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bumper BUGS !! hellp !

I have no product and a a lot of bugs on the bumper - everythings closed and i want to get these suckers off now !! (enter mania)

I read on the net that people use dryer sheets WD40 Diesel Windex Pam I have a metric ton of product but no bug remover !

Suggestions so i have a good night sleep without alcohol :)

Tks-
 
I have very good luck on my Harley doing this: taking one or two towels and wetting them thoroughly with warm water. Then drape them over the "bugged" areas for a few hours. Most bugs come right off after that with a detail spray.
 
SouthJerseyBoss said:
I have very good luck on my Harley doing this: taking one or two towels and wetting them thoroughly with warm water. Then drape them over the "bugged" areas for a few hours. Most bugs come right off after that with a detail spray.
This works very well. Use WD40 for road tar.
 
5 DOT 0 said:
SouthJerseyBoss said:
I have very good luck on my Harley doing this: taking one or two towels and wetting them thoroughly with warm water. Then drape them over the "bugged" areas for a few hours. Most bugs come right off after that with a detail spray.
This works very well. Use WD40 for road tar.

Worked perfectly - thanks guys !!! I also did one half with a warm water spray bottle- get it nice and wet and a dryer sheet - bugs came right off (with a extra light touch even)- spray again, towel then detal spray
 

Justin

Save the dawn for your dishes!!!
I take bugs off with detail spray they come right off if you have a decent wax on your car. If you cant get something off with WD-40 ie road tar I use denatured alcohol and a heat gun and a micro fiber towel. wipes right off.

did the dryer sheet scratch up the paint? I would think that it would
 

drano38

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I use PoorBoy's Bug Squash diluted per directions.
Spray it on, let it set, spray on soap with foaming gun, hit it with a nozzle to get the easy bug chunks, and re-foam with foam gun.
Wash rest of car, then wipe off the front with a microfiber towel and suddzy water from the wash bucket.
By then, anything remaining wipes off pretty easy.
http://www.poorboysworld.com/bug-squash.htm

foam gun (workes best with foam gun specific soap, I use Detailer's Pro Series Xtreme Foam Formula Auto Shampoo from Autogeek)
http://www.amazon.com/Gilmour-95QGFMR-Foamaster-Cleaning-Sprayer/dp/B000Y190WE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1334592256&sr=8-2
 

Justin

Save the dawn for your dishes!!!
drano38 said:
I use PoorBoy's Bug Squash diluted per directions.
Spray it on, let it set, spray on soap with foaming gun, hit it with a nozzle to get the easy bug chunks, and re-foam with foam gun.
Wash rest of car, then wipe off the front with a microfiber towel and suddzy water from the wash bucket.
By then, anything remaining wipes off pretty easy.
http://www.poorboysworld.com/bug-squash.htm

foam gun (workes best with foam gun specific soap, I use Detailer's Pro Series Xtreme Foam Formula Auto Shampoo from Autogeek)
http://www.amazon.com/Gilmour-95QGFMR-Foamaster-Cleaning-Sprayer/dp/B000Y190WE/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1334592256&sr=8-2
Sounds like its going to strip the wax?
 

drano38

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Justin,
Good point. I only use it on the front bumper, and wash with soft warm water, so water still flows off well.
I used Menzerna Power Lock sealant, so its more durable than wax, but I imagine strong cleaners take it off too.
Sometimes I followup with detail spray for some added protection.
Next time I'll try removing bugs with detail spray and a good microfiber.
 

Justin

Save the dawn for your dishes!!!
drano38 said:
Justin,
Good point. I only use it on the front bumper, and wash with soft warm water, so water still flows off well.
I used Menzerna Power Lock sealant, so its more durable than wax, but I imagine strong cleaners take it off too.
Sometimes I followup with detail spray for some added protection.
Next time I'll try removing bugs with detail spray and a good microfiber.
yeah I am just curious. water beading isnt a good indicator of the wax being there or not. I would hate to have some one put on 15layers of wax or sealant only to have to do it over again cause of bug remover
 
boss2511 said:
I take bugs off with detail spray they come right off if you have a decent wax on your car. If you cant get something off with WD-40 ie road tar I use denatured alcohol and a heat gun and a micro fiber towel. wipes right off.

did the dryer sheet scratch up the paint? I would think that it would

No not at all and I thought the same - I was gentle and did a little at a time - not gonna be my goto solution but in a pinch did the trick - who woulda thunk - Heres a pic !
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