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Bird Crap

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jm3280, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    jm3280

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    Ok, so I went away for three days and when I returned there was bird crap on my truck, mostly on the hood. So I washed it and after drying it I noticed the bird crap stained the hood. WTF !!!!! and I had the dealership spray the simonz on it when I bought it only five months ago. Again WTF!!!!! So I took it over to the dealer today and they were very helpful and supportive, and they are going to re paint the entire hood. Estimate was $867.oo which they are not charging me. So looking for suggestions for protection so this does not happen again. I used to use Nu Finish polish, but have not used it on either of my trucks. Polish? Wax? Shotgun to shoot the damn birds? Another tidbit of info is that the guy at the repair shop said they have to use this environmentally safe paint any more so you know what that means. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
     
  2. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    Okkine

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  3. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    i hate bird do do,there craps like acid.
     
  4. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    My68ur8trd

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    I am actually surprised they are jumping right on painting it

    dont get me wrong, its great they are :D

    normally, if it doesnt get through the clear coat, it will buff out with a little rubbing compound.

    I use Zaino fusion and it does a great job on minor scratches and stains

    but paint will do it too. are they blending it into the fenders? it shouldnt matter too much since its a 2010, but just curious

    Justin
     
  5. Jun 14, 2010 at 12:00 PM
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    I would try to polish it out as well before new paint.

    Once you have the problem fixed I would recommend a quality sealant like Zaino Z2 or Megs 21. I would look into Klasse all in One as well. A top quality sealant will protect better than a wax. You can always cover the sealant with a wax if you like the look of the wax.
     
  6. Jun 14, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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  7. Jun 14, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    So the majority leader is Zaino, never heard of it, where do you get it? and Justin dont really know if they are going to blend it into the fender, sorry. Thanks guys for the intel.
     
  8. Jun 14, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    Complete Instructions on WebSite. If Your Vehicle's Finish & Appearance Are Important, This Is One Of The Best Product Lines or The Best. IMO

    BTW, The Birds Around Here Are Shittin' Epoxy !!!

    Good Luck
     
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