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Acorn Damage

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by george3, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    george3

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    I have oak trees on the side of my driveway and the acorns are putting dents in my taco, esp the hood. I put a car cover made of something called Evolution on as soon as I pull in driveway but the acorns hit so hard it still dents. Today I put card board on the hood then covered it. Wondering if anyone has a better idea ? 2nd question, would that dry ice dent fix work on the dents ? How exactly do you do it ? Any links ? Any one have experience doing this ? Lots of questions huh ? Curious George
     
  2. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

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    i would try to find some kind of soft foam in sheets. card board will scratch the paint something awful. good luck

    Edit: or you could just cut the tree down:rolleyes:
     
  3. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:07 PM
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    Burgman

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    a blanket would do the trick pretty well but ur still talking about minor scratches unless ur truck is completly clean of all contaminents
     
  4. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    Taco-NB

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  5. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    JKD

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    How about a car port?
     
  6. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    park away from the damn tree
     
  7. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Thanks. Your suggestion seems to be the best one at this point.

     
  8. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    A good trimming would be in order if it were my truck and tree... :)
     
  9. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    Really? Acorns?
     
  11. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    X1 or copper nails.
    Portable car port?
     
  12. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:25 PM
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    carmellocafe

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    Use this:

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  13. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    U might try getting some free money from Washington to fix it....:p
     
  14. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    I know right? What the hell kind of boulder acorns are you parking under?
     
  15. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    Recently my mom has been in the hospital due to a serious illness and the parking for the hospital is always full. So I tend to park under some trees that produce some kind of nut. Well I swear that the squirrels that live there toss nuts at my truck! Ive found several in places where they wouldnt normally fall. Ive seen the way they stare at my truck. Curse them squirrels!

    So I am borrowing some of those ideas!
     
  16. Sep 24, 2009 at 7:51 PM
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    you can find some pretty thick foam at craft store dirt cheap... it should be in the section for making pillows/blankets...
     
  17. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    For a moment, I thought you meant ACORN damage... like this:

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    Good for the acorns and squirrels. Sorry I feel like an asshat but I couldn't help but bust up laughing when I read the thread title. It's just so... I dunno. I'd be pissed from the damage but... kinda what you get for parking under the tree.
     
  19. Sep 24, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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  20. Sep 24, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    hahaha someone beat me to it. i'm watching the news right now trying to sugar coat that turd. it will all hit the fan after Obamma mama is voted outa office and into a taxpayer lap of retirement....like a few other assholes..
     
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