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Old 05-22-2010
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Finally got around to washing and waxing.

Well I finally got around to washing and waxing the truck two days ago. So I thought I'd take a few before and after photos.

Photo #1 Dirty



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And for the after photos, the clean ones.

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Photo #2 wax shot


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Nice... sweet tractor
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Thanks Chris.
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goo gone thoose damn #s off
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Those wheels look amazing when they're cleaned up and all shiney.
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Yeah take those numbers off and paint the drums blue. I never understood why people paint stock calipers different colors to make them look like high end ones, none the less why people paint drums. Are those supposed to look like some kind of high performance drums or something?
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Yeah take those numbers off and paint the drums blue. I never understood why people paint stock calipers different colors to make them look like high end ones, none the less why people paint drums. Are those supposed to look like some kind of high performance drums or something?
Looks a lot better than rust....
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I'll stick to flat black spray paint
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Same here. My drums are black and my calipers are silver. Looks stock.
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lol my drums are black and calipers are yellow haha idk why i picked yellow but i did!
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Nothing wrong with painted drums. Its his truck. I think it looks great!
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goo gone thoose damn #s off
I'v tried goo gone it doesn't work.


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Those wheels look amazing when they're cleaned up and all shiney.
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Nothing wrong with painted drums. Its his truck. I think it looks great!
Thanks David I painted them because i wanted them to match the truck..
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have u tried wd 40
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truk lewkz gud. not a fan of the blue drums and calipers but to each his own.
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so did it used to be a fleet truck or whats with the numbers? that would drive me nuts
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i got some med cut cleaner it would bring em numbers off
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truk lewkz gud. not a fan of the blue drums and calipers but to each his own.
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so did it used to be a fleet truck or whats with the numbers? that would drive me nuts
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i got some med cut cleaner it would bring em numbers off
So get ur *** down to Greenville and we'll get it off.
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What's up with the dried wax looking swirl marks that take up half the panel?
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who knows? Fun fact, this truck has over 200k on it
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What's up with the dried wax looking swirl marks that take up half the panel?
To show you that I waxed the truck


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who knows? Fun fact, this truck has over 200k on it
To be exact it has 207k
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why are there numbers' there? what are they from?
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why are there numbers' there? what are they from?
it was a fleet truck
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why are there numbers' there? what are they from?
LOL read the post.
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sorry. why not keep them and do something with em'. they look kinda cool. just randomly on the fender.
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