Spray on bedliner removal???

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by Redneck_ranger, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Is there any way I can take the bedliner off my truck without taking off the paint that I didn't sand underneath it??? I really want to lose the bedliner and have the truck back to the way it was before I went and bought it...
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  3. Freemans 00

    Freemans 00 Active Member

    Uh wtf acetone? IBM nail polish remover? I foret what exactly you can use dude your going to make your whole truck stock now to stop you from going in the mud
  4. Fx4wannabe01

    Fx4wannabe01 New Member

    What was your prep before you sprayed? Scuffed the surface then shot it???

    I removed my rattle-can bedliner from my chrome bumper using a few different ways before I figured out a good one. You see, I didn't sand, I just cleaned and sprayed on a few coats of primer then on went a few layers of the DupliColor Truck Bed Coating stuff. Some 3 years later, I wanted me some chrome again. A hammer to make chips left marks on the chrome. Palm sander left sanding marks. Jasco Paint Remover was the savior. Stripped all the bedliner off the chrome, leaving a nice prettyish chrome finish(on the passenger 3/4 of the bumper. lol).

    Mods like this on paint work is a do-or-die sorta deal most the time. It's one of the reasons I've yet to do it and sort of do not plan on ever doing it. For good adhesion, sanding needs done. Sanding = scratched up clear coat. Scratched up clearcoat = wanting to reshoot original color and/or cover it up with bedliner again. It's when you start throwing cans of paint at it is when you realize how UGG it may become. Not necessarily saying yours is ugly, I'm just speaking of my truck's ugly as sin stage. lol.
  5. OP

    Redneck_ranger Banned

    I never sanded the paint, just basically cleaned and sprayed.
  6. Fx4wannabe01

    Fx4wannabe01 New Member

    Got access to a pressure washer?? If so, play with the colored tips. Widest angle to the narrowest. Be really careful if you use the pencil straight beam. That stuff will cut through wood. Might be the only way.

    Top Tip: gas pressure washer FTW.

    You may try out laquer thinner in small quantities to loosen up the paint. The clear coat is pretty thick but still, be cautious. Maybe a plastic putty knife too. The truck will probably need a hell of a buff job afterward though.
  7. OP

    Redneck_ranger Banned

    Okay, I'll take the pressure washer to it. I have a pretty low powered one, but it still eats away at loose stuff. Now like you did with the hammer, would that work to loosen it and crack it? Obviously I wouldn't be reconstructing the look of the body with it, but semi-heavy taps?
  8. Fx4wannabe01

    Fx4wannabe01 New Member

    Painted sheet metal being under it is different than a thickish chrome plated steel bumper. Medium taps. Could try it. Could try it only after trying the pressure washer and laquer thinner.

    Find a can of what you used and see what the instructions say about removing it from skin and such.
  9. OP

    Redneck_ranger Banned

    Okay, I'll find a can and get back to you on it. Thanks Shane
  10. ob269

    ob269 New Member

    Why you takin the bedliner off Pete?
  11. hazard-maine

    hazard-maine northern ranger driver

    sand blaster ftw!!!!!
  12. Soda blaster much easier on everything
  13. hazard-maine

    hazard-maine northern ranger driver

    i was generalizing the sand blasting type stuff, but yes soda blasting is safer, but on something it takes to damn long, for that id glass blast
  14. Hurley

    Hurley Superultramegalurker

    Dude this is an easy one... Just set it in fire! Lol
  15. OP

    Redneck_ranger Banned

    Because I want to have the truck one color and see how I like it. I need to take it off anyways because I didn't sand it all down when I first did it...
  16. Freemans 00

    Freemans 00 Active Member

    Paint thinner then see how it looks and reprint it lol

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