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frame starting to rust

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chopper, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    chopper

    chopper [OP] ky taco

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    05 taco frame starting to rust
     
  2. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:11 AM
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    humanoid

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    Ummm, OK.
     
  3. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    Fix it?
     
  4. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:22 AM
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    Mush Mouse

    Mush Mouse Club Soda Not Seals

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    its a Toyota truck and that's all the modifications needed
    Just got my GEN1 frame Rust proofed by Toyota recalled had some surface rust,maybe they'll eventually do it to the GEN2 if enough people complain?
     
  5. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    Crom

    Crom Outside...

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    ^This. Perhaps if enough people complain and perhaps if 2nd gen owners organize. And perhaps if the organized 2nd gen owners initiate legal action. Maybe a PR campaign against Toyota for frame rot.

    The rust is my single complaint against Toyota.

    A few more dollars spent at the factory on a quality paint and we would not be having this discussion.
     
  6. Jul 15, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    AeroCooper

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    I like pie.
     
  7. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:16 AM
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  8. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    It is 5+ years old. What are you expecting?

    I swear, if not for the internet, people would not be concern about half the shit that is going on with these trucks and would be quite content.
     
  9. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:20 AM
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    Hahaha
     
  10. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    What kind of rust are you talking about? Surface rust? Rust that caused holes in the frame? What?
    Show us some pictures?

    If It's just surface rust you can sand it off to the frame, and paint.
     
  11. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:34 AM
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    Hmm... If I don't do any maintenance to my truck, some else should have to pay for it!
    All frames rust. Wire brush and rustoleum, or naval jelly then trailer paint.
     
  12. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    I just apply some heavy oil to the top of the rail. Just enough to slightly run douwn and seep into all the nooks and crannies. The dust builds up on it and creates a protective film. The oil -- un-used elcheapo motor oil has anti rust additives. It's worked for me -- it doesn't come of with the pressure washer. Best applied befor rust appears


    Yeah I know -- more voodoo majic but better than all the thick waxy anti rust films that dontt seep into everywhere it needs to be.
     
  13. Jul 16, 2010 at 10:51 AM
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    dude! my 09 hand rust on it when i bought it NEW!!!!
     
  15. Jul 16, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    I think that last fart had a lump in it!! :eek:
     
  16. Jul 16, 2010 at 11:34 AM
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    Me too. I like Pecan pie and apple pie...and cobbler is very good too.

    On topic...I had a little surface rust on my '07 near the front cab mounts. I sanded it down, primed/sealed, and painted it and the frame rails w/ spray on bedliner.
     
  17. Jul 16, 2010 at 11:59 AM
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    Rustproof your shit new and you won't have these problems, or you pay what you get for in used not rust proofed.
     
  18. Jul 18, 2010 at 2:26 AM
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    Got the "pro coat electric" rustproofing done at the dealer. Hope this stuff wasn't a rip-off and keeps the frame rust free for at least 10+ years.

    FWIW, my 12 year old 98 4Runner pretty much has no rust, except for a few specks on the rear axle but none on the frame.
     
  19. Jul 18, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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    Better check yourself, before you wreck yourself. :p
     
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