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does this hurt the paint at all? because i have to rub pretty hard to get the tar off. i was wondering if there was any body specialist here that can tell me if this would affect the nature of the paint?
 

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Have you tried some type of degreaser or even something as simple as WD-40 or plain old paint thinner or gasoline? Usually a petro chemical will take tar off. Just wash and wax afterwards. Good luck!
 

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i use meguiars step2. which takes off stubborn stain and such... i dont want to use gasoline and stuff because of the effect it might do to my paint.
 

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Go to Kragen or Napa and pick up a bottle of Bug and Tar Remover(yes thats the name of the bottle). Pour a big dose of it over the tar and let it sit for a good 20 mins. It will easily come off, sometimes you will need alil more effort and a second drenching. Takes off those stubborn insect guts too. Yummy..
 

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Originally posted by SupraSport:
Go to Kragen or Napa and pick up a bottle of Bug and Tar Remover(yes thats the name of the bottle). Pour a big dose of it over the tar and let it sit for a good 20 mins. It will easily come off, sometimes you will need alil more effort and a second drenching. Takes off those stubborn insect guts too. Yummy..
Werd, believe it or not Turtle Wax makes a great tar/bug remover (also called Bug and Tar Remover). It's in a nice spray bottle.

If that **** doesn't work for whatever reason, look into a clay bar.
 

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Originally posted by Lexus_IS300:
does this hurt the paint at all? because i have to rub pretty hard to get the tar off. i was wondering if there was any body specialist here that can tell me if this would affect the nature of the paint?
Here is the SECRET for all on this board. I have been using for years, GUMOUT carb. cleaner to remove road tar. That's right carb cleaner!!!!!!!! Doesn't hurt the clear coat nor the paint. It is as easy as wipe on and wipe off. No elbow grease needed. This is the best kept secret.

 

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LexusIs300: I actualy use Meguiars WETLOOK POLYMER SEALANT. A bit of this on the tar stains and a light wipe will always get rid of the tar. Always works 100% of the time.

Originally posted by Lexus_IS300:
does this hurt the paint at all? because i have to rub pretty hard to get the tar off. i was wondering if there was any body specialist here that can tell me if this would affect the nature of the paint?
 
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