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water spots on my black taco help!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by arktacoma, May 19, 2011.

  1. May 19, 2011 at 6:28 PM
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    arktacoma

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    hey guys i have some water spots on my black beauty which looks great til you get right up on it. So what do i do to get these off my truck please help? anything?
     
  2. May 19, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    mnudo200827

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    i polished mine with a buffer and they came out. just make sure to keep wax on it and the water spots wont stick to the paint
     
  3. May 19, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    skistoy

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    looks great when nice and shinny!
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    Take a clay bar to it then a good waxin.
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    wash when its not too sunny/hot out, and immediately dry with a rag... on hot days i used to pull my old car into the garage right after washing it, Also windex works nice to remove them:eek:
     
  6. May 19, 2011 at 6:46 PM
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    option 1: wash it in the shade and run a clean towel (not shammy) over it when done

    option 2: paint it silver or white :)
     
  7. May 19, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    Windex=bad idea
     
  8. May 19, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    i think i did make the mistake once or twice of it being to sunny out to wash just couldnt help it i love that truck and yes looks great when shiney huh.lol. i guess i will try a good wash and then a good wax . hope it works either way no one will know unless they are really really lookin up close and if they are that close i will say move back from the taco!!hahaha thanks guys...
     
  9. May 19, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    mother's 3 stage wax.
     
  10. May 19, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    First try a 50:50 mix of vineger and water, that should remove most if not all waterspots. If that dosent work, consider polishing or a cleaner wax.
     
  11. May 19, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    so wax should do the trick?or..
     
  12. May 19, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    Wax - No
    Polish - Yes

    Or you can try what I suggested in my post above.
     
  13. May 19, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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  14. May 19, 2011 at 7:34 PM
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    Vinger n water. Try a little spot i dare ya...
     
  15. May 19, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    totally
     
  16. May 19, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    Black vehicle=dirty vehicle. If you own one that you cannot afford to wash daily you just have to get used to it.

    This isn't hate either I love the look of a clean black vehicle, they just don't stay that way :(
     
  17. May 19, 2011 at 10:38 PM
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    Most windex have ammonia. Not good for the clear coat. Also bad if your trying to clean windows that have tint.

    The only time ive tried vineger was to get hard water spots off of glass. But before polishing he has to run a claybar.

    yup you'll learn the spots where dirt likes builds up when you own a black car.
     
  19. May 20, 2011 at 12:58 AM
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    mothers color restoration polish. did mine today, never seen such a difference. thoroughly pleased
     
  20. May 20, 2011 at 1:44 AM
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    Really?

    Distilled water to rinse it off. Don't let the water "dry" on it - make sure you wipe the entire car while it's off.

    Or, you know, just wipe the water spot off when it dries.:rolleyes:
     
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