how do I get sap off of my paint?!?!!?

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  1. psykosis

    psykosis Go placidly amid the noise and the haste

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    My wife has been driving the Sebring, and so i havn't paid much attention to it. i washed it today, and there are small drops of sap all over the car that won't come off, even if I scrub. How do I get these off? The ones I managed to scrape off left a very minor discoloration behind that doesn't seem to want to go away.

    help!!!!!

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  2. NoXeN

    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    clay bars are your friend

    i recommend clay magic, then follow it up with a polishing and waxing
     
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    psykosis Go placidly amid the noise and the haste

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    clay w/ get the sap off? hot damn!

    where's the best place to pick up a clay bar?


    and what about road tar or ground in bugs? Just use a bug & tar remover on those?
     
  4. NoXeN

    NoXeN You can find me up on one

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    yeah and the claybar works well for those things too..just spray the lube on there and rub away. im not sure where you live but you can go to www.clay-magic.com or find a dealer

    clearkote has a good claybar ive heard also www.clearkote.net
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Pep Boys and Autozone should have the Clay Magic clay bar in stock for about $10.
     
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    psykosis Go placidly amid the noise and the haste

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    If that doesn't work, I have heard that turtle wax bug and tar remover (with the yellow cap) works great.
     
  8. psykosis

    psykosis Go placidly amid the noise and the haste

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    all I could find here is the Mother's Clay Bar Kit (bar, detailer, wax) for $15.00. The guy behind the counter told me to use goo-gone or a hand cleaner :eek3: :ugh: :slap: to get stuff off my paint. He had never even heard of a clay bar. he didn't even know they stocked them. Damn.


    Anyway, will the Mother's product work, or should I look more for Clay Magic?!?!
     
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    Stoners is the best IMHO, their exterior tar remover.
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Mother's clay bar is okay and it should work, but the best consumer clay bar I've used is the Clay Magic blue bar. They also have a stronger red bar and Meguiars Body Shop Pro bar is also good, but hella sticky and really only meant for heavy paint overspray.
     

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