Wood floors in trucks

Discussion in 'Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ]' started by Bullhauler9, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Bullhauler9

    Bullhauler9 Bobtail Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Monticello, Ia
    Hey guys was just wondering on how hard it was to put a wood floor in a truck. The truck is a 2007 peterbilt 379 48" flat top. Can you buy kits to do this also. any tips and pictures would be greatly appreciated!
  2. Les2

    Les2 Road Train Member

    Jul 25, 2008
    kicked back in my lazyboy...
    Pretty sure they sell kits for this. Check out Iowa 80 or some other truck chrome type shop.
  3. leanright

    leanright Medium Load Member

    Oct 12, 2010
    What,....what..what if it rains ? :biggrin_2559:
  4. Markvfl

    Markvfl Road Train Member

    Nov 29, 2007
    Apopka, FL
    I've seen the wood flooring fits on chrome shop websites and Ebay.

    I was talking about doing this wood floor with a lady that does truck detailing today. she said you have t take off your shoes and even so it stars looking pretty crappy pretty quickly...

    Anyone who has the wood flooring - is she correct?
  5. Don2WS

    Don2WS Medium Load Member

    Feb 26, 2010
    Sturtevant WI
    When i did my house's floor i had some left over so i decided to have polished teak floors on my w9 they look wonderful but are a great responsibility to maintain and keep looking good on a working truck. It took my neighbor 4 days to complete but then again he does floors for a living. I would recommend rockwood accessories, they made a custom dash for one of my old Petemobile's and they did a tremendous job.
  6. The Challenger

    The Challenger Kinghunter

    Dec 22, 2007
    East Central FL
    My dads been a carpenter for over 30yrs so I know a little about this. To begin you must take out the flooring of the cab. You have several option ranging from laminates to pure hardwoods. They range from $.50 per sq foot to $5.15. It all depends on what you want.

  7. sandman1976

    sandman1976 Medium Load Member

    Mar 5, 2009
    this will make a long story short,if you have skills you can use household flooring. i've seen it done in a classic freightshaker. they sell the kits on ebay for $300 and they will install if you come to TN. i'm thinking for a working truck that u may need to add some extra clear coat or sealer to keep the varnish from getting scarred.
  8. Bullhauler9

    Bullhauler9 Bobtail Member

    Jan 29, 2010
    Monticello, Ia
    Thanks for the replys guys! We havent decided on what we are going to do yet wood floors or carpet. Do they scratch bad after a while or do you lay mats down first to prevent this?
  9. Donk

    Donk <strong>Have a Cup Of Concrete</strong>

    Apr 27, 2008
    If you were to do this, i would suggest the urethane that is used on wodden basketball courts for durability..
  10. Spacer

    Spacer Medium Load Member

    Dec 8, 2008
    Little Rock, AR
    We have a few cases of bamboo flooring from doing the living room.... hmmm...
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