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blackoak99
07-05-2007, 11:47 PM
I am wanting to install a line-x bed liner in my truck and a 20K fifth wheel hitch. Do I install the bed liner or the hitch first and why? Thanks

DennisZ
07-06-2007, 12:09 AM
Tim
I have my hitch installed over the spray-in liner, that way you get the entire bed protected. The hitch will compress the liner to give a good solid mount. I've had mine in for over a year with no problems. The linger material is really tuff stuff.

Dennis

trdeal
07-06-2007, 06:30 AM
Had my bedliner installed first. Then the hitch. No problems.

jbeletti
07-06-2007, 07:40 AM
Tim,

Most people spray the bed first. I have heard of a few mounting the hitch rails first but very few. Spray it, the hitch it - you'll be happy. Also consider getting the over-the-rail process. I am glad I did. Sure saves on scratches when loading and unloading anything over the side. Also helps make the top of the rails a bit non-slip for walking on.

Best of luck,

Jim

davebennington
07-06-2007, 07:43 AM
Tim


I cut the holes in the bed before I took it to the Line-X folks that way every thing (down in the holes) was line-xed and protected and then I reinstalled the hitch.

Dave

jbeletti
07-06-2007, 07:48 AM
Great idea Dave.

Jim

Chulinw
07-06-2007, 08:28 AM
I got my rails sprayed also and only had to remove just a little of the spray to get the hitch to go in place. I wanted this to try and stop some rust.

blackoak99
07-06-2007, 09:15 AM
Knew I could count on you all, Thanks! Great idea Dave.

Uncle Rog
07-06-2007, 09:29 AM
If you already have the hitch take the hitch rails with you and have them sprayed too......