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Looking for some input on colored durabak for the inside of a jeep tub....anyone done this? Or how about any other products? I will be doing my CJ in a few weeks....

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~TIM~

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85 Cj-7
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Durabak is great!!
I used Mud Brown durabak for my entire tub. I did tons of prep work and it looks great. I highly recommend it. Herculiner is the same stuff available in Black only.

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1985 CJ7 4.2L, T-176, Dana 300, 2.5" lift, 32"BFG MT, Durabak On-Board Air
 

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I just Herculined my tub last weekend. I was very pleased with the results. I even have enough left over from the kit to do the inside of the rear fender openings and some other stuff. Supposedly this is made by the same company as Durabak.

Dan 84 CJ-7, Weber 32/36, GM HEI, K&N, 258, 999.
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I did my 95 YJ two weekends ago and am happy with the results. I ordered a battleship grey color directly from cote-L for 120 bucks, plus tax. It came about a week later. I pulled seats, seatbelts, etc out, cleaned and sanded the entire tub (not down to metal, just enough to scuff the paint), cleaned again with Xylene, then brushed/rolled two coats everywhere and four coats in the "high traffic" areas (and still have some leftover). The almost overwhelming smell is just now going away (thought I may pass out on my way to work a couple times :)). They aren't kidding when they say the stuff will stick to everything - I still have some stuck to my arms.

P.S. The only thing I didn't remove was the rollbar, only because I was stripping the Torx fastners.

 

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I used Durabak a year ago. I removed EVERYTHING and sanded down to bare metal and did the job in the evening/night so the heat here in FL wouldn't cure it too fast. I put down about 3 coats everywhere, coated the pedals (big help!) and the underside of the hood with the left-overs. The hood still gets hot enough to bake the paint off and make who-ever is sitting on it checking the depth of the water I'm driving into need some sort of cushion (more than just a wet towel even!) I am very please with the product and if my tub ever comes off there will be a coat of Durabak finding its way to the undersides as well. I just rolled and brushed it on and came out with a grand, non-slip surface!

 
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That stuff is nearly indestructable. I don't have it in my jeep, but a friend lined his truck bed with it.

We took screwdrivers to it (new) and couldn't break it. It was about an inch thick.

Some concerns: if you don't go to someone that cares about quality:

1. they might plug drain/other holes that you need
2. It will be hard to drill through for accessories
3. its expensive...
4. At this point, black only

I have no experience in the durabek to compare it to....

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