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NEW TRUCK UNDERCOATING

Discussion in 'New Members' started by OldHacker, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Dec 17, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    OldHacker

    OldHacker [OP] New Member

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    I just sold back my 1999 SR5 to Toyota which was in mint condition and 103000 miles because of the frame rust for a very generous price, and ordered a 2012 extended cab with the SR5 pkg. When I bought the 99 new, I had it undercoated. My question is, should I have it undercoated also. I intend to keep this truck for more than 12 years. My 1999 was the most dependable and trouble free vehicle I ever had.
     
  2. Dec 17, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    OffroadToy

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    Did you have the dealership do the undercoating? If it's the spray-on rubberized stuff the trouble with that type is you can't see what's going on underneth. Water gets under through cracks and holes you have no idea of the damage going on. You might look into a different type of protection...google Fluid Film.
     
  3. Dec 17, 2011 at 10:48 AM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 42 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    OffroadToy makes a great point.

    I have used fluid film for years with very good results. My wife's jeep looks great after 5 years up here and i respray every year. I just did my new Truck also. The thing i like about it is there is less chance of plugging drains with FF.
    Do a search here. It's been discussed before. AND it's cheap insurance.
     
  4. Dec 17, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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    KenLyns

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    That undergoating didn't do you much good, did it?
     
  5. Dec 17, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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