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2nd Gen Rust...WTF?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Dec 31, 2008.

  1. Dec 31, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Opened my drivers side door today and this caught my eye! :eek: My last 2 Toyota's did not have rust probs at all like this. I was looking at a write up on an electric pop and lock and noticed in his pics significant frame rust. Maybe their will be another buy back? :confused:
     
  2. Dec 31, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    where its bolted on to the door? or on the hinge itself?
     
  3. Dec 31, 2008 at 5:53 PM
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    jflan

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    This looks like a hinge pin with normal wear.
    Clean it and lubricate it.
    http://www.lubriplate.com/webstore/detail.aspx?ID=4
     
  4. Dec 31, 2008 at 5:54 PM
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    TicTacOma

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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    My understanding is that is NOT your truck, just a pic of a hinge that you saw when researching a mod....correct? Ok, It almost looks like some sort of lithium grease or a lube. There are no "bleed" marks or bubbling of the paint.

    Maybe my view is different than yours.

    Just an observation, not a slam.

    This will have to be watched.

    Edit: I reread the post and you SAW this on his and then checked yours and noticed the same....got it!
     
  5. Dec 31, 2008 at 6:20 PM
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    colvilletacoma

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    get use to it is all i can say
     
  6. Dec 31, 2008 at 6:25 PM
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    I understand that its a hinge pin and wear and tear. I have had 4 other toyota trucks. Not one of them produced rust in this area. Every time I clean my truck i wipe all this down with a cloth. On previous trucks I have used white grease and never had rust problems.

    I understand rust is inevitable. This just seems so soon.
     
  7. Dec 31, 2008 at 11:43 PM
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    i'll be sure to lube that part of my truck up from now on!!! :) ..... but it def. doesnt look recall worthy
     
  8. Dec 31, 2008 at 11:46 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    :laugh:....you'll have that from time to time!!!

    just use a lil moly lube....you'll be good to go!!
     
  9. Dec 31, 2008 at 11:57 PM
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    but there is prolly still MANY other parts of my truck that will have rust too..... lol, that i dont see
     
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    getting there....
    spray it all down....no wax needed!!! wd-40 bath!!!:D
     
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    Corrosion X works much better than WD-40.
     
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