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easiest of these colors to keep clean???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDfarmerTN, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    TRDfarmerTN

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    20% tint, painted handles,painted grill, wet okole seatcovers,sockmonkey decals
    ive got a 08' silver taco now, i know its way easy to keep clean and hardly shows dirt!! im considering gettin a 12' taco, thinkin about gettin the magnetic gray, or maybe white even....if u have either of these how easy are they to keep clean??? i know why about always has to be scrubbed, just spraying it off dont do much, i had a white dmax for while like this....i might stick with silver if nothing else.lol
     
  2. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    steve o 77

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  3. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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  4. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    White, tan, or silver. It hides scratches and swirls because there isn't a contrast.

    People usually think a darker color will hide dirt, but it doesn't.
     
  5. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    I have white and it hides dust and dirt really well. You dont see scratches in white unless they are deep. I have also had the gold color from different manufactors and it is just as good as the white.
     
  6. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    20% tint, painted handles,painted grill, wet okole seatcovers,sockmonkey decals
    hmm...so lookin like silver again or white????
     
  7. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    Warhorseforever

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    My old white S10 I could go months without washing it and if it wasn't for the mud that splashed up onto the rocker panels from the tires you would think I washed it everyday. My silver Tacoma is about the same way shows dirt/dust/grime a little more but it isn't too bad. Black is horrible you wash it then take it down the road to dry it off and it's dirty again.
     
  8. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:46 AM
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    White looks remarkably clean. Black is by far the worst
     
  9. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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    white hides dirt and scratches well
     
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    Workman's truck is Black, and Workman's truck is always dirty.
     
  11. Nov 25, 2011 at 11:48 AM
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  14. Nov 25, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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    Another vote for white... i never wash my white Taco :D
     
  15. Nov 30, 2011 at 4:52 AM
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    I have Barcelona Red and unless you're right next to it, it always looks clean and shiny even when dirty. :)
     
  16. Nov 30, 2011 at 5:36 AM
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  17. Nov 30, 2011 at 7:24 AM
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    White again ! I use my '09 Tacoma . Its a tool that sees lots of brush and mud in South Texas . It has some really nice scratches from Mesquite trees and other bushes but you have to get right up to it and let the sun reflect off of her to even see them .

    My truck gets babied as much as possible especially when it comes to maintenance . However I do use it for what it was intended for . Cracks me up when I see people that treat a truck like a palace . Oh no I got a scratch or I'm not taking my 4x4 off road ! LOL all about the show .

    I love my new ARB bumper but the fog light inserts don't hold up to bump gates to well. . Going to leave them busted until after deer season then replace them . For those of you considering an ARB who push bump gates open you may consider no fog light model .

    I own a silver 3/4 ton Diesel and a white Taco and by far the white is way to go on scratches and looking cleaner when dirty IMO . Love me some Taco too ! :yay:

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  18. Nov 30, 2011 at 7:29 AM
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    Yeah im with everyone else here white or silver are your best bet. My truck is sliver and I love that I never have to wash it :D
     
  19. Nov 30, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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