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Old 08-05-2012, 10:19 PM   #1
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Road grim

Any suggestions to get road grime off the bottom of car. I washed my car today (summit white) and it still had some road crap on bottom. I tried elbow grease, clay bar, tar and bug remover and nothing worked. It's brown and refuses to come off my car. Any ideas???:(

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Old 08-05-2012, 11:02 PM   #2
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Do you have any mineral spirits? It's used as a paint thinner and should work. I'm surprised the tar remover didn't work. WD40 also works great for removing tar, unless something else got on your car.
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:15 PM   #3
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Maybe the grim reaper can help you.
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:01 AM   #4
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Sounds like paint to me. Use the suggestions that DangerZL1 said.
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:17 AM   #5
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As any of the member's ideas work for you? Any pictures?
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:36 PM   #6
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Haha road grime, my bad. No those didn't work. As i looked through the garage to see what else i had I found Fast Orange hand cleaner......WOW. Took it right off. So if anyone else needs a fix give it a try sometime.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:01 AM   #7
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fast orange..interesting...being on the bottom of the rocker I don't care if it dulls it a bit.
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Old 07-19-2013, 06:28 AM   #8
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Haha road grime, my bad. No those didn't work. As i looked through the garage to see what else i had I found Fast Orange hand cleaner......WOW. Took it right off. So if anyone else needs a fix give it a try sometime.

Just make sure that fast orange doesn't have the grit in it. Being a roofer, I know some of those cleaners have a kind of pumice feel to them to really get the dirt off your hands. This will just scratch the hell out of your clear coat.
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Old 07-19-2013, 09:33 AM   #9
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Try Goo Gone. Usually works for tar and grime from the road.
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