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Wrinkly paint on MGM '09's?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Whitster, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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    Whitster

    Whitster [OP] Well-Known Member

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    While washing down my '09 AC I noticed what appears to be a horizontal band of 'wrinkling' in the MGM paint about 5" up from the bottom of the doors and all along the lowers...on both sides. Kind of appears the sprayer wasn't spraying, but spitting. The wrinkled band, itself, is about 3" wide. Seemed worse on passenger side. Very 'un-Toyota' like.

    I'm not talking about the orange-peel finish like on the fender flares, these wrinkles are on the painted surface.

    Anyone else?

    Whit
     
  2. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM
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    matts11

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    This is there for stone chips and rust prevention.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    It's on all Tacomas. It's a chip resistant coating.
     
  4. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:58 AM
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    ^ What they said.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2012 at 12:10 PM
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    Humm, never suspected that, live and learn. I'm sure y'all are right.
    Wonder why they didn't use film? Probably cheaper somehow.

    Whit
     
  6. Jan 31, 2012 at 12:30 PM
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    protective film fades paint
     
  7. Jan 31, 2012 at 12:59 PM
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    I was gonna say orange peel, but then you said its on the bottom.
     
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