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Carpet replacement


kylesullens

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I am planning to remove the factory carpet in my 2006 23LSV.  I will be using GatroStep for the new flooring.  For those that have done this, what products have you used on the seat bases and in the lockers and storage areas.  I'm considering FlowCoat to cover the fiberglass but want to consider all options.

 

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If you haven't already, then I would recommend checking out deckadence. I love mine and you wouldn't have to do as much prep work to your floor. 

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I did gator step a few years ago. All of the floor is gator step. You'll need to remove all the seats and ballast to get the floor carpet out.

I left the seat risers and all that carpet.

You'll also need to come up with a plan (resin) to smooth out the floor and raise/side gap of the panel where you get to the gas tank. If I had to do it all over again I would do carpet.

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"Seat bases lockers and storage areas" all starting to fail in my '05 Rxi.  I had no choice but to cut the carpet away from the seat base so it could be replaced or I wasn't going to have an attached seat anymore.  I fabricated a thicker one using King Starboard.  Fortunately, my seat sets close enough to the floor that you can't see it the base unless you get down on the floor and look under there.  The other (exposed) pieces creates a much bigger problem and brings up this whole carpet conversation.  Not very many good options.  I'm considering finishing some nice pieces of wood for the new locker panels and just leaving the existing carpet in there.  Wouldn't it be tough to get composite material at the right thickness to be flush with the floor?   

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