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Old Jan 31st 2018, 4:38 am
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Originally Posted by BenK91
Got a quote back from LineX this morning.

$550 for the standard liner or $769 for the premium with UV protection.

Bloody hope that includes tax
I had the dealer add the bed liner when I bought the truck. Charged $499.

They took it to a local auto shop. Not a LineX brand but looks awesome.
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Old Jan 31st 2018, 12:32 pm
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Originally Posted by BenK91
Got a quote back from LineX this morning.

$550 for the standard liner or $769 for the premium with UV protection.

Bloody hope that includes tax

I don't wish to seem rude but you haven't just forked out two grand on a scabby S10/Ranger!
Mine came with a drop-in Rugged Liner, one day I might get around to fitting an underlay but it's a five year old worktruck that I'll run into the ground, a few holes in the bed base is going to be the least of my worries.
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Old Feb 1st 2018, 2:34 am
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I don't wish to seem rude but you haven't just forked out two grand on a scabby S10/Ranger!
Mine came with a drop-in Rugged Liner, one day I might get around to fitting an underlay but it's a five year old worktruck that I'll run into the ground, a few holes in the bed base is going to be the least of my worries.
Well aware of that!

It's booked in for Monday, surprised they managed to fit me in so quick.

I got some news from work yesterday that they're closing our Denver office down as our lease was up, and there's only 50 of us in there whereas worldwide the company has 55,000+ employees so I now get to work from home permanently so I won't have to keep filling it up all the time for the 60 mile round trip commute
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Old Feb 2nd 2018, 7:07 pm
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We just picked up a 2017 ex-rental Chevy Malibu LT @ 36k miles for $15k.

Monthly payment turned out at about $200 at 3.59% APR with $7.5k down (48 mo).
Joint-applied with US Citizen credit score apx 750-790, UKC (green card holder) apx 700-740.

Hope that helps some of you. We didnt't really have much of an issue getting finance considering the large downpayment. They also said our credit scores were "excellent"!
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Is that a half or 3/4 ton?
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Old Feb 3rd 2018, 12:31 am
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Originally Posted by BenK91
.... If you don't mind me asking, how much did you pay for yours? ....
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Honestly I don't remember - I would guess in the low $'00's range, maybe around $250. ....
If it makes you feel any better, Mrs P says she thinks it was in the $400-$600 range.
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Old Feb 3rd 2018, 4:36 am
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
If it makes you feel any better, Mrs P says she thinks it was in the $400-$600 range.
In hindsight after my initial moan about it when I got the quote through I'm not actually that disappointed, it'll be worth it and I've already covered it in crap putting my motorbike in there twice now!

We're getting a pretty good tax refund due to my wife being in school full-time and working part-time so I think we're going to go for a long weekend away somewhere, and anything left I'll put towards a Leer topper as I've had a quote back for one too!
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Originally Posted by BenK91
.... We're getting a pretty good tax refund due to my wife being in school full-time and working part-time so I think we're going to go for a long weekend away somewhere, and anything left I'll put towards a Leer topper as I've had a quote back for one too!
It's the American way - living the good life, funded by tax refunds.
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
It's the American way - living the good life, funded by tax refunds.
I wish, it's been years since I got a refund.
Usually end up paying an extra $2k or so.
Hopefully this year with junior at FSU we may get something back due to education costs.
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
It's the American way - living the good life, funded by tax refunds.
I'm due a bumper refund this yr, sadly it will be going towards a house deposit and not my ideal choice, a 2019 Bullitt Mustang

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Just waiting to head down to pick the truck up with it's new LineX'd bed. Pretty excited! There's also a CostCo on the way home and it's $2.74 for premium so I'll take advantage...
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Originally Posted by BenK91
Just waiting to head down to pick the truck up with it's new LineX'd bed. Pretty excited! There's also a CostCo on the way home and it's $2.74 for premium so I'll take advantage...
Needs premium?
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Needs premium?
Certainly doesn't specify it but I'm in the habit from making sure the VW GTI had premium. The gas mileage seems to be pretty crap regardless of what I put in it though
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Certainly doesn't specify it but I'm in the habit from making sure the VW GTI had premium. The gas mileage seems to be pretty crap regardless of what I put in it though
It would say if you needed premium, never heard of a truck needing it.
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Old Feb 5th 2018, 12:58 pm
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
It's the American way - living the good life, funded by tax refunds.
Why is it that so many people are happy to give the government an interest free loan every year?
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