Just noticed tree sap on my hood...

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  1. Jeff Merr

    Jeff Merr Elite Member

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    I was driving and noticed a water droplet size tree sap drop on my hood, i gently touched the top and it is still pretty soft. I just waxed my car a few weeks ago to. What is the best way to go about removing this?
     
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    thegoodson This morning she made me eat her hair pie.

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    clay bar. an old tree in my back yard dropped a bunch on my car. i spent an hour claying the whole car, roof to rockers. works well and no damage to paint.
     
  3. Jeff Merr

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    I have clearcoat, will a clay bar be to abrasive and remove the clearcote? Also how should i remove the bulk of the sap, use a q-tip or something?
     
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    Wash, then use a light polish or a clay bar. You will have to rewax after either.
     
  5. exceldetail

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    I'd go with a lil WD-40 to remove, then
     
  6. Jeff Merr

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    WD-40 to remove it? I will take your word for it, just spray WD40 and try to wipe it with a wet rag or something?
     
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    spray a little WD-40 on a rag and wipe from there, try minimize the spread of it.
     

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