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Old 07-16-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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getting rid of bugs :(

Last week I had a nighttime drive on the hope princeton and between kerameous and princeton I may have killed 900 bugs. unfortunatly I waited until today to clean up

the bugs don't come off. I started with a high pressure spray from the local car wash to get most of them off, then washed the car with a new microfibre mitt, then once dried, I used a turtlewax product from crappy tire that was supposed to get rid of bugs and tar.
It looks better, but there are still a lot of bugs on my bumper and above my windshield and mirrors, all the places I used the bug and tar remover product on.

Is there a better way to go about this? The car doesn't look bad now, but up close you can still see the bug marks that havn't gone away. I normally wouldn't care. but being a 2010 with less than 10k on it, I want it to look as new as it is.

any professional advice? keeping in mind driving to pitt meadows for product is out of the picture

Thanks fo any help!
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Old 07-17-2009, 03:28 AM   #2
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a good wax and buffer ought to do the trick - a decent buffer tho - not any of this wax on, wax off crap.
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Old 07-17-2009, 07:57 AM   #3
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a good wax and buffer ought to do the trick - a decent buffer tho - not any of this wax on, wax off crap.
LOL...if you're going to start waxing WITH a buffer you're going to do it with a bunch of dead bugs on the paint? You ever thought that you're just going to do my damage to the paint and make an even bigger mess?

On a more serious note here are two products that should definitely help.
http://autowerkesexclusive.com/produ...ash/index.html
http://autowerkesexclusive.com/produ...ver/index.html
Spray those on and let it soak for a bit then rinse off. If they're still there then spray on again, let it soak, and then get on it with a sponge or mitt of your choice.
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said he's got bug marks - the buffing should get rid of that
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Old 07-17-2009, 11:12 AM   #5
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I had some pretty big bug splatter on my front bumper, and it was left on there for a week before I decided it was time to get rid of it
All I did was took some straight poorboys apc, sprayed it wherever it needed to be sprayed, let it sit for a few mins, then washed over it with a soapy microfibre mitt.
No residue whatsoever

I guarantee this will work, Ken himself suggested it
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said he's got bug marks - the buffing should get rid of that
a wax isn't going to get rid of bug marks
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that and if driving it maple ridge isn't an option pay $8 to ship it
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