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scooterha 05-25-2013 08:45 AM

Bug Removal
I'll post pics in a little bit. I having a hell of a time getting bug residue off of my hood and bumper... Whats the best thing to use? I have the turtle wax bug and tar remover, but its going in the trash. I'm going to wait to hear from someone on here who knows their shit before I buy anything. Thanks in advance.

GBJeep 05-25-2013 03:43 PM

Re: Bug Removal
Try some WD-40. Spray directly on your Jeep first and let it soak a few minutes & then spray some on a shop rag and wipe. This should remove them fairly easy without a lot of scrubbing. Then wash your Jeep.:D

bill_de 05-25-2013 04:41 PM

Re: Bug Removal
WD40 is a good choice.

Having a good coat of wax on the car also makes it easier.


scooterha 05-25-2013 05:04 PM

Re: Bug Removal
hmmmmm I'll try that tomorrow.

hummer recovery team 05-25-2013 05:16 PM

Also just spray detailer works well if there not too bad, also wd40 works great for tar too

scooterha 05-25-2013 08:46 PM

Re: Bug Removal
ok so wd-40? will that not harm the paint? I mean obviously I would wash that area afterwards....

hummer recovery team 05-25-2013 08:53 PM

It shouldn't it's just oil .

BuckeyeSRT 05-25-2013 08:54 PM

Re: Bug Removal
Wet dryer sheets

tkoui 05-25-2013 08:56 PM


Originally Posted by BuckeyeSRT (Post 829348)
Wet dryer sheets

Used or new?

BuckeyeSRT 05-25-2013 09:06 PM

Re: Bug Removal

GBJeep 05-25-2013 09:25 PM

Re: Bug Removal
WD 40 will not harm your paint. I had a prior post about tar removal and used this to remove tar from all over my Jeep, including the wheels and it worked great and did not harm the paint. I just made sure to wash & wax my Jeep once the tar was all gone.

mdest723 05-26-2013 07:05 AM

Re: Bug Removal
Never thought of using WD40. Might try it for in small quantities for stubborn tar
Googling its safety for paint, there seems to be a question about it stripping off
wax. Can anyone comment firsthand?

For bugs, I use ONR, in a spray bottle at a much higher concentration than a
normal ONR wash, to presoak the bugs for 5-10 minutes. Then I just do a regular
ONR wash of the affected area, using plenty of microfiber wash towels.

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