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Old 05-05-2013, 08:25 AM   #15
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I think they have made it up to Georgia and Alabama too.

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Old 05-05-2013, 08:27 AM   #16
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i think they only exist in florida and the southern states. they are a man made bug that was bread to eat mosquitos but mysteriously escaped into the world and multiplied. we get lovebug season twice a year usually before summer and sometime before fall.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:33 AM   #17
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U don't want to look like this.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:47 AM   #18
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after watching the plasti dipp videos im ready to try that stuff! gonna look for clear and do my fascia, ill keep you guys posted
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:56 AM   #19
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U don't want to look like this.

And the smell that accompanies that look... ugh.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:08 AM   #20
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And the smell that accompanies that look... ugh.


arghhhh what does the rad look like!
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:20 AM   #21
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I used Armorall Extreme Shield Wax last year for the love bugs, as soon as I got home it took less than 5 min to wash them off with no effort at all.
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Old 05-05-2013, 04:12 PM   #22
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My buddy from Florida, who claims to be an expert on everything, said they stuck some mosquitoes in a box with some love bugs and the love bugs ate the mosquitoes. So let's import millions of them from somewhere. They then find out in the wild when the love bugs have other things to eat besides mosquitoes so that's what they do. So now you have mosquitoes and love bugs instead of just love bugs.

But that's what my buddy said and he's a regular Cliff Clavin, so I don't claim that story to be completely accurate, perhaps mildly based in a fact at some point in the past at best.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:24 PM   #23
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I'd have a stroke holy $h!t.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:27 PM   #24
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That would take some serious elbow grease to get those little f***ers off.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:47 PM   #25
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My buddy from Florida, who claims to be an expert on everything...
Haha... we have those in PA too.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:50 PM   #26
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Haha... we have those in PA too.
I have lived in PA for 25 of my 29 years on this planet. Granted, most of it was outside of Philly and now currently in Pennsyltucky but I've never seen Love bugs here. My first experience with them wasn't until I hit Texas in 2008.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:21 PM   #27
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Well , here in CA , we don't have those bugs , but we do have as many , if not more up there in Sacramento , but we have a different name , money bugs , and they do suck all of it from everyone else
Besides there is no known pesticide for it .
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:59 PM   #28
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And yet one more reason why I love having all my cars clear shield protected. I laugh at love bugs during their time of year. All I need is a couple shop towels and I scrub them off w/o worrying about scratching my paint.

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