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How do you guys clean your Extang?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kris77, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Sep 12, 2011 at 4:55 AM
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    kris77

    kris77 [OP] Born in the Backwoods

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    I have an Extang Trifecta. It looks terrible now from all the snow/rain/pollen and just dust and dirt from the last winter and now this summer.

    I wash it, but it still looks patchy with dirt and grime. What do you guys use to clean them up? ArmorAll?
     
  2. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:03 AM
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    09TacomaPA

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  3. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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    Yikes! All of those products are $20. So far I just wash it with whatever I'm washing my truck with. At least I know not to use Armor-All on it.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:29 AM
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    VirginiaBound

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    Armor-All sucks for everything.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:52 AM
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    KPT

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    I use 303 Aerospace protectant to clean it.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:57 AM
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    novanut21

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    I've been using armor all! :smack:
     
  7. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:58 AM
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    Glad i didnt use armor all.
     
  8. Sep 12, 2011 at 6:04 AM
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    Kris...Fellow 'Eer.

    Glad you didn't use armor all. I did that by mistake on my 1st gen tonneau & when it rained left horrile streaks in my clear coat down the sides of my bed (traded the truck off a few years back). Now I use some spray called "Pro-Tex". Costs about $25 bucks but worth the price. I got it here: http://www.autoaccessoriesgarage.com/Tonneau-Covers/TruXedo-Pro-Tex-Soft-Tonneau-Protectant-Spray

    BTW,
    Hopefully WVU doesn't come out the 1st half this weekend against the Twerps like they did against Norfolk, or we could be in trouble. I have faith in Holgs! GO EERS!!!
     
  9. Sep 12, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    808TRDTaco10

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    I use 303 Aerospace Protectant on my tonneau. Heard good things about it from others and so far, so good..my tonneau still looks new and the trucks sits in the direct sun during most of the day.
     
  10. Sep 12, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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    AndrewFalk

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    I use Aerospace 303 on my tonneau.
     
  11. Sep 12, 2011 at 2:50 PM
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    I emailed extang with the same question several months ago. They sent me to their proprietary product or the 303 aerospace, both are recommended.
     
  12. Sep 12, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    I'm just curious which one of these "sauces" is better than the other. :laughing:
     
  13. Sep 12, 2011 at 2:58 PM
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    My extang? That's a little personal, don't ya think?
     
  14. Sep 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    Where can you buy the 303 aerospace stuff from?
     
  15. Sep 12, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    Got mine at Pep Boys.
     
  16. Sep 12, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    Thanks man! Won't hurt the paint at all?
     
  17. Sep 12, 2011 at 3:25 PM
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    I use Armor All. Works great and never had an issue with it.
     
  18. Sep 12, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    Man, don't use armor all for anything
     
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