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Tacoma = Bug Collector

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by NumNutz, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. Aug 26, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    It seems like my tacoma just collects bugs. Do I just drive too fast or is the design of the truck just high profile?

    And does that bug deflector really help with that?
     
  2. Aug 26, 2008 at 6:18 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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    the bug deflector only helps marginally........and it mainly protects the hood edge anyway. i always had them for looks........bugs still hit the windshield like hell.:D
     
  3. Aug 26, 2008 at 7:52 PM
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    Brunes

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    I should gotten a deflector- My hood has chips in it already...3K miles and barely 3 months old...
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    Use a good cleaner/wax or some clay bar to get them off...They make precut sheets of clear vinyl to protect the truck from them in the future....
     
  4. Aug 27, 2008 at 1:18 AM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Get the deflector now & the chips will disappear. :D
     
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