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Clean, Polish and Protect Bakflip G2

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Mav44, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. Dec 10, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    Mav44

    Mav44 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got a Bakflip G2 tri-fold and it works great. I am getting ready to wash the truck and wondered what I should put on the G2 to keep it looking like new. Should I use something like Armor All or is there something better to keep it looking new for years?
     
  2. Dec 10, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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    QUE BALL

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    CAN YOU SHARE WITH US WHOM YOU BOUGHT IT FROM AND THE PRICE YOU FINALLY PAID. I know this is rude but interested minds would like to know.

    Thanks
    QUE BALL
     
  3. Dec 10, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    I wouldn't use Armor All as when it rains it is going to run all down the sides of the truck. Something like Adams Super VRT is water proof and will offer better UV protection than Armor All.
     
  4. Dec 10, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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  5. Dec 10, 2011 at 12:53 PM
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    If its just vinyl, I would recommend 303 aerospace protectant.
     
  6. Dec 10, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    I believe they are like a black powder-coated aluminum panels.
     
  7. Dec 10, 2011 at 1:14 PM
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    Oh ok. well, personally, if its just powder coated, I wouldnt even apply anything to the surface. IF you wanted to darken the appearance of the black, theres a lot of options out there. Chemical Guys' Fade2Black is an aerosol that works well with a nice finish. I guess I would really need to see teh finish before recommended what to apply though.
     
  8. Dec 10, 2011 at 1:17 PM
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    Just looked at the description. Yea, if its just for protection, I probably wouldnt apply anything to the surface. You may want to ask them directly though.
     
  9. Dec 10, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    Note that I got back from Bakflip:

    Wedon’t suggest using anything but soap and water.

     
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