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Ants in my truck!

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by jilly07, May 19, 2009.

  1. May 19, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    jilly07

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    I have ants in my truck! There is no food in there and I just had it detailed. When I open the door they are all gathered just inside the door jab(100's of them) and they scatter to every crack and hole in the floor, doors and dash. I'm going to get some ant killer to put on the ground where I park but how do I get all these suckers out of the truck?
    Just spray or bomb it?
     
  2. May 19, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    lsocoee

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    hello there. ;) I would try to get some sprinkles instead. That way you don't stink up your truck. But if you wanted to kill them right away, spray away
     
  3. May 19, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    i would flip the !@#$ out! i hate ants! time to drive that shiot in the river..
     
  4. May 19, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    That blows big time, had the same issues with ticks 2 years back.
    What I did was make a mixture of bug killer, and used a eye dropper to put in the cracks. I went overboard with the killer stuff, but it killed them all.
    I bet one came in on your person or something else, or they found a route while it was parked.
    Kill em, kill them all.
     
  5. May 19, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    OU812

    OU812 ban the term murdered out

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    Nothing yet, brand new!
    You can get the little traps at the store. It contains boric acid I think. Just set it up in the truck overnight and they will take to it. In no time they will be gone.
     
  6. May 19, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    They found a coke can.....and it had been sitting for about 7 days.......I thought they were all gone since I cleaned every freakin thing. Ok so bomb, spray, sprinkle and river! #$%! ANTS
     
  7. May 19, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    i had that once in an old chrysler when i was in college. I had parked on an ant hill. I just parked it elsewhere, cleaned out the car and set out those little ant trap things.. left it for about 5 days and they all went away.
     
  8. May 19, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    Ok, I sprinkled junk around where I park and then sprayed the heck out of it and shut the doors, I'll give it a couple hours and then go open the windows. Then if that doesn't work......the river!
     
  9. May 19, 2009 at 4:05 PM
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    I'm not really tollerant of ants... I like to burn em:bananadead:
     
  10. May 19, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    theres a post about a tacoma that thought it was a submarine earlier today... You may wanna check that - turns out the TRD package doesnt include submarine gear!
     
  11. May 19, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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  12. May 19, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    Holy S@#! I'll take 2...
     
  13. May 19, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    Use the Raid bomb. For homes but I have used them in my GF's car on multiple occasions. I put an empty wal-mart bag down under the can and let it rip, I usually put it on the center console.
     
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