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Old 08-17-2011, 11:12 PM
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O/T pine sap removal help

Ok, I need some help getting pine sap off of my truck. It was on there when I got it about 9 months ago. It is extremely hard and will not come off. I want to buff the truck but i would think the sap needs to be off. So have any tricks?
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:20 PM
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I use wd-40 and or gasoline, then wash n wax it. I never had a problem with any paint removal. I drive a white Expedition!
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As long as you don't have any chips out of the paint near the sap, I would also use WD-90... WD-90 can get under the paint too, if it finds a path to fallow. How large is the puddle of sap?
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Try a little paint thinner, or believe it or not, margarine will work too and so will coca cola.
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If it is hard scrape it off with you fingernail or a plastic tool then wipe off the residue with any of the chemicals already listed here.
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Two words, Jordan. Lacquer thinner. Best thing I've found to use on clear coat. I wouldn't use it on a single stage paint, though.
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Clay bar and detailer that comes with the kit. It'll do amazing things for the rest of the finish too.

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turtle wax bug & tar remover and rub rub rub
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Maybe maple syrup? Like dissolves like, right!
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As Dale stated ,bug & tar remover and or mineral spirits . DO NOT use lacquer thinner .
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