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Double Cab Washing

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by shakerhood, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:12 PM
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    shakerhood

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    I have only had Extended Cab trucks and have been able to wash the roof by standing in the bed, I just ordered a Double Cab and was wonder how you guys wash the roof, any tips or tricks appreciated.
     
  2. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:13 PM
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    stbear

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    I use a step ladder. I have a shell.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:17 PM
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    I stand on the running boards to wash the roof of the cab. Stand on the tires to wash the roof of the canopy. If I didnt have running boards, step ladder.
     
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  4. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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    Jmad1997

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    Second the running boards.
     
  5. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:30 PM
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    medic2230

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    Either stand in the bed or stand on the rock sliders. Bed rack if I have it on.
     
  6. Dec 21, 2016 at 10:46 PM
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    wafflroo

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    Stand on the sliders for the cab and rear tires for the shell as well. Sometimes I use a step ladder though.
     
  7. Dec 22, 2016 at 7:41 AM
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  8. Dec 22, 2016 at 7:48 AM
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  9. Dec 22, 2016 at 1:43 PM
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  10. Dec 22, 2016 at 1:48 PM
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  11. Dec 22, 2016 at 1:50 PM
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    My boar hair car wash brush has a pole attached....with it I can easily wash my truck & cap roofs.
     
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  12. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:20 PM
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    I use a work platform. Works well especially for the wife's 4Runner.
     
  13. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:22 PM
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  14. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:25 PM
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    3' folding aluminum sawhorse for the cab and cap roof on mine
     
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  15. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:30 PM
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    I use a wash brush with a 4' handle.. makes cleaning the entire truck a breeze.
     
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  16. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:50 PM
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    Thanks for all the input guys, I appreciate all the good ideas. If I had a choice I would have chose another access cab but the only way to get an OR Manual is now with a Double Cab so I figured I better start figuring out a good way to clean it.
     
  17. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:54 PM
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    Swiggity swangin' biggity bangin'
    Stand on the roof of your house.

    But the Little Giant that @Scooter62 posted is a close second.
     
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  18. Dec 22, 2016 at 5:57 PM
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    Biscuits

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    I'm laughing at this. Makes me think of all those Life Alert commercials.
     
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  19. Dec 22, 2016 at 7:30 PM
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  20. Dec 22, 2016 at 7:57 PM
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    Yeah they have a 330 lb. load capacity also, which is a good thing.
     
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