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Cant decide on a bed liner or a bed cover. What would you get.

I really need a bed liner, but id also like the fuel savings from investing in a bed cover.

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If your wallet can handle it, go with both! I have a bed cover and am saving up for the bed rug next.
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Well I know a lot of people really like the bed rug and say it holds up to torture, but alot of people say the same thing about line-x and rhino liner. its kinda a preference thing. What are you planning on using the bed for? climbing in the bed often on your knees?
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That would be my question ^^^^ what you use the bed for? I myself am not big on the bed covers but that's just me, I prefer an open bed with a liner.

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iv never had a cover either, I could see a couple benefits to it but I as well prefer a open bed
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Guess I was on a new truck high and did all three within 24 hours of buying my Ram R/T. Dealer hooked me up with the Line-X and Leer Truck had the Undercover and BedRug (made his day with those and a few more pieces).

It was over $1200 for all of it and I'm glad I did it day one. I've had near a dozen trucks in my driving life and always had some combination of protection like bedliner, mat or soft tonneau but never a hard cover, line-x or bedrug and always hated how bedliners do nothing for the bed underneath after a few years on the truck. Just took the liner out of my '04 Titan last week and it looked as though it had been on there all 7+ years the truck has been around.

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when you say liner you mean the bed rug? kept it looking like new?
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when you say liner you mean the bed rug? kept it looking like new?

Sorry no....I have an '04 Titan that had a standard drop in plastic bedliner. When I took it off all the corners and gaps had 7 years of crud built up. I ended up using the $50 Herculiner BedKit from Walmart and while its not spray in quality what the truck gets used for justifies not spending any more than that.
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As far as the "fuel savings" goes....not really that much--if any. I have a Bakflip G2 for other reasons: Looks great, keeps the bed secured, can fold it up and out of the way if I need to haul something, can remove it all together and put it in the back seat (couldn't do that with my Undercover).

And like SPJ2X11RT said: "ended up using the $50 Herculiner BedKit from Walmart and while its not spray in quality what the truck gets used for justifies not spending any more than that." which is what I'm thinkong of doing...
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ahh okay I had misunderstood what you said lol
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