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When To Wax

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by newphoto, May 8, 2012.

  1. May 8, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    newphoto

    newphoto [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Had my new Taco a week now. Do these trucks come with any kind of paint sealant or wax from the factory? Any ideas when I should break out the Meguire's Gold and give it a coat?
     
  2. May 8, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  3. May 8, 2012 at 1:21 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    No sealant or wax from the factory. The dealer maybe, but I would strip it all off with Dawn, claybar, polish, and then wax.
     
  4. May 8, 2012 at 1:38 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    ^^ true dat.

    New from the factory = wax as soon as you're ready :cool:
     
  5. May 8, 2012 at 2:56 PM
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    Enzo

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    Isint there a detailing forum on this site?
     
  6. May 8, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    SplitDecision

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    C'mon Enzo 500+ posts you should know by now EVERYTHING goes in the 2nd gen zone. :p
     
  7. May 8, 2012 at 4:19 PM
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    newphoto

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    Sorry Enzo and Splitdecision for posting here and upsetting you. From now on my questions will go in the proper thread, or maybe I'll just stop posting altogether!
     
  8. May 8, 2012 at 4:30 PM
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    HonoluluTaco

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    Relax they were joking between each other, there is a detailing section, but no harm no foul, I'm new too.
    Anyway I get mine detailed every year and they put an aftermarket sealant on it after buffing it. I have an 2007 with 55k which looks almost brand new, As a matter of fact I just sold it for $22,500 at lunch today. I bought a 2010 OffRoad with 26k for $26,000 to replace it, and as soon as it gets here its getting a full detail with sealant.
    Its called Vitreo Paint sealant here's the product description (The latest in polymeric technology to bring you the most advanced surface coating on the market today. Protecting surfaces from damaging UV rays of the sun, acid rain and other air and water borne contaminants. At least three times the last of any cleaner wax. Don’t wax... VITRIFY!)
    I don't know if there are better products, but this one has kept my paint like new.
    What color did you get? Any mods yet?
     
  9. May 8, 2012 at 4:31 PM
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    SplitDecision

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    Don't sweat it colin, just busting stumps. Don't take the internet seriously :D Congratulations on the new truck!
     
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