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how to deal with paint oxidation.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by bobwilson1977, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I went out and waxed my truck yesterday. Still looks pretty good for being almost 14 years old. But the roof is now starting to fade and show signs of oxidation. I was thinking that a good buff with buffing compound might solve the problem. Anyone tried other stuff that works well?
     
  2. humanoid

    humanoid bite me

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    I think your clearcoat may be gone, hard to tell without pics, but that would be my guess. If your clear coat is gone there may not be much you can do then.
     
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  4. bobwilson1977

    bobwilson1977 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was afraid that might be the case. It isn't that noticeable since its a light brown color. Hopefully by the time it gets super bad, I will have bought a newer one.
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Staff Member

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    Does it look like this?
     
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