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Dots on back window rubber trim

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rdcar, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    rdcar

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    Does anyone else have dots on their rubber back window trim and how do you take them off
     
  2. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    mud flaps gone, second air-filter gone, DTRL, fog light whenever and work with hi-beams, cut exhaust (was wicked flow), flat black stock rims, ABS switch, cup holder led's (with switch), turning signal mod #45, Bilstien 5100's, grill mesh
    Buy that armorall tire shine. works beautiful. or the wipes from them work better.
     
  3. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    i have them but cant get rid of them!!! total PITA!!!
     
  4. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    iSTIZO99

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    Ooh yea I just noticed these on mine too when washing last weekend. I hate em!
     
  5. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:42 PM
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    which wipes? I also have streaks on my black driver and passenger mirror. Pisses me off!
     
  6. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:43 PM
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    yep, they're trying to dry-rot. all your window trim that will do that if you don't take care of it. use the armor all on all your windows.
     
  7. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    my bro has the dots on his f150...he said it dont last long...u gotta do it in between washes
     
  8. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    mud flaps gone, second air-filter gone, DTRL, fog light whenever and work with hi-beams, cut exhaust (was wicked flow), flat black stock rims, ABS switch, cup holder led's (with switch), turning signal mod #45, Bilstien 5100's, grill mesh
    ya. use them on that as well. go to target and go into there auto section. the wipes i use are the dash wipes. they shine the shit outta ur mirrors.
     
  9. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    I'll try the wipes and see if they work. Thanks
     
  10. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:53 PM
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    mud flaps gone, second air-filter gone, DTRL, fog light whenever and work with hi-beams, cut exhaust (was wicked flow), flat black stock rims, ABS switch, cup holder led's (with switch), turning signal mod #45, Bilstien 5100's, grill mesh
    ull be satisfied i believe... and no problem! thats what this website is for!
     
  11. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    Back 2 Black should work fine too.

    Personally I won't let armor all touch my vehicles as it will destroy whatever it touches should you forget to re-apply it every week or two.
     
  12. Aug 3, 2010 at 10:57 PM
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    never heard that b4^
     
  13. Aug 4, 2010 at 6:38 AM
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    You know I wasn't really talking about the mirrors but the black portion of it. (that actually holds the mirror). It doesn't look like it has streaks but it does. must be the camera

    mirror.jpg
     
  14. Aug 4, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    Do you think 303 aerospace would work?
     
  15. Aug 4, 2010 at 7:24 AM
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    I've used 303 on my window sills and still have those dots. Someone mentioned dry rot, but damn on a 2 month old truck??
     
  16. Aug 4, 2010 at 7:29 AM
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    Yeah I hope not. I have them on the rubber where the radio antenna comes out of but not on my window trim. Damn Fl sun.
     
  17. Aug 4, 2010 at 7:36 AM
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    I use back to black on all my black rubber and plastic exterier trim...after 3 years it still looks good.. What exactly do these "dots" look like...any pictures?
     
  18. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    I hate it, glad that you don't have the same experience. Rear window, driver and passenger side.

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  19. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    try some spray wax
     
  20. Aug 4, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    x2...exactly what mine look like too. Is that a sign of dry rot or are they just stained?
     
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