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what first????

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tjgraner09, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:27 PM
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    tjgraner09

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    Alright guys, I just got my sockmonkey decals today and yesterday i bought a clay bar. Should i clay bar and buff before i put the decals on or the other way around???
     
  2. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    claybar first. why put stickers on dirty or old dead paint?
     
  3. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    i know i know dumb ? but just making sure =)
     
  4. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    getting there....
    i would wash the areas you are putting the stickers with dawn dish soap, then use a lil soapy water to apply them.....the dawn will remove any old wax residue or oils.
     
  5. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:42 PM
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    yeah i plan on working on the truck all day sunday getting up in the morning. Claybar it, then wash, then buff, then vacuum, then finally decals =) should be a good day
     
  6. Jan 7, 2009 at 3:43 PM
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    Nope. Dumb would be NOT asking first!
     
  7. Jan 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    very true!!!

    just a heads up...............you may wanna put the decals on before you wax/buff, cause if you do it after you have waxed the truck....the decals arent gonna stick.
     
  8. Jan 7, 2009 at 4:13 PM
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    so should i clay bar then put the decals on then buff it???
     
  9. Jan 7, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    yep....thats how i would do it, cause the truck will be totally clean after the clay bar treatment. let the decals set up for a little while before you wax and buff those areas.
     
  10. Jan 7, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    alright sounds good
     
  11. Jan 7, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    have fun -- post pics when done! :D
     
  12. Jan 7, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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    hell yeah man i cant wait hope they look sick on my truck
     
  13. Jan 7, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    which ones did ya order?
     
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