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How often do you wash your Tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mtnrunner, Nov 25, 2012.

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How often do you wash your Tacoma

  1. Weekly

    408 vote(s)
    47.1%
  2. Monthly

    333 vote(s)
    38.5%
  3. Only after mudding

    57 vote(s)
    6.6%
  4. Never!

    68 vote(s)
    7.9%
  1. Nov 26, 2012 at 9:58 AM
    #41
    NoDak

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    hmmm. during the winter's we dont wash it. the water tends to freeze the door seals since up here in ND, it usually stays below freezing from november to march.

    havent washed the legacy since i bought it except the front end of bugs, but its silver so meh. doesnt look that much different dirty than clean. during the spring/summer/fall the winds up here pretty much blow dust/dirt back onto the car that you have a film by the next day.
     
  2. Nov 26, 2012 at 3:57 PM
    #42
    over60

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    When it gets dirty...
     
  3. Nov 26, 2012 at 3:58 PM
    #43
    Fiend13

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    When I get it dirty I like to keep it that way for a while but I usually wash it at least once a month. Now with it getting colder I may only wash 2-3 times until it warms up again in April.
     
  4. Nov 26, 2012 at 4:36 PM
    #44
    Island Cruiser

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    Ditto. More so if weather permits.

    Liquid Ice Polish weekly, Paste Ice Polish monthly.
     
  5. Nov 26, 2012 at 6:11 PM
    #45
    jdm.obp

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    Not worth it to wash mine. I have a 120 mile daily commute to and from work, truck is only 11 months old and already has 19k miles worth of rock chips on it.
     
  6. Nov 27, 2012 at 2:06 PM
    #46
    rclangelan

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  7. Nov 27, 2012 at 5:39 PM
    #47
    yota243

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    Yea I.wash.mine about 3 times a year, don't wash from Oct to march cuz I.domt like.gettim wet in the cool.weather, so like April June and Sept.ish.it needs it now after my last trip to.the.hunting club.but it will.have to wait till.it warms up and just acumulate more mud
     
  8. Nov 27, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    cruda

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    Every time it rains.
     
  9. Nov 28, 2012 at 7:04 AM
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    aficianado

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    well, get ready for a good one! :D

    my wife thinks i only wash my truck because of bird crap..this is mostly true. bird crap is the only dirty stuff i hate on my truck.
     
  10. Nov 28, 2012 at 9:29 PM
    #50
    Tacomaniacal

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    Mud paint job ....my paint sucks. I like EARTHtones!
     
  11. Nov 29, 2012 at 1:17 AM
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    let's see here.....oh that's right, it rained this morning which means "I" washed it this morning:)
     
  12. Nov 29, 2012 at 7:23 AM
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    aficianado

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    lookin good!
     
  13. Nov 29, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    Sammy1Am

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    Agreed.
     
  14. Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    AWorthyOpponent

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    I wash once a week, Wax once a month, and Clay 1/2 times a year...keeps it looking new...
     
  15. Dec 1, 2012 at 12:55 AM
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    I wash and wax weekly. lol I guess I'm not that obsessed after all...seeing that the majority claim to wash weekly.
     
  16. Dec 1, 2012 at 1:46 AM
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    My girl gets a weekly wash, monthly wax and lives a pampered life.
     
  17. Dec 1, 2012 at 4:01 AM
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    masterwacker

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    Mine gets washed weekly. I wax it every other week and the in between weeks I use the Meguires spray wax stuff. I always thought I was obsessed and my wife always made fun of me. I read this and told her I am not crazy based on a lot of your responses... She still thinks I am nuts even though her 4Runner gets the same treatment and she loves it. Whatever, she does the cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc. so it's a pretty damn good trade off as far as I am concerned.
     
  18. Dec 1, 2012 at 4:04 AM
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    "Take care of your equipment and your equipment will take care of you"! :cheers:
     
  19. Dec 1, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    ssmith29440

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    I go to the laser wash. Does a good job if my truck doesnt have a lot of mud on it. Get the wash,wax,rain x treatment,spot free rinse and jet blowers to dry.
     
  20. Dec 1, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    I wax every 4-6 months depending on what wax/sealant I use. Waxing weekly is a waste, unless you use low quality wax.
     
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