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Old 05-24-2012, 10:29 PM   #11
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A steel wire brush on a grinder takes them off in a flash!
I use a car soap and a nylon stocking. No it's not mine, and I use it on my hand not on my head. Works well, and feels good too.
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:57 AM   #12
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A good coat of Nu-Finish wax makes it a LOT Easier to get the bugs off too.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:12 AM   #13
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Dishwashing soap is about as mild a detergent as you can find. Have used it for years and it never did remove the wax. But, everyone has to use his/her own judgement. Old carpet folded so the nap is out also does a good job removing bugs.
From a former detailer....dish soap removes wax! You never want to use dish detergent washing a vehicle unless you plan on waxing it afterward. Was one of the things we did first to used cars that came into the dealership that got full details. As far as the dryer sheets, heard of that before but never used it. I like using a "bug sponge", foam wrapped in a soft nylon like netting, cuts bugs off pretty easy and doesnt scratch the paint. What i did do to my new 5vr is put a two coats of sealer on the front, two coats of liquid wax and two coats of paste wax before the first outing. When we get home I fill my wash bucket up with hot water and spray the front down with the hose and let it stay wet for a little while then wash with my normal brush, bugs come right off, if I have any stubborn bugs the sponge comes out. FWIW my opinion is wax wax wax and you will be happy you did!
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:40 AM   #14
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I use a car soap and a nylon stocking. No it's not mine, and I use it on my hand not on my head. Works well, and feels good too.
Silk is better but costs more. At least in Eastern Canada they do anyway.
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I have found that Avon bubble bath removes bugs from autos and campers great and doesn't seem to do anything with the finish. Have been using it for years.
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Are the aerosol cans of bug remover safe to use?
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better than the acid rain from a few years ago when Maple leaves off the trees in eastern Canada made permenant imprints in my paint.
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I have found that by far the easist way to get bugs off the front of the rig is to have the wiff do it........

but i will suggest she give the dryer sheets a go......

always trying to find ways to make her life easier......
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