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    Removing Insects After/Wax

    It seems every time I wash the car, there comes the need to go somewhere and I wind up getting bug splat on the car. For those of you that face a similar problem, what do you do to remove the cursed insects, without doing another wash?


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    It seems every time I wash the car, there comes the need to go somewhere and I wind up getting bug splat on the car. For those of you that face a similar problem, what do you do to remove the cursed insects, without doing another wash?


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    The title should read ďAfter Wash/WaxĒ. My apologies.


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    I bought a mesh brick off Amazon that works very well. Then I use windshield washer fluid to scrub them off. If itís absolutely very heavy, I lay on a very hot microfiber towel and let the windshield soak for a few minutes before I scrub.

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    I'm 100% serious here...WD40Removing Insects After/Wax Also, many companies make a designated bug remover alsoRemoving Insects After/Wax Using the WD40 is very effective and doesn't hurt the paint one bit. Spray it on, let it do it'd thing and wipe off the dead bug guts. Follow up with a quick detailer or waterless wash if you've got some pre-madeRemoving Insects After/Wax

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    I spray the area with a waterless wash and also spray a towel and gently clean the area. I hate doing that because I know if I get some towel marring it will be from this. Bug splatter will etch quick so it’s either risk some marring or some etching. Bid poop I think is even worse as it’s super abrasive.
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    Re: Removing Insects After/Wax

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruno Soares View Post
    I spray the area with a waterless wash and also spray a towel and gently clean the area. I hate doing that because I know if I get some towel marring it will be from this. Bug splatter will etch quick so itís either risk some marring or some etching. Bid poop I think is even worse as itís super abrasive.
    Don't over think it, good and proper techniques will never mar the paintRemoving Insects After/WaxRemoving Insects After/WaxRemoving Insects After/Wax

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    Re: Removing Insects After/Wax

    I use “Bug-Off”.


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    Spray the area with Poorboys Bug Squash and also soak a portion of a towel with Bug Squash. Lay the towel on the bug guts for a few minutes and it will easily wipe away.
    I believe in treating everybody with respect, and clean cars. Thatís what I believe in.

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    Re: Removing Insects After/Wax

    What I find works very well for me is whether I have a coated car or not I apply a couple of layers of Collinite 845 to the front. Iím sure any wax will work but I really like 845. Then every day or 2 or 3 I spray some WW (currently N-914) and they wipe off very easy. Just got back from a weeklong trip to San Antonio and used this method and worked great. I also did a RW with Ech20 once during that time.

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