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How Often do you wash

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by twfsa, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Jul 27, 2012 at 4:34 PM
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    SpruceTaco

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    What was the question?
     
  2. Jul 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    wesrunner

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  3. Jul 27, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    newertoy

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    Every time it RAINS--no wiping required.
    She can wash mine -ANYTIME.
     
  4. Jul 27, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    STLharry

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    Real work trucks don't get washed.

    I'll spray the underside of mine after wheeling and in the winter for salt removal but it never gets an 'official' wash.
     
  5. Jul 27, 2012 at 7:30 PM
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    Streetsurfz727

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    I wash mine when when I don't feel working in the yard,, for some reason every time I wash, it rains.....never fails.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    SOSHeloPilot

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    Finally, got my "first 4x4" in a Tacoma. Barcelona Red w/ JBL & Entune - Then traded it in on a Ridgeline.
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    Hose it off 2 or 3 times a week ... and wash it maybe every 2 weeks.
    .
     
  7. Jul 27, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    dorkmagus

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    I haven't washed mine since I bought it...almost a year ago. Well, I've sprayed it off but that's it.
     
  8. Jul 27, 2012 at 8:28 PM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    Hmmm. I'd like to wash her.:eek:







    Anyways, I usually wash my truck every 3 weeks or so, or when I have time. The wifey always gives me shit. "You just washed it!" Yea, Yea Yea.:rolleyes:

    Any of you guys have the same problem??
     
  9. Jul 27, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    austinramsay

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    Once or twice a week ;p
     
  10. Jul 27, 2012 at 8:34 PM
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    worthywads

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    We used to have to eat a mile, the ladies are getting easier.

    Mine gets washed twice a year if I'm good about it.
     
  11. Jul 28, 2012 at 5:46 AM
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    Tacomanater

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    Once a week, sometimes even more...and no, the wife knows not to interfere.
     
  12. Jul 28, 2012 at 5:58 AM
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    twfsa

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    Thats why I posted this stupid thread!
     
  13. Jul 28, 2012 at 9:23 AM
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    MRBOND101

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    My OCD takes over I have wash mine every thursday. Ita a win win cause I can alsolook good when driving to work on friday! :D
     
  14. Jul 28, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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    Tacomadude89

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    Once or twice a month depending upon how much rain we get which makes it dirty the quickest.
     
  15. Jul 28, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    Ninja

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    From October til June...monthly.

    July, August and September the day after the monsoon rains or haboobs...with is weekly so far this year.
     
  16. Jul 28, 2012 at 5:04 PM
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    toytaco11

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    Tired of the dust here, but like you I also use my handy dandy California Duster all the time, it works great.
     
  17. Jul 29, 2012 at 1:02 AM
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    DarkShark

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    I got rid of the wife for good recently so I dont have to listen to the :censored: anymore lol.
     
  18. Jul 29, 2012 at 2:08 AM
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    Ryan DCFS

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    Just bought the truck in April... Washed every two weeks... Trying to get in the habit of waxing every month and clay bar every 3 months.
     
  19. Jul 30, 2012 at 7:02 AM
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    Hoyle

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    Hardly ever, I hose it down to get the windshield clean. But like the dog, those both belong outside!
     
  20. Jul 31, 2012 at 4:48 AM
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    magog45

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    5100's all around, 2 inch lift, polyurethane body mounts, gibson exhaust, variation of the deckplate mod, intake resonators removed
    I only wash mine regular in the winter to get the copious amounts of salt off that they like to pour on the roads here. Your assistant would be welcome to wash it everyday.
     
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