holes in the bed.
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Old 05-26-2010, 05:01 PM
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get a tonneau cover.
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Old 05-26-2010, 09:19 PM
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yeah those are as cheap as 4 screws and some washers haha
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Old 05-26-2010, 09:29 PM
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you could glue it down i know it sounds lame but it is a idea.
i have seen dude at the street races has some tamper resistant bolts in black in his and we saw some one riped it right out ( with a knife) so if a thief wants it bad enough thay will get it
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