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Old 05-30-2012, 11:41 AM   #1
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I Returned Sunday from a 200 mile interstate trip.
Today I found dozens of dead dried bugs on the front end and windshield on my SW Camaro.
For an easy bug removal tip:
I sprayed Windex over the front end, waited 30 minutes, sprayed again
and then waited another 30 minutes.
Then the bugs just melted away with the garden hose.
I was suprised how easy they just disappeared.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:03 PM   #2
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I Returned Sunday from a 200 mile interstate trip.
Today I found dozens of dead dried bugs on the front end and windshield on my SW Camaro.
For an easy bug removal tip:
I sprayed Windex over the front end, waited 30 minutes, sprayed again
and then waited another 30 minutes.
Then the bugs just melted away with the garden hose.
I was suprised how easy they just disappeared.
That may have done the job.....but I would be willing to bet the Windex stripped off ALL the wax/sealant you had on your cars finish.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:41 PM   #3
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That may have done the job.....but I would be willing to bet the Windex stripped off ALL the wax/sealant you had on your cars finish.
New coat of wax was put on right away after a through hose flush.
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:16 PM   #4
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New coat of wax was put on right away after a through hose flush.
well there ya go....... here is something I have been doing for the buggy season for many years. workes like a champ.....I got one of my smaller MF towels, folded it up so it fits very easily into a 1 qt zip-loc. and I wet it down VERY GOOD, so its totally saturated. I put the zip-loc in the door pocket. When I get to work in the morning or if there has been a bunch on the roads where ever I have been going and there are fresh bugs on the car, I get the MF WET Towel out and wipe them off....they come right off. and I dry my car off with a dry MF towel thats in the trunk. PIECE OF CAKE.
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:53 PM   #5
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I have a bottle of Rejex I use on the nose of the car. Bugs get squished but a rinse of the hose and they fall off. I don't know if its still sold, was an aero product that worked great on face shields then they found it works on paint with no ill effects. Like a wax, but super slick and the bugs don't stick. Lol I think that is there logo.
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:54 PM   #6
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Oh here ya go... I have no affiliation with these guys, I just know it works pretty good on my stuff...

http://www.rejex.com/
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Old 05-30-2012, 01:55 PM   #7
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I've been doing something very similar; I carry a bottle of detailer spray and a microfiber towel. Quick clean up when they are fresh; after they dry, it's a pain in the ....
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