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Love bug solution.

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by FLtaco, May 19, 2011.

  1. May 19, 2011 at 11:06 AM
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    FLtaco

    FLtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I know I'm not the only tw member who has been hating the recent love bug infestation we get yearly in the south east US. But I thought I'd throw this tid bit out for you other users. Mr. Clean magic erasers
    Are a excellent product for removing the bugs( especially ones that have been there for a couple weeks). Was told this by my mom and gave it a try and it works wonders. May have to scrub with some effort on some dried bugs. a hose and a magic eraser is all you need. Sorry if it's a repost just wanted to share.
     
  2. May 19, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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  3. May 19, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    Thanks
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 2:07 PM
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    i've heard from some people over here on the west coast that they spray the front end with pam cooking spray. i found the trick is to wash them off each night when i get home from work. letting them bake on after a week or so is not good. some people say there is acid in their little bodies which eats away at the finish. one trick i found was to use rain x on the windshield, they rinse off without any scrubbing.
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    Yea washing every night works but I'm to lazy to do that. I ride it out a couple weeks till there gone then magic erase it. But I'll have to try the Pam. Thanks
     
  6. May 19, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    Thanks for this, I heard somehting about dryer sheets. Worked a little bit, but the love bugs were caked onto the grill and window.
     
  7. May 29, 2011 at 9:46 AM
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    Mr Clean Magic Erasers are not made to be used on automotive paint...neither are dryer sheets. Look at your paint under proper lighting and you'll see that both of these will scratch the living hell out of your finish.

    Pre-soak the finish with a good all-purpose cleaner and the bugs will wash right off.
     
  8. May 29, 2011 at 9:48 AM
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    i just use a bug gaurd for a couple weeks until they're gone lol
     
  9. May 30, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    There's alot of things people use to clean that probably aren't ment to be used on automotive paint and leave microscopic scratches. But if I don't see them I'm fine. Thanks though
     
  10. Jun 1, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    LoveBug season meant I doubled up on the Pre-wax....thicker the better.....on the pick-up and my KW....that big flat chrome grill attracted them :rolleyes::rolleyes: ......one "round trip run" from Orlando to City Point could look like a "bug fest"....

    I like that Mr.Clean idea....if you "prep" your paint for it, why not....
     
  11. Sep 26, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    Actually, there is now a way to beat the bugs. Oddly enough, it is called The Love Bug Solution. You can do a Google search for it.
     
  12. Sep 27, 2011 at 10:14 AM
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    Nice. I should sue for rights to name
     
  13. Mar 5, 2012 at 6:03 AM
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    If you have not heard, the inventor of The Love Bug Solution is predicting 2012 will be a really nasty season. You can read about it on the inventor's website, just Google The Love Bug Solution.
     
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