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Irratating

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Hollywood22, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    Hollywood22

    Hollywood22 [OP] Wranglin the Badger

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    My truck has less than 500km on it and some jack ass that has sat in my passenger seat has put two large scratches on the inside of the door just below the window. In any used car/truck no one would even notice it. However, the fact that the people who have sat in it (my friends and family) know that it is brand new should have been a little more careful. All that I can say is, it is very irratating at the very least.

    Sorry to all that had to endure this post and hear me bitch. Just pisses me off.
     
  2. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    Jester243

    Jester243 mod status????

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    Yeah, there is one on my passenger door, I pointed it out to my wife ONCE. The look I received said "Shut up Dan" so I did. I told her later it was no big deal, I'll just buy new panels :devil:
     
  3. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Rtrn2taco

    Rtrn2taco Nostalgia...

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    yep, same here only it looks like my girlfriend wanted to do the job right and put about ten scratches in a 3'' area. After many warnings it was still destined to happen at some point.
     
  4. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    nad

    nad mmmm tacos!

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    yeah my truck is the same way, i think its just the plastic they used scratches really easily
     
  5. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    luk8272

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    I'm lucky, my girl has only put a slight scrath on my glove box door with her purse. It was handled in such a way that she won't scratch anything again.
     
  6. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    Padilla1880

    Padilla1880 "Let's Ride!"

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    That stuff is bound to happen and it sucks when it does. Sadly can't stay new forever.
     
  7. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    Griztaco

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    All new cars will always get scratches. Thus, don't let it bother you
     
  8. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    Jester243

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  9. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:06 PM
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    luk8272

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    ^ Not quite. :D
     
  10. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    Under the 'can't stay new forever', my quote for a new windshield on my 09' after a nickle sized rock chipped and cracked my windshield;

    Aftermarket price installed; $187.00 + 8.75% NYS sales tax.
    OEM installed (not by dealer); $1054.00 + 8.75% NYS sales tax.

    Neat...
     
  11. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Brunes

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    Yeah....It's wild to see the differences in glass...That OEM glass used to be worth it...not so much any more.

    On another note- and heat gun and some rubbing may help mkae that scratch less noticeable...or go with the new panels plan...
     
  12. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    vasoline works very well on interior scratches. jsut dab it on and smear it in
     
  13. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    And works well on other things too. :devil: :anonymous:
     
  14. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    well, um * cough* yeah
     
  15. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    MiikeyD

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    irritating .. sucks when people are careless about your personal stuff. start messing with their stuff
     
  16. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    Jester243

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    Hello new signature :laugh:
     
  17. Jul 30, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    Veccster

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    I did it playing around with the wires behind my headunit. I let it dangle there for a few minutes while I tapped into a wire. When I lifted the HU back into it's housing, I smacked myself for not protecting the dash below the air controls. It is ALL scratched up. I need to try the vasoline trick because I have heard that works.
     
  18. Jul 30, 2009 at 3:18 PM
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    Hollywood22

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    Thanks guys...I needed to vent...I will try the vasoline trick...let you know how it works.
     
  19. Jul 30, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    Yeah I feel yah!! I think I was a little bit to careful with my truck though when I first bought it. I've mellowed out quite a bit though so...:cool:
     
  20. Jul 30, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    Hollywood22

    Hollywood22 [OP] Wranglin the Badger

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    Ya I hear ya...I knew that I would be super anal about it when I first got it...I will mellow out soon...I hope....cheers
     
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