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Bug Spot

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by thebigk, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Oct 18, 2008 at 5:37 PM
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    thebigk

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    Above my windshield on the drivers side. I noticed it after washing. There's an outline of a bug splatter you can see when the light is right. I tried bug/tar remover, goo gone etc. but I can still see the outline of it.

    Any ideas how to get rid of it?
    THanks
     
  2. Oct 18, 2008 at 5:38 PM
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    tdm156

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    Simple Green straight seems to work pretty good for me. Sprayway Window Cleaner works well too
     
  3. Oct 18, 2008 at 5:39 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    plain hot water and a terri cloth:)
     
  4. Oct 19, 2008 at 12:32 PM
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    MadCow

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    Bug guts left on your paint will start to etch into the clear coat. My guess is this bug splat has been left on your truck for a while and you are now trying to get it off. Well it has done damage to your clear coat and you will need to use some type of paint cleaner to get it out. I realize that link is for a bird dropping, but it's the same principle, the clear coat has been etched, and they used M105 to get it out. Search around Meguiars online forum, they have some great information there! Good luck.


    http://www.meguiarsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25251
     
  5. Oct 19, 2008 at 12:39 PM
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    Choco Taco

    Choco Taco Sprayin' Paint like Its my Job

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    search online for a product called zero clean. we used it for EVERYTHING in the body shop. dont know where we got it tho
     
  6. Oct 19, 2008 at 12:40 PM
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    Choco Taco

    Choco Taco Sprayin' Paint like Its my Job

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    nevermind....I took a look at their price sheet.....$600 a gallon!!!!! :O
    but seriously it cleans everything hahaha Man am I gald the shop paid for it
     
  7. Jan 8, 2009 at 8:44 AM
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    gonzo6up

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    try a polish called Intimidator. it has dimond particles in it and it will take off almost anything including scratches in the clear coat. i had a white tacoma that i put through hell and never washed so the clear started turning yellow. i spent a whole day washing and polishing and truck looked new again with this polish. i think the website is

    intimidatorpropolishproducts.com
     
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