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Washed my Taco today!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by 01YotaTaco, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    3.5 inch Revtek lift, Moto metal 951 rims, 33 inch Cooper STT Tires, System with screen 2 10" JL Audio W3V3s and kenwood component speakers.
    Pink wax and some mothers carwash soap! Gotta love the pink wax. you can use it on ANYTHING! windows, chrome, paint, even the black parts that you try to avoid with wax.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Pink wax?
     
  3. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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  4. fireman_343

    fireman_343 Ultimate TRD

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    Nice looking DC!
     
  5. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thank ya sir.
     
  6. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Didnt have a claybar kit and didnt want to buy one.
     
  7. w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Looks like you did a great job. Are those headlights starting to turn foggy?
     
  8. Taco-NB

    Taco-NB MMMMM Taco's

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    Washed mine today too! It's been sitting in my driveway for 4 weeks while I've been on holidays.

    I really like your wheels and tires man!!!

    Cheers.
     
  9. Toyota Truck

    Toyota Truck Well-Known Member

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    Looks good, but I'll stick with my meguiar's
     
  10. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks and YES! i have tried both Miguires and Mothers headlight restoration kits. Both work for a few weeks or so but nothing that lasts long enough. any tips?
     
  11. 01YotaTaco

    01YotaTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks im hoping to get some new tires within a year or so. got about 10k left on em and im lookin to get those new BFG's
     
  12. w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    No sorry. If it were me I'd probably look for used ones or price some new ones (aftermarket or OEM-if available).
     
  13. 96er

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    Make sure those restoration kits include abraisives. If they do, then your results will be permanent. You could also wetsand and polish your headlights they will come out like new.
     
  14. Madjik_Man

    Madjik_Man The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    About 25 pounds of spray paint and vinyl dye
    The 3M kit I used was awesome.

    And then I just make sure I apply 303 protectant every week to the headlights regardless if I washed the truck.
     
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    For the cost of doing a few headlight restore kits I got new headlights off eBay.
     
  16. Taco-NB

    Taco-NB MMMMM Taco's

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    The wheels are Moto Metal 950's right?

    What kind of tires are on it in the picture?

    Cheers.
     
  17. chaztoyo

    chaztoyo Well-Known Member

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    Looking good. I just washed mine today.
    It's amazing how quickly the bug splatters add up.
     
  18. Idrivetoys

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    ebay, new headlights all together
     
  19. HondaGM

    HondaGM Roll Tide

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    [​IMG]
     
  20. mrdinh

    mrdinh Active Member

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    cool...i had mine for almost 2weeks...haven't washed it yet...see signs of spots...waiting for the rain storm to past by the next day or two..then wash my red taco!
     
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