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Old 04-16-2002, 22:21   #1 (permalink)
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Question Bugs n Tar

i need some assistance please,,

does anyone know the best way to get tar off their cars iv been to ford and they reakon that there is nothin on the car but i can see it and because i live near the geelong road that they are currently doing up i get it ever day iv got a paint protection on the car that is meant to help but it still sticks, i don't want to damage the paint work as the car is only 5 months old

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Old 04-16-2002, 22:27   #2 (permalink)
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There is a polish called tar remover! But I find Kerosine the best or Turps...A pia Ha???
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n that won't hurt the paint work or void my warrenty??
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It's o/k paints are tough these days. I'v used on mine.No troubles..Honest!!!
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I find WD-40 does the trick, when you use it just spray it on the tar and wipe it off, then hose the area. Shouldn't eat the paint.
I've used it heaps when theres tar on the car.
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Selleys have ?Tar and Spot remover. Apply with dry cloth, leave for 20-30 secs, and rub out, then was off with soapy water to remove any residue. I've never found it to damage a car in 20 odd years of using it.
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i second that, a very good product!!!
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A mate of mine into detailing says kero is the way to go.
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I found a combination of kero and eucalyptus oil effective in removing some major stains on my car.
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Old 04-18-2002, 09:36   #10 (permalink)
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after cleaning of the bugs i used to spray wd40 on the front,makes cleaning easy next time
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