Can tree sap get really stuck to paint/glass?

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  1. dano

    dano OT Supporter

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    I noticed earlier this week that I had what appeared to be tree sap on my rear quarter glass and fender. This is the same fender I whacked a pole at work with, seems to be a glutton for punishment.

    Anyways, I was at my mom's place today where all my detailing stuff is at so I busted out the trusty clay bar kit and went to town. It didn't do a damn thing to the stuff. Not one bit of it came off. :wtc:

    Is it possible for tree sap to get really stuck into paint/glass after < 1 week's time? I'm thinking no, and it's probably something else. It doesn't have the look of overspray, and even if it was, I have no idea where it could have possibly come from.

    Even if it's tree sap or not, is there something else that might work even better than a clay bar kit to remove it?
     
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    Iso Alcohol or a wax and grease remover like PPG DX330. You may have to dampen a rag with either then let it marinate on difficult spots and/or use a plastic razorblade in extreme cases.
     
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    What Morgan said.
     
  4. dano

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    Shit worked like wonders on the window. :bowdown:

    I need to wax my car but I have some of the crap left on my paint. It's safe to use it on paint right? Googling told me it's okay. :noes:
     

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