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Rust!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO, Mar 31, 2010.

  1. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    ok Ive had my 2010 TRD DC for a little less than 2 months now, Today I washed and detailed it, while drying it off with my towel i noticed a bunch of little rust spots like freckles on the rear bumper on the chrome, it was only on the passenger side though and theres no way for it to be hit with rocks to chip away the chrome... has anyone else noticed this on theirs?
     
  2. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    That sux man... I'll be paying close attention now.
    was thinking about an undercoat... I think you just made up my mind.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    darcivic00si

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    My bumper is fine and it's an 07. Have you tried some wax or chrome polish just to see if maybe it'll come off?
     
  4. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    I've heard this before...take it back to Yota and be like wtf!?!?!?!...they'll replace it if you kick up enough fuss
     
  5. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    yep i think ill be coating mine this weekend, ill have to talk to the dealer about the bumper...
     
  6. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    cool thanks
     
  7. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:54 PM
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    I would go back to the dealer. This has been hashed over in at least two threads and Toyota has acknowledged there is an issue with the chrome bumpers.

    I'm sure they'll work it out with ya.
     
  8. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    I've seen a thread in the past where someone found rust on their chrome bumper. Never heard anyone having issues with a sport bumper though.
     
  9. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    Same. My 07 doesn't have one spot of rust.

    X2. It's a new freakin truck! That's unacceptable.
     
  10. Mar 31, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    I have the same thing on 09... you have to go pretty up close to see it but it's there. I tried using some crome polish and it helps a little but not much. I might mention it next time I take it to the dealer. I can't imagine it costing too much to replace though.
     
  11. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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  12. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    dude if we had Patton in Afghanistan, it would be a parking lot already, which would be perfectly fine by me! any REAL American should own "Patton" I have it on BluRay and DVD, its funny cause im actually waiting on my History Channel Box set right now...
     
  13. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    BCT , that thread link help you out ?

    OZ
     
  14. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    yes it did! thanks a lot man, i figure tomorrow i will try some polish and if that doesnt do ima go raise some hell at the dealership!
     
  15. Mar 31, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Glad I could help , good luck

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  16. Apr 1, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    I got a new bumper, but it's not shiny, it's like a "matte" chrome. But only near the license plate. Weird. Oh well, dull chrome is better than rusty chrome....
     
  17. Apr 1, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    How did you get a new bumper? Did Toyota replace it for free? If not, how much did that cost you? My bumper's rust is minor but it pisses me off.
     
  18. Apr 1, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    Make sure it is not some sort of crap from what they put out on the roads to help with ice.

    My truck and my wife's car are white and had these funky rust colored spots on them I saw while washing. They came off after a couple of washes and I am pretty sure it was not rust but just some sort of de-icer crap.
     
  19. Apr 1, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    i tried to get pics of mine today. its a 2010 and i have rust spots on mine also.
     
  20. Apr 1, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    Toyota is obligated to replace rusty shit for the first 5 years or so. They're actually pretty good about it. And rust on a 1 year old vehicle is not minor.
     
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