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Orange Peel

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by TacoEnthusiast, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:40 AM
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    TacoEnthusiast

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    This has probably already been asked a million times but I looked through 20 pages and couldn't find anything. I have an '05 Taco and the bottom 6 inches around the entire body has an orange peel texture in the paint. I googled it and it looks like it is normal, something about a protective coating, but I thought I would ask people I knew were knowledgable.
     
  2. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    extra paint
     
  3. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:46 AM
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    beastlytaco

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

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    its a coating of somesort to protect i beleive thats what its there for
     
  4. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:48 AM
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    dud122

    dud122 rabble rabble rabble

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    it helps protect better against dings, salt... etc.
     
  5. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:51 AM
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    Arcanite09

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    Yup it is. Its armor!!
     
  6. Aug 17, 2009 at 11:51 AM
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    beastlytaco

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

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    yeah. ARMOR. you could say that ;)
     
  7. Aug 17, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    Glad to hear it. Was having a lot of sleepless nights thinking I was going to have to sand and repaint half my truck after I just bought it.
     
  8. Aug 17, 2009 at 12:28 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Nothing wrong w/ the paint. Check out just about any Toyota and you'll see the same texture around the bottom of the vehicle. I had it on my 2003 Lexus IS300 before I sold it, too.
     
  9. Aug 17, 2009 at 12:51 PM
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    the coating is called stone or rockguard.it is put on by toyota at the factory to prevent the payint from peeling or chipping. it is a great feature. look at rangers and gm products and you wil see what happens after a few years without it
     
  10. Aug 17, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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    XBrown

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    Both my 99 and 04 Tacoma's had it. And my 2000 4Runner.
     
  12. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    yep...............thats correct X2
     
  13. Aug 19, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    x2. its like paintable undercoating.its meant to be there. no worries
     
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