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The one reason I hate detailing my truck is...

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Kavik, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:31 AM
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    Kavik

    Kavik [OP] Kavik

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    I find all sorts of new scratches and chips... bothers the hell out of me. Just finished doing my truck and found a couple more scratches and what looks to be a decent size chip on the lower driver side door.I think every time I detail my truck I find at least a couple things. Anyone else get bothered by this after spending all the time to clean there truck?
     
  2. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:40 AM
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    neonlazer

    neonlazer Mechanically Goofy

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    #1 I have to wear my sunglasses while washing it on a sunny day.
     
  3. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:43 AM
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    AWorthyOpponent

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    That's cause you gotta have the "hater blockers" on when you're outside with the Tacoma...clean Tacoma's make all the haters hate...
     
  4. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:46 AM
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    OffroadToy

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    Detailing gives me a chance to find and fix the problems before they get worse.
     
  5. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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    Seabass

    Seabass Chrome won't get you home

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    You don't really care, do you.
    I hate it because it takes too damn long.
     
  6. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:51 AM
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    Pugga

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    Don't wash the truck in the sun? :notsure:

    I can't wash mine in the sun, it dries too quickly and leaves waterspots.

    Worst part about detailing the truck, the sore shoulder the next day (no power buffers for me)...
     
  7. Mar 26, 2012 at 9:57 AM
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    watchdog

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    Part of life. I park my truck away from everybody and i still end up with marks in my doors.
     
  8. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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    Kavik

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    Same thing happens to me, when I park at work I am a good 20 parking spaces from other cars and I still find some marks.

    I agree with you there, I have been able to fix quite a few right after I notice them but some are not quite that easy to fix.
     
  9. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:13 AM
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    Brunes

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    This is why I rarely wash mine...Just to knock the big chunks off.
     
  10. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:16 AM
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    AzogSS

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    Good looking truck OP, would look good with the EVO mod on the front.
     
  11. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:17 AM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    its a truck and youre complaining about scratches?
     
  12. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:37 AM
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    Well yeah, it is a street truck, Its gotta look nice and clean.

    Thanks! What is the EVO mod?
     
  13. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:41 AM
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    i hate that as well, but such is life
     
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    Because it rains here the next day :goingcrazy:

    Washed yesterday,rained today. :mad:
     
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    When I detail my truck I usually spend no less than 6+ hours detailing the inside and outside. Sore shoulder the next day is usual, the finding of scratches and chips is also usual, both are frustrating but the fucking worst is right after I get done detailing my truck for 6+ hours is when either a sibling or friend or whatever spills something, or gets into my truck with muddy/dirty ass feet...
     
  19. Mar 26, 2012 at 10:59 AM
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    If the scratches are light and not past the clear coat buff them out with a nice rubbing compound I use turtle wax rubbing compound and it does a good job getting most scuffs and light scratches out.
     
  20. Mar 26, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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    mcdowell

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    Love detailing mine. Took it throught the woods a few weeks back and have scratches on my mirrors. Anyway to rub those out?
     
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