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Old 11-15-2010, 06:50 PM
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i want to diamond plate the top edge of my truck bed. the stock bed liner doesn come up and over the edge. there is a line down the top side of the bed that gets dented in...i think the diamond plating would both look really good and fix that problem. does anybody know where i can get it from?
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Old 11-15-2010, 06:58 PM
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We have a local metal shop that will do them here. Check around locally and see if anybody can make some for you. Or just go get a spray on beliner that goes over the rails. (If you have the funds that is)

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Old 11-15-2010, 07:20 PM
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Here in MI we have whats called Tractor Supply Company. If you have them or another one similar they carry things like that.

I have never had any for a Ranger. On my lifted truck I got some used ones from a buddy, they were for a dodge 1500. I just shortend them and put the fronts at the back and vice versa.

Anyway, the dodge one work great because backwards they cover the top of the bed and down the slopped part about 2 inches. I like them this way, but maybe the one for rangers are like this. I don't know lol
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:54 PM
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Default Re: diamond plating on my truck bed

so i did a lil more research and found out that they are called bed caps...lol just gotta decide if i wanna do the tailgate as well...
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If that's all you needed to know we could have told you that lol. I thought you were lookin for something custom. My bad. A couple of members have these aftermarket black plastic ones that have diamond pattern they actually look really good imo

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Old 11-15-2010, 08:09 PM
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I have the caps on my truck, check em out I believe I have pics of em, I got mine at jcwhitney.com they a lil pricey but they are the best
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:23 PM
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yeah. i got some plastic ones from bushwacker. They are black and diamond plate. i like them.
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Old 11-15-2010, 08:44 PM
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Default Re: diamond plating on my truck bed

lol i guess its part my fault too lol but ya i have the 2004 xlt and its black...i have a black diamond plated toolbox...i have the chrome front and rear bumpers so im thinkin it will look better chrome painted than black? plus if i scratch the black its chrome underneath anyways right? idk whats your guys thoughts
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Get the chrome ones, they are a b***h to keep clean but they make the truck look Sooooooo much better
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Old 11-15-2010, 09:10 PM
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look at my pictures.. I have a low profile black diamond plate tool box and black plastic diamond plate bed caps. and i think they look pretty good. The only problem is finding the real diamond plate bed caps. They are kinda a bitch to find.
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