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Car wash damage

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by brutus2017, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. Feb 10, 2018 at 5:37 AM
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    brutus2017

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    My 2017 Tacoma has had both rear quarter panels caved in. The first time I thought someone had backed into me. Had that repaired causing my insurance to go up. Just this week, it happened again and the same damage pattern as the first time. Probably won't get them to admit that their wash did it. No more automatic car washes for me!! Trying to get pic's from the body shop on the first damage, but will post one today from the second time.
     
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  2. Feb 10, 2018 at 5:46 AM
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    Markcal

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    Welcome to TW, sorry about the damage from the car wash. I know my first door ding 2 years after buying was tough to take.
     
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  3. Feb 10, 2018 at 6:07 AM
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    ODNAREM

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  4. Feb 10, 2018 at 6:10 AM
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  5. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:00 AM
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    That's how I looked at getting a good sized door ding, also I wasn't so OCD about every little thing on my Tacoma after too. All and all I would of rather not have had it dinged, but it did lessen my stress of it staying perfect.
     
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  6. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:02 AM
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    Blandino

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  7. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:04 AM
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    When I bought my 09, the first weekend I was out driving through the woods and got a few nice big scratches, wife responded with, well now it's yours. With my 17 I have been trying to keep it nice, dam its stressful.
     
  8. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:08 AM
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    Ouch! Welcome to TW! Just spend a few bucks on a good pressure washer like this one: http://amzn.to/2H1su7n and it will pay for itself quickly.
     
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  9. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:17 AM
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    Off topic but your "Products for Tacomaholics" link is very helpful for us newcomers.
     
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  10. Feb 10, 2018 at 8:46 AM
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    Tons of great stuff on there and everything is stuff I've purchased/used for my truck. :D
     
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  11. Feb 10, 2018 at 10:54 AM
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    Welcome to TW.... Find a new car wash or stay away from the automatic washes.
     
  12. Feb 10, 2018 at 12:06 PM
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    001.jpg 002.jpg 003.jpg 002.jpg Here are the pictures.

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  13. Feb 10, 2018 at 12:09 PM
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    Reason why I have a personal detailer to hand wash/detail my vehicles. On top of that, all the accessories I have and will have my truck is not car wash friendly.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2018 at 12:12 PM
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    How the $&@! did that happen?
     
  15. Feb 10, 2018 at 12:14 PM
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    Going to go sit in the corner.
    :eek: wtf?!
     
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  16. Feb 10, 2018 at 2:35 PM
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    Welcome to TW! 2nd car wash damage thread I've seen today. Get a good pressure washer like this one: http://amzn.to/2BRb5P8
     
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  17. Feb 10, 2018 at 2:37 PM
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    please explain
     
  18. Feb 10, 2018 at 2:42 PM
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    Same poster.
     
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  19. Feb 10, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    How would you drive away from the car wash without noticing it?
     
  20. Feb 10, 2018 at 2:56 PM
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    Going to go sit in the corner.
    I think they should have named these 3rd gen trucks the "beer can edition" since they dent like one.:mad:
     
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