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Old 08-04-2011, 12:36 PM   #18
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I use a lambs wool mit...... while it was not good for the lamb, it's great for your car.

Detail spray every week.
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:38 PM   #19
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They are as bad as the Mayfly aka. (fishfly) up north. I have seen a time or two in Detroit when they had to get out the trucks and street cleaners just to get them off the roads ...
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:42 PM   #20
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LOOK Really wash really good then a relly good Wax I like Meguirs, after you wax Then Wax, And Then Wax. Man you can not have enough wax on it during Love bug season
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:52 PM   #21
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Ok, all Florida people. Love Bug season is approaching (September and May).
Not again. Time flies when your having fun. After many years of dealing with them you learn to live with them. If you don't like keeping your car prepared and clean they can be a major PITA and will damage the finish if your finish is neglected.
Keep the car waxed. Get them off ASAP. Someone on here from S.FL turned me onto to Poorboys Bug Squash Bug Remover Concentrate and their MF Bug towel.Works great and would not do without it now.Use Bounce FabSoftner Sheets for touchup. Park car in garage and donot drive until they are gone.

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Old 08-04-2011, 01:08 PM   #22
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Love Bug - I thought this was going to be about Volkswagen's or something. Never heard of one - but sounds messy..
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Old 08-04-2011, 01:16 PM   #23
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Love Bug - I thought this was going to be about Volkswagen's or something. Never heard of one - but sounds messy..
When you run through them (inevitable on the road since they are attracted to carbon dioxide), your car ends up like this daily:

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Old 08-04-2011, 01:18 PM   #24
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Love Bug - I thought this was going to be about Volkswagen's or something. Never heard of one - but sounds messy..
LMAO-Northerner jk.. they are Horrible down South

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When you run through them (inevitable on the road since they are attracted to carbon dioxide), your car ends up like this daily:

Worst part is, this is normal after highway driving
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Old 08-04-2011, 01:19 PM   #25
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Old 08-04-2011, 02:21 PM   #26
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Just FYI...for those of you who did not know it. The university of Florida created love bugs. They were never supposed to get out of the lab but some escaped and now there is what I would call a "love bug epidemic" As a FSU grad i just thought I would share and hopefully create a few more UF haters out there. Every time you find yourself wanting to pull for the gators just remember all those little spots in your front bumper and root against them!
Misinformed Hater.....

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Old 08-04-2011, 07:05 PM   #27
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Yes completely a myth.

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Old 08-05-2011, 02:09 AM   #28
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I lived in flordia for a few years and hated love bug season!! I also always thought love bugs were a myth untill living in flordia. Good wax with often waxing is the key. Alot of those bug off sprays will strip the wax if you use them you will need to wax after. If i remember right the love bugs liked things that were white for some odd reason.
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