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    DIY: Trunk/Hatch Liner/Mat

    I know this may sound self-explanatory and fairly simple, which it is, but I like to give people ideas and help maybe they didn't have or think of.

    I love the OEM Mirage hard plastic/rubber trunk mat or even better yet, the Weathertech one, but can't bring myself to spend the amount of $ on it they ask for. So I purchased o a universal rubber mat off Ebay (or Amazon) and cut it and installed it in substitute for those. It cost a huge $16.80 shipped to my door.

    Materials needed:
    Universal Rubber Trunk Mat
    Black or any color marker that you can see once written on the mat
    Scissors
    Trunk OEM carpet or accessory Mitsubishi carpet mat (which I used)



    Here's the mat that I purchased, from Ebay.



    Lay out your rubber mat on the floor, with the pointy knobs underneath.



    Take the carpet or mat out of the trunk and lay it on top. Trace around it with a marker (i added approximately 1/2" to the perimeter size) and cut the pattern out.



    This is what it should look after cutting it out. The ripples at the top are from being rolled up. They'll lay flat over time, plus mine tucked under the rear seats.



    Re-install the existing carpet or mat, then place the rubber mat over the top. I lined it up with the rear of the car first then tucked the front of the mat under the rear seats. I am happy with how it turned out, and now it will be easy to clean if need be.

    Perfect fit.
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    Looks great. I love the price too!

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    Thanks. Great Job. We plan to do this to Dolores and Dott.
    Also placed seat covers in both from Amazon seem to do the job no complaints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DottandDolores View Post
    Thanks. Great Job. We plan to do this to Dolores and Dott.
    Also placed seat covers in both from Amazon seem to do the job no complaints.
    Any link to the covers?

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    Nice work!

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    Here's the link for seat covers they seem decent so far for being cheap.
    http://a.co/4QQrhqC

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    Quote Originally Posted by DottandDolores View Post
    Here's the link for seat covers they seem decent so far for being cheap.
    http://a.co/4QQrhqC
    Just be sure the covers don't obstruct the air bags in the seats. Check your owner's manual for details.

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    I don't even have one of your normal mat 0_o

    Didn't know it was supposed to come with that. I just have a flimsy piece of crap there

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spadesheart View Post
    I don't even have one of your normal mat 0_o

    Didn't know it was supposed to come with that. I just have a flimsy piece of crap there
    Should be just the flimsy things with carpetish on it. The Mitsubishi mat is bought separately.



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