1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

KEEPING IT CLEAN IN THE WINTER

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Keith_Stone, Dec 7, 2017 at 3:04 AM.

  1. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:04 AM
    #1
    Keith_Stone

    Keith_Stone [OP] INFERNO-COMA OWNER

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2017
    Member:
    #235187
    Messages:
    21
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    IG: @KCUN_11
    CINCINNATI, OHIO
    Vehicle:
    2016 INFERNO-COMA 4X4 SPORT
    I'D APPRECIATE ANY IDEAS ON HOW TO KEEP MY INFERNO-COMA CLEAN DURING THE WINTERTIME SINCE MOST CAR WASHES WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO LOW TEMPS. BOTH INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR IDEAS WOULD BE APPRECIATED. MAYBE THERE ARE PRODUCTS OUT THERE TO HELP THAT I DO NOT KNOW ABOUT?
     
    ChadsPride likes this.
  2. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:12 AM
    #2
    EatSleepTacos

    EatSleepTacos South Texas OverAsphalting Association Treasurer

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Member:
    #151688
    Messages:
    19,419
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Randy
    Maryland
    Vehicle:
    2005 SR5 AC (Sold)2015 TRD Sport DCSB
    255/80r17 Cooper ST Maxx//5100+OME 884+2" AAL//Demello Offroad bumper//mobtown skids
    SOME OF THE LOCAL COIN OP PRESSURE WASHER STALLS ARE LIKELY USING HEATED WATER, SO YOU COULD CHECK THOSE OUT. THAT WAY AT LEAST THE EXTERIOR IS CLEAN.
     
    DrFunker, Matic and ChadsPride like this.
  3. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:22 AM
    #3
    Bluegrass Taco

    Bluegrass Taco Politically incorrect low tech redneck

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Member:
    #160391
    Messages:
    15,738
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bill
    Mt Washington Ky
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB, TRD OR, 5100's, 885's. 285/75r16 STT Pro's.

    Hit or miss proposition cleaning in winter...

    Local "quarter car wash" to me has heated water. That said, it still freezes when you pull out of the bay. Good way to freeze weather stripping to door frame. Power washing gets water into places it just doesn't need to be in sub-freezing temps. I have a heated garage. I've been known to pull the truck inside, heat it up over night, then wash with bucket and brush. That doesn't help much with underneath. (Where I prefer to keep salt washed off)

    I'm sorta OCD about keeping my truck clean. It gets dirty when the time is right, but stays clean the rest of the time. I despise working on dirty shit. That said, there's just times when you have to live with dirt. Washing does more harm than any possible good once it gets so cold.

    In a NICE way... Trying to help you avoid future issues.....Avoid cap lock. There are folks who will beat the snot out of you here for that.
     
    ChemDawg and ChadsPride like this.
  4. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:40 AM
    #4
    Keith_Stone

    Keith_Stone [OP] INFERNO-COMA OWNER

    Joined:
    Nov 6, 2017
    Member:
    #235187
    Messages:
    21
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    IG: @KCUN_11
    CINCINNATI, OHIO
    Vehicle:
    2016 INFERNO-COMA 4X4 SPORT
    THANKS FOR THE INPUT. DEF WOULD LIKE TO STEER CLEAR OF THE 'LOCKING/FREEZING' PROBLEMS. THATS MAINLY WHY I INQUIRED THIS THREAD. I AM A LITTLE OCD AS WELL WHEN I COMES TO KEEPING MY TRUCK CLEAN. WINTER IS TOUGHER TIME TO DO SO. JUST LOOKING FOR SOME HELP FROM ANY ANGLE. THANKS GUYS. KEEP EM COMING :cheers:
     
    ChadsPride likes this.
  5. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:41 AM
    #5
    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2009
    Member:
    #22436
    Messages:
    16,213
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rich
    Greenville,sc
    Vehicle:
    2002 TRD prerunner,SR5, doublecab
    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. TC UCA's OME Dakars with extra leaf in the rear. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate.
    PARK IT IN THE GARAGE FOR THE WINTER AND DRIVE A DIFFERENT VEHICLE.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:42 AM
    #6
    EatSleepTacos

    EatSleepTacos South Texas OverAsphalting Association Treasurer

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2015
    Member:
    #151688
    Messages:
    19,419
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Randy
    Maryland
    Vehicle:
    2005 SR5 AC (Sold)2015 TRD Sport DCSB
    255/80r17 Cooper ST Maxx//5100+OME 884+2" AAL//Demello Offroad bumper//mobtown skids
    THATS NOT A BAD IDEA.
     
