Herculiner? Thoughts

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Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby mattleegee » Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:29 am

So my s13 build is pretty much a track car, but im going mild on interior like adding new carpet to the passenger area.

Anyway the rear of the car, dirty... scratched, all kinds of stuff, i want it to look decent and was thinking about buying a Herculiner kit, i know its going to add some weight but maybe help with sound deadening also, im going to be throwing rims in and out since my car is my support vehicle also so i doint want to paint and have it chip up

Anyone use this? Or have a better idea?

I thought about buying a huge rubber mat and custom fit it to the cargo area but i dunno..


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Postby Logan76 » Sun Apr 12, 2009 4:33 am

Is herculiner some form of truck bedliner?

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Postby mattleegee » Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:38 pm

yeah, its a roll on

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby obg3506 » Thu May 13, 2010 9:40 am

im thinking of doing the same thing to my trunk area since its carpet is dog filthy!! Post up some pics if you do it!

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby Broadfield » Sat May 29, 2010 2:53 pm

I have used Herculiner on a subwoofer enclosure before. I think the stuff is great! It goes on VERY easy and seems to be durable. A 5 year old couldn't mess up putting this stuff on.... it's that easy. I just did this one last week in an Icon 4x4. The entire inside of the vehicle was Rhino lined from the factory, so I wanted my box to match it as close as possible. Here are the results, and this was only one coat. Herculiner recommends two coats...... as I'm sure that would make it more durable.

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby pearlwhite94ttz » Fri Jul 30, 2010 10:43 pm

I was thinking about using this under the car for rust prevention measures. Does anyone know if there is any prep work that is required (stripping all OEM weather lining)?

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby pearlwhite94ttz » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:43 am

Anyone? I'm in the middle of a complete re-vamp and having something new under the car that is better than OEM to protect against road grime would be great. I just don't want to have to spend the time stripping and prepping the OEM stuff.

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby Drafteddesign » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:48 am

You need to sand any painted areas to get the loose stuff off, and any gloss off of the paint. The herculiner will need some "tooth" to grab onto. Any rusted areas, use POR-15 on it. (POR=Paint Over Rust). It's a converter and sealer in one. Once that is dry, and all of the sanding debris is removed, rub everything down with lacqueer thinner to remove any oils from your skin that may have got on the surface. Work from the farthest corner out-of course. The first coat is just a base. The second coat is where the thickness and protection comes from. Once coat would be fine in your case, I would suspect. If you're not happy with it after you drive it for a day or so, go back over it. You can add to it much easier than you can remove it.

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Re: Herculiner? Thoughts

Postby Drafteddesign » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:49 am

You need to sand any painted areas to get the loose stuff off, and any gloss off of the paint. The herculiner will need some "tooth" to grab onto. Any rusted areas, use POR-15 on it. (POR=Paint Over Rust). It's a converter and sealer in one. Once that is dry, and all of the sanding debris is removed, rub everything down with lacquer thinner to remove any oils from your skin that may have got on the surface. Work from the farthest corner out-of course. The first coat is just a base. The second coat is where the thickness and protection comes from. Once coat would be fine in your case, I would suspect. If you're not happy with it after you drive it for a day or so, go back over it. You can add to it much easier than you can remove it.


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