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Clear 3M looking protectant in front of rear wheels?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by lwszabo, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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    lwszabo

    lwszabo [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I searched however I dont know whats its called! My truck has clear paint protectant in front of the rear wheels however it looks like dirt has started to work its way underneath it causing dirty spots that I cant remove... do people remove it, live with it, or remove and replace it? Also it looks factory....is it?
     
  2. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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    It is factory, but I don't know what to do about the dirt.
     
  3. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    yea it's factory, there was a thread that discussed it here somewhere, i think it's for rocks and shit that gets thrown back that way. most people live with it, i'm sure theres a way to clean it though
     
  4. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:24 AM
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    It looks like teh dirt and crap is under the clear, like it seeps in there...Looks bad!
     
  5. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    Mine has done the same thing. I'm thinking about just removing it.
     
  6. Apr 12, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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    I would think its 3m Scotchguard paint protector... Although I'm sure if its the same quality.

    My brand new one has the same problem of dirt under it.

    I've removed the mud flaps, so I'm about to get a 12in high strip of 3m Scotchguard installed the length of the truck on the lower panels to protect the paint.
     
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