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Old 12-20-2007
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yea.....kinda. Water fills into that center dip...and effin' stays there. lol. Only took me 4 years to realize this. lol.
You're quick I watch it every time it rains and whenever there is enough due to acumilate. Then when you slow down and the water runs forward and you hit the gas at just the right time the water will fly back and hit the windshield.
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Never waxed my truck....weather is not good enough here. I have though, waxed my tailgate for the first time about a month ago, lol.

not 1 sunny day out of the year? you would be surprised how much better that deep wedgewood blue looks waxed
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I know i know.....I actually was going to completely wax it thatday i did my tailgate. But then it started raining like nuts....and it's pretty much been raining ever since. I really do need to start taking care of it visually.
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i didn't know that, but of course ive got my eyes on the road in stead of my hood
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I know i know.....I actually was going to completely wax it thatday i did my tailgate. But then it started raining like nuts....and it's pretty much been raining ever since. I really do need to start taking care of it visually.

Yep, Im with you there.. a bit well north of you (Right near Vancouver/Portland here) and the weather just doesnt permit s to wax it right really.. rain rain rain, has been raining nonstop for a long while now. I guess the good news is.. I'm 5 minutes away from a good wheeling spot with over a foot in snow.. right up the backroads on the other side of the mountain =)
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The most significant thing about them to me was:

1. They're real heavy -- at least my old fiberglass one was.
2. They obstruct the view slightly over the fender on the passenger side from the drivers position.

I got rid of mine and good riddance: traded it for an aluminum hood from a 2000.
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Old 12-23-2007
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u should wax your truck once in a while even though we're having sh***y weather here in the PNW. it helps protect your paint. even the cheap and easy wax wipes helps out.

hey michael do you have any pics where u go wheeling thats 5 minutes away?
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to all those who are actually still stopping by this thread.......

what is a good/not too expensive wax to use?? I know i've got Turtle that i use on my chevy...but nothing can help that paint job. pos. lol. I just didn't want to make a new thread.
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I use Meguiers... when I wax my Ranger. The Bronco doesn't have a clearcoat so I don't bother waxing it.

Never noticed the water on the Powerdome, now I have something to keep me entertained!
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Thats funny how many people dont notice that.
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Maybe if I owned a Corvette or a Mustang Cobra I would wax it... but mine is a beat on Ford Ranger...
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Old 12-23-2007
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yea.....kinda. Water fills into that center dip...and effin' stays there. lol. Only took me 4 years to realize this. lol.
I noticed it 2 weeks ago. I love my powerdome puddle hood. I use the water as a G-Force meter now lol.

AS for wax meguiars NXT waxes.
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