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Technical Looking for ideas for roadster floor covering.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by evintho, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. evintho
    Joined: May 28, 2007
    Posts: 2,031


    I'm trying to decide on a floor covering for the roadster. I think there's too many angles on the trans tunnel for carpet to lay down smoothly so I was thinking maybe bedliner, Lizard Skin or some kind of rubber mat. Whatever I use will have to attach to metal, marine plywood and hardboard. I'm open to all thoughts and ideas!

  2. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 20,187


    Upol Raptor. It will stick to all of that, and is easy to spray.

    Kits are on Amazon.
  3. southcross2631
    Joined: Jan 20, 2013
    Posts: 4,414


    I used indoor- out door carpet for my Morris Minor. My wife installed it for me while I was at work.
    Spray glued it down . Pieces cut to fit and the seams are almost invisable. Bought a piece from Home Depot pretty cheap. DSCF0950.JPG
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  4. FrankenRodz
    Joined: Dec 20, 2007
    Posts: 897


    Indoor/Outdoor Mat from Homer Depot! Thoughtfully laid out with paper templates, I was able to install using original binding, so no sewing involved. Tunnel first, then binding edge up to the tunnel.

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  5. I like the idea of thin rubber matting for a Roadster.:D
  6. ramblin dan
    Joined: Apr 16, 2018
    Posts: 2,940

    ramblin dan

    $(KGrHqNHJCUFJYS06)1IBS(bCEzhYg~~60_57.jpg $(KGrHqR,!qIFHw5jZWpHBR-bYKh9ow~~60_3.jpg I'm kind of leaning towards black carpet runner for mine. pulled a couple these pics. off the web for reference.
  7. Apenaut
    Joined: Jul 4, 2012
    Posts: 101


    I haven't tried it yet, but Dynamat makes a product called Dynadeck that I'm considering for the floor and kick panels in my roadster pickup.
  8. evintho
    Joined: May 28, 2007
    Posts: 2,031


    All excellent ideas! Keep 'em comin'!
  9. Cree
    Joined: Jun 13, 2017
    Posts: 122

    from Montana

    I used some carpet walk-off mat from local laundry/custodial store--the rubber-backed stuff used in commercial entryways. Waterproof (great for open car), flexible, cuts with shears, doesn't unravel. They retire it if there's a cut or spot somewhere and sell it cheap. Various sizes 4' X 6' to long runners, etc. Colors: black grey, charcoal, red, tan, blue.
  10. A Boner
    Joined: Dec 25, 2004
    Posts: 6,530

    A Boner

    Rubber mat on the flat surface.....paint or lizard skin type stuff for the sheetmetal. Carpet in a roadster seems silly to me.

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