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Old 10-31-2010, 05:49 PM
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Cool Bed Rail Install..

Are these Black plastic Bed rails on the internet really easy to install and look decent/last a while etc..? I am thinking of going with the diamond plate pattern in black ABS. 3M tape sound seasy but..then again so does wallpapering! Any thoughts?
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Old 10-31-2010, 09:49 PM
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yeah it's pretty easy. I did mine. Just make sure you apply a lot of tape and it's warm out so it sticks well. then apply a lot of pressure. One thing for you to think of is maybe a rivit or two in the ends. I didn't but it's a thought.
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Old 11-01-2010, 06:09 AM
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3M tape holds really good. Make sure they go right the first time.
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:16 PM
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Now to throw in an added extra..I have a bit of extra $ to dress the Ranger. I like the bed rails that fit the stake holes as well. My bumpers are black but my wheel have chrome inserts and are silver. Should I go with black cps or silver chrome bedrials? I kind of like the chrome bed rails but cant picture them with the black bumpers..? Anyone have this combo??
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Old 11-01-2010, 06:39 PM
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Now to throw in an added extra..I have a bit of extra $ to dress the Ranger. I like the bed rails that fit the stake holes as well. My bumpers are black but my wheel have chrome inserts and are silver. Should I go with black cps or silver chrome bedrials? I kind of like the chrome bed rails but cant picture them with the black bumpers..? Anyone have this combo??
post up some pictures of a.) your truck and then b.) the bed rails you are thinking about getting.
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Old 11-04-2010, 07:22 PM
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Here is a pic from 2 days ago...Tinted the rear window!

Any advice ???Fire away!
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Old 11-04-2010, 09:32 PM
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Default Re: Bed Rail Install..

I would go with Black bed rails. rims and tires will be changed in time?
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Old 11-04-2010, 10:23 PM
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I wld go with black, be sure to clean area well where 3M tape will be applied, I suggest a prep-solvent, (or cheap way) rubbing alcohol
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