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Want to spray the under side parts of 2014 4-Runner with some kind of protectant, thoughts?

Discussion in 'General 4Runner Talk' started by mastaplanna, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Aug 4, 2014 at 7:59 AM
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    mastaplanna

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    So I just bought my 2014 4-Runner Trail edition. I also have a 2003 Tacoma, and wanted to gather some ideas and thoughts from a larger group on the topic of protecting the factory parts/surfaces with a clear coat of some kind.

    My initial thoughts were to stay away from that nasty black undercoating they use these days because I want to keep the parts in there original state. I thought a spray on coating like a Krylon or Rust-Oleum would do the trick, probably apply/reapply every summer depending on the need.

    Original looking parts are just beautiful to look at and I figure it could also lengthen the life of everything underneath.

    Thanks
    J
     
  2. Aug 6, 2014 at 4:17 PM
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    LTDSC

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    Ive always heard POR-15 is good but its messy and a pain. My undercarriage is clean as all get up but if i were to do it. I would probably use Rustoleum gloss black spray, after a really good cleaning.
     
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  3. Aug 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM
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    Emelianenkov

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    I'd go the route of POR-15 or the duplicolor bed COATING which is in the blue can. It's not a bad looking coating, I did that for rust prevention on my truck and it's held up beautifully!
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    I'd also STRONGLY recommend plugging some of the holes in the frame if you know someone who welds, especially in the wheel wells. They just let sand, salt, and water in, which just eats the frame from the inside.
     
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  4. Aug 6, 2014 at 5:02 PM
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    Also, welcome to the forum!
     
  5. Aug 6, 2014 at 5:08 PM
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    LTDSC

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    I used the duplicolor liner on my sliders and bumper. I love that product.
     
  6. Aug 6, 2014 at 5:15 PM
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    I prefer the duplicolor coating over the bed liner. It's a less abrasive finish and it holds up beautifully
     

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