tar and tree sap remover

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tar and tree sap remover

Postby Citcope » Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:10 am

Just curious on what is best to remove tar and tree sap off your paint without ruining or damaging it?

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Postby NVSteve » Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:19 am

I just use a "bug, tar & sap" remover I bought at the local auto parts store. I use it quite often & it seems to work well enough. I pry up as much of the chunks as I can with my fingernail, then use a microfiber cloth and the remover for the rest.

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Postby [email protected] Gr33k » Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:05 pm

And, if you don't happen to have any Bug and Tar Remover, a good ol' cleaner wax will do the trick. You just have to use a little more elbow grease than the bug and tar remover, but you will get equal results. Just make sure to wash and dry the Pathy first. I use my reliable Zymol cleaner wax, or Meguiars cleaner wax. Both waxes do the job equally well.

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Postby Citcope » Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:36 pm

Thanks for the info. I will try them next time i wash it.

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Postby RacerZX » Fri Aug 29, 2008 11:42 am

I use some 3M bug & tar remover I got from PepBoys, works great.

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Postby Gonzo » Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:39 pm

I've used deisel fuel on a lint free cloth and it worked like a charm. Of course you want to clean or wash the truck after removing whatever. Then I would wax the area that was recently cleaned by the deisel fuel. The results were like nothing was ever on the paint. Look it up or "google" it.


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Postby cruzstyle » Mon Aug 17, 2009 4:25 pm

ive use a dryer sheet every wash. it removes the bugs and dirt but leaves the wax. i first wash a section with my sponge then go over the soapy area with teh dyer sheet, then rinse and repeat until teh whole car is done. works like a charm and its cheap.

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Postby FlexWrex » Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:19 am

has anyone ever used goo gone? I have heard some people say it works well but havent every tried it.

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Postby xd9-g19 » Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:29 am

Thats what I was gonna recommend, GOO GONE FTW.

I have used this on numeral occasions, works every time.

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Postby HillbillyJake » Fri Aug 21, 2009 6:36 am

I use the turtle wax brand and it works great.

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