SamCarroll

Faux Runner
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Had this one come to me in pretty rough shape. Wanted a polish, interior cleaning.

Strip Wash
Clay
AIO polish
Sealant
PERL tire dressing
Under Carriage spray
In N Out spray for plastics

On to the pics!

Before:

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After:

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It was a nice turn around. I fixed my SLR so these were all from my phone because my battery is dead on the camera. No interior shots as it was just a typical vacuum and wipe down.
 

Silver04

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Might have to pick one up. Main thing I like is that it has a handle. I've drop my pads dozens of time because they slip out of my hand.
 

SamCarroll

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its cheap enough to not hurt you if you didnt like it in the end. I liked the handle as well. Not as sudsy with the wedge as the pad/mitt but the soap is working, dont need show suds.
 

THE Mook

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Camera work! That had to be a great feeling! Nice and probably quick turnaround on this. Seems like this is a very rewarding type of detail.

Awesome!
 

a-fuso

GMC Owner
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Is it just me, or is the paint on tacoma's really shitty, seems like most I see look like that one with really dull paint?

Either way very nice job on restoring the little truck.
 

SamCarroll

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Is it just me, or is the paint on tacoma's really shitty, seems like most I see look like that one with really dull paint?

Either way very nice job on restoring the little truck.

depends on the color, the white is a single stage so people neglect it and they oxidize fast. This one was previously an old guys truck that sat outside never washed. Probably was never waxed ever.
 

a-fuso

GMC Owner
Mar 28, 2012
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depends on the color, the white is a single stage so people neglect it and they oxidize fast. This one was previously an old guys truck that sat outside never washed. Probably was never waxed ever.

I saw a black one a while back that was all oxidized, looked like a single stage too...