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Old 10-08-2009, 07:36 PM   #1
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how to remove bug crap?

hey,
i have a yellow camaro and there are 3 spots that look alittle orange. its bug crap and i cant get it off with the waxes i have. can anyone recommand something to remove these. they are small but it bugs the hell out of me

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Old 10-08-2009, 07:51 PM   #2
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hey,
i have a yellow camaro and there are 3 spots that look alittle orange. its bug crap and i cant get it off with the waxes i have. can anyone recommand something to remove these. they are small but it bugs the hell out of me

thanks
Have you tried clay?
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:59 PM   #3
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Clay should get it out.

Or you can try BUGSLIDE. You mist it on dried bugs, tar, and road grime - wait for 40 seconds and it wipes off with ease. Safe on chrome, glass, and paint.

Just to get the word out and show people what it really can do I'm offering the 4 oz bottle as a sample size and selling it for only $5 (plus shipping). It's really worth a try.

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Old 10-08-2009, 10:01 PM   #4
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GM bug n tar remover. off the shelf.
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Old 10-08-2009, 11:46 PM   #5
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I've never used claybar what's the best way to apply it
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Old 10-09-2009, 07:39 AM   #6
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My dealership gave me a few detailing packages with some car shampoos and leather/vinal cleaners (for free). I can't remember the exact name of it right now at work, but it's "armor"something... it's supposed to work with the "special treatment" our paint and upholstery supposedly has. I'll get you the exact name when I finally get home later today after work. It seems to work like a charm. Hopefully you can get some from your dealer as well.

I have more of a challenge keeping the live bugs from crawling/flying all over my car... I feel like I'm driving a huge flower lol.
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Old 10-09-2009, 08:15 AM   #7
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I've never used claybar what's the best way to apply it
You can pick up Mothers Clay Kit at any automotive store. It includes a detailing/lubricant spray to use in conjunction with the clay.

First, wash the car. Then, to use the clay, spray a section, (I do about a 4" X 4" area) well with the lubricant while moving the clay across the surface with minimal pressure. You will see the clay change color as it picks up and removes contaminants. Continue claying until you're happy with the results.

I always wash again after claying. Then, I finish by adding a coat of wax/polish.

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Old 10-09-2009, 08:30 AM   #8
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try soaking the spots, drape a wet towel over the area where the bugs are and let it soak. If you do this they will come off and once they do dry and wax, the more wax protection you have the easier and faster they come off.
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Old 10-11-2009, 06:41 AM   #10
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This may sound crazy, but its the best thing I've ever used for bugs, and It won't scratch... Fabric Sofener Sheets! Try it, you won't be disapointed. It takes very little effort, just wet it a little and wipe the bugs right off.
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keep the car detailed with WIZARDS MIST AND SHINE betwen washings and the bugs come right off with the wizards and a micro fiber towel
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WD40... it also works well to remove the glue when you remove the dealer advertising nameplate
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My dealership gave me a few detailing packages with some car shampoos and leather/vinal cleaners (for free). I can't remember the exact name of it right now at work, but it's "armor"something... it's supposed to work with the "special treatment" our paint and upholstery supposedly has. I'll get you the exact name when I finally get home later today after work. It seems to work like a charm. Hopefully you can get some from your dealer as well.

I have more of a challenge keeping the live bugs from crawling/flying all over my car... I feel like I'm driving a huge flower lol.
Sorry for the delay in getting back to this. The kit the dealer gave me is actually called "Perma Plate". Not sure if it's specific to my dealership, but you can always try asking for it. They actually gave me 3 packages for free
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hey,
i have a yellow camaro and there are 3 spots that look alittle orange. its bug crap and i cant get it off with the waxes i have. can anyone recommand something to remove these. they are small but it bugs the hell out of me

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http://www.autogeek.net/pinsafscrub.html

These work great and do not scratch the paint,the best thing about them is you just use regular car wash,no harsh chemicals.
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