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Dryer Sheets Scratch Paint

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I used the dryer sheet trick, as per everyone, to get ride of bugs. I was displeased when I found an ass-load of fine scratches in the paint. It was on black paint if that matters, and i used cold water to soak it not hot.


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· FF Veteran Goofball
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^^^ oh thanks! i have about 2 weeks worth of love bugs stuck to my hood and bumper. mmmm that's yummy! and since i haven't washed my BLACK car in a few months... anything would help. :) ;) lol whoops!

do they have that at walmart??



just pour some fabric softener on the car instead next time!
 

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Fast Wax is only available thru certain vendors. Porche, and other expensive car dealerships sometimes push a couple cans onto a first time buyer...

I found a vendor on ebay with super cheap prices, but long ass shipping...
 

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well NUfinish will fix those scratchs...
 

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This maybe embarassing to most guys here, but just go to the store and buy a pair of pantyhose. The cashiers might look at you like you're a crossdresser but I tell them it takes bird poop off of my car really well.
 

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Say! How About a Safe Scrub! Floridians know all to well about Love Bugs and what they can do to a car's paint! (Yikes)....This is a product I swore I would never use....but I broke down and bought one...tried it on my wife's vehicle first and VIOLA!! It saves a ton of time on cleaning up bugs and NO SCRATCHES! I was impressed, I was amazed, I was bug-less and pleased!

And you can find this product at.................

http://www.properautocare.com/saf-scrub.html
 

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Bugs are a pretty bad problem around my area. I just use a can of Tuff-Stuff upholstery cleaner. Just spray it all over the bugs on the car and let it sit for about 2 minutes then just rinse it off and the bugs just come right off. It won't scratch your paint and it's conveniently sold at wal-mart for a very inexpensive price.
 
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