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Keeping the bed shiny / clean?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by brianr, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. Oct 28, 2008 at 3:13 AM
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    brianr

    brianr [OP] go shit in your hat

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    I don't have the luxury of a garage.

    Being Phoenix, AZ. is the worst dustbowl ever, my bed is always filthy. I'm afraid someone (g/f) will sit back there and track dirt onto my seats.

    I have been experimenting with polywipe in the bed, and on the bed mat.

    Does anyone have anything in particular you like to use, or anything you do to keep that bed shiny, and grease free? ( no ArmorAll for me)
     
  2. Oct 28, 2008 at 3:53 AM
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    You're probably better off getting a tonneau cover to keep the bed clean.

    Soft tonneau covers are nice that you can fold/roll them up and/or remove them when you need to use the bed. I have a soft folding version. Personally, it's easier to clean the top of a dusty tonneau cover than it would be to clean the entire bed surface.

    I also have seat covers to prevent dirt on my seats. I have a 'filthy' kinda job and need the seat covers.
     
  3. Oct 28, 2008 at 5:35 AM
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    YES!!
    X2 Tonneau covers are a good alternative in keeping your bed clean. If you want to keep you bed looking good, try Aerospace 303. It's non greasy and works great!!
     
  4. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:06 AM
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    X3 I agree all above. The Tonneau covers are good & Aerospace 303 dose work, make it look nice and clean.
     
  5. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:09 AM
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    It'll look clean for like a day if the dust is that bad. You need to cover the bed to escape the dust. Or you'll be wiping down your pick up truck bed daily...and that just sounds kinda silly IMHO.

    Pick up a decent soft cover for like 350-400...or go a hard cover or whatever.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2008 at 8:14 AM
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    A cover will work great to help keep it clean unless you drive dirt/dusty roads daily....I drive about 80 miles or more per day on dirt roads and I still get quite a bit of dust but it rinses right out!
     
  7. Feb 26, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    My bed is starting to fade. I just tossed on a cover for the winter but with my supermoto bike in the spring/ summer/ fall... the cover will be off most of the time. Will this Aerospace 303 bring back the black?
     
  8. Feb 26, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    since first posting this, I've come be part of the Aero303 following.

    I have used it in my bed, after a great scrub with some dish detergent.
     
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