    DrFunker, ChadsPride and Matic like this.
  7. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:45 AM
    #7
    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2009
    Member:
    #22436
    Messages:
    16,213
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rich
    Greenville,sc
    Vehicle:
    2002 TRD prerunner,SR5, doublecab
    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. TC UCA's OME Dakars with extra leaf in the rear. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate.
    THANK YOU. YOUR CAR WASH IDEA WAS SPOT ON, IF IN FACT YOU ONLY HAVE 1 VEHICLE. MAYBE VASALINE UP THE DOOR RUBBER SO IT DOESN'T FREEZE.
     
  8. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:46 AM
    #8
    ChadsPride

    ChadsPride Tacoma Owner & Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2014
    Member:
    #143119
    Messages:
    80,970
    Vehicle:
    Sponsored by TacomaWorld.com
  9. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:46 AM
    #9
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
    HAHAHAHA
     
    InfernoTonka, Matic and ChadsPride like this.
  10. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:47 AM
    #10
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
    SHHHH
    WE ARE TRYING TO HAVE A CONVERSATION.
     
    InfernoTonka and ChadsPride like this.
  11. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:48 AM
    #11
    Bluegrass Taco

    Bluegrass Taco Politically incorrect low tech redneck

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Member:
    #160391
    Messages:
    15,738
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bill
    Mt Washington Ky
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB, TRD OR, 5100's, 885's. 285/75r16 STT Pro's.
    OH WELL....I TRIED.
     
    InfernoTonka, ChadsPride and Matic like this.
  12. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:48 AM
    #12
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
    VASELINE ON RUBBER = NOT A GOOD IDEA.
     
    ChadsPride and Bluegrass Taco like this.
  13. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:49 AM
    #13
    ChadsPride

    ChadsPride Tacoma Owner & Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2014
    Member:
    #143119
    Messages:
    80,970
    Vehicle:
    Sponsored by TacomaWorld.com
     
  14. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:50 AM
    #14
    Matic

    Matic Locked and Lifted "02" DC TRD.

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2009
    Member:
    #22436
    Messages:
    16,213
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Rich
    Greenville,sc
    Vehicle:
    2002 TRD prerunner,SR5, doublecab
    OME 881 coils with OME nitrochargers shocks up front. TC UCA's OME Dakars with extra leaf in the rear. Warn 8000 winch with 80ft custom braided synth line. Custom 60ft synth extension. All pro tube bumper, Hi-lift jack, Safari Snorkel, Wilco tiregate.
    WHY IS THAT? WHAT WOULD YOU RECOMMEND, ALTHOUGH I WASH MY TRUCK ALL THE TIME IN THE WINTER AND THE RUBBER HAS NEVER FROZE?
     
  15. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:51 AM
    #15
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
    VASELINE WILL DISSOLVE THE RUBBER. MAYBE JUST STICK WITH 303? SHOULD WORK TOO. OR SILICONE?
     
    Matic and ChadsPride like this.
  16. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:52 AM
    #16
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
  17. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:52 AM
    #17
    ChadsPride

    ChadsPride Tacoma Owner & Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2014
    Member:
    #143119
    Messages:
    80,970
    Vehicle:
    Sponsored by TacomaWorld.com
    SO MUCH THIS!!!! ^^^^^^^^^^ !​
     
    Matic and DrFunker like this.
  18. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:52 AM
    #18
    DrFunker

    DrFunker Prisoner of the "little people" circus.

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2014
    Member:
    #122158
    Messages:
    25,875
    First Name:
    Doc
    Vehicle:
    Tacoma
    yup
    :fistbump:!
     
    ChadsPride likes this.
  19. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:52 AM
    #19
    ChadsPride

    ChadsPride Tacoma Owner & Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2014
    Member:
    #143119
    Messages:
    80,970
    Vehicle:
    Sponsored by TacomaWorld.com


    :p!​
     
    DrFunker likes this.
  20. Dec 7, 2017 at 3:53 AM
    #20
    Bluegrass Taco

    Bluegrass Taco Politically incorrect low tech redneck

    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2015
    Member:
    #160391
    Messages:
    15,738
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Bill
    Mt Washington Ky
    Vehicle:
    2011 DCSB, TRD OR, 5100's, 885's. 285/75r16 STT Pro's.

    You live in South Carolina too!

    Never had a problem with any of my Tacoma's. but ripped the drivers door weather strip off a Dodge 2500 about 5 years ago. It happens. Sux when it does...
     
    Matic and ChadsPride like this.

Products Discussed in

To Top