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suba 11-25-2012 05:51 PM

Non Felt cargo area?
 
I have a light colored interior, leather seats and the felt type panels in the the cargo area. Though this makes for a nice feel, it doesn't work so well with a dark haired dog, the hair sticks to it like velcro and is a huge pain to keep clean.

Was the '05 model available with basic plastic panels in the cargo area, or were they all the felt type material?

sko 11-25-2012 07:02 PM

Plastic trunk liners are sold by subaru, I have one, it's alright.

You could get one of these for you dog while your at it! ;)

AkumaMax 11-25-2012 07:30 PM

Sko what he means is the side walls of the cargo area. Like the wheel arch areas. As far as I know they did not make any that were plastic. The reason for that is when this generation came out they were looking to separate it as a semi high end subaru. The only way I can think of going a plastic route is to take out the panels and fiberglass over them to replicate the shapes. Then smooth out the fiberglass and paint a color.

sko 11-25-2012 07:32 PM

I'm dense, >_<

Yeah, custom jobby.

suba 11-25-2012 10:17 PM

Yeah, having that rubber mat is nice, makes cleaning up the floor a snap. I'm contemplating options with the felt such as a rhino liner type material, but I don't want to make any drastic changes. I may try and find a material that I can "stick" to the existing panels (velcro ish perhaps?) to have something that comes out and washes easily.

BarManBean 11-26-2012 11:28 AM

What about something like this?

http://stores.canvasback.com/Detail....path=197425317

AkumaMax 11-26-2012 12:37 PM

Well this is the correct one anyway. That is a pretty sweet thing. I might have to purchase this when I got back to security installations.

http://stores.canvasback.com/-strse-...009/Detail.bok

BarManBean 11-26-2012 12:51 PM

Yeah, i had the link from a while back, didn't bother to update it. It does look pretty cool.

Max Capacity 11-26-2012 12:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by AkumaMax (Post 4173436)
Well this is the correct one anyway. That is a pretty sweet thing. I might have to purchase this when I got back to security installations.

http://stores.canvasback.com/-strse-...009/Detail.bok

Let me guess, your going to get that pretty floral one....joking LOL

suba 11-26-2012 01:31 PM

Hmm, I like the look of that. Sure would be a lot easier to take out and clean. I wonder what holds it up on the sides? I have a setup that is similar for my wife's mini, but it never seems to stay in place once the dog gets in. Anyone tried one of these yet?

maclif 11-26-2012 08:13 PM

I have a sedan, so mine is a little different. I pulled all the felt out and made a plywood floor that was painted with bedliner. I also added tie-downs so stuff doesn't get mangled when I corner hard.

I haven't tried, though it may work... What if you took the felt stuff out and sprayed on a few coats of either bedliner paint or the flexible bumper paint? If I had a wagon, that's what I would try.

-Clif


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