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Old 08-02-2004, 06:56 PM   #1
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Default best product to get rid of bug guts on the front bumper?

My car is a little over two weeks old and its already killed tons of bugs on the front of it. I cant seem to get the white spots they leave off my car when i wash it. What is the best product to use to get rid of that crap? It needs to be something i can pick up at an autoparts store like napa or carquest.
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First of all, I strongly suggest you get some type of a clear bra before those bug complaints turn into paint chipping complaints. The time to get it is now, before chipping occurs. Remember, installation is the key to being happy with a clear bra so do a search and read up on it. Good luck....just trying to help you out.

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i only get a ton of them when driving long distances, usually between denver and here. I bought an oem bra that should be coming in the mail, i dont like the clear ones.
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a couple things to try- 50:50 solution of simple green and water.
spray on, wait a bit, then rinse and wipe with a cotton cloth. do not let the solution dry!!!
A clay bar treatment with 10% solution of simple green and water will work well to smooth things out. Again, do not let the solution dry on the paint.
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Default Re: best product to get rid of bug guts on the front bumper?

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My car is a little over two weeks old and its already killed tons of bugs on the front of it. I cant seem to get the white spots they leave off my car when i wash it. What is the best product to use to get rid of that crap? It needs to be something i can pick up at an autoparts store like napa or carquest.
I bought a bug pad at an auto parts store to clean the front bumper, it works pretty well. It's basically a foam sponge wrapped in a nylon mesh. I use that with the standard car wash I it removes the bugs pretty well. It's probably not as gentle to the paint as the standard cotton wash cloth, but then again neither is a solvent.
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I got a complete front clearbra at Drive in Auto Sound. I put lots of wax on the front and bugs come off easily with water after a little soak. A little rubbing with a soft sponge takes out the few stubborn ones.
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I bought a bug pad at an auto parts store to clean the front bumper, it works pretty well. It's basically a foam sponge wrapped in a nylon mesh. I use that with the standard car wash I it removes the bugs pretty well. It's probably not as gentle to the paint as the standard cotton wash cloth, but then again neither is a solvent.
My friend was telling me about that, i think thats what im gonna use.
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