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  1. hades-

    hades- Yorkshire & Humber Rep.
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    best thing to get the lil fukkers off with
     
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  3. Syvo

    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    bug and tar remover meguires stuff is good im sure john from pb will outline some great products
     
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    Syvo IF IN DOUBT GO FLAT OUT

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    all ways good products made by poorboys
     
  6. StateOfPlay

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    If you have waxed the car, standard car shampoo will do the job. If it is a right sticky little ****er, try wd40 or T-Cut.
     
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    No to TCUT and No to WD40..
     
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    Strange but I've found the best way to remove flys is to drive through a heavy rain storm. No always practical I know.

    When I was driving back across France from a holiday in Germany the front of my car was covered in insects. Then it decided to chuck it down with rain and the next time I stopped they were no inspects at all on the front of the car or the screen.

    The other method I sometimes use is, horror of horrors, put my car through a car wash. That has the same effect and I can choose when I do it.
     
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    Just keep your car waxed and they should just wash off fine with some warm water & a good quality car shampoo. No way would I be restorting to T-cut, WD40 or car washes personally. Maybe you have extra-sticky bugs in your neck of the woods.
     
  10. FranA3

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    as the doctor says if your car is well waxed then there would be no need to resort to anything harsh all i do with mine is jet wash it and they are all gone sometime need to wash if with a mit but most of the time just water works just fine but then again my car is caked in wax lol
     
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    Ah well, each to their own, WD40 has worked for me, so has Tcut, saves spending money on a product that does the same thing. As for damaging paintwork, well, wd40 is a ****ing lubricant, so will not cause any harm. T cut just removes a fine layer of paint. People have used it for years and years. Some people don't know how to use it, so they probably need to spend more money on a product that does the clever stuff for them.
     
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    ive never heard of wd40 being used for rly's but if it works then happy days , i wouldnt really want to take a small layer of paint off thoi just for flys as they are on there all the time in summer so i wouldnt want to do that too often wouldnt have any paint left in a few years lmfao
     
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    thats one way i suppose lol
     
  14. tdia4

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    Autosmart G101 at around 1:3 will take them off easily.

    But give the car a wax and they will come off with just a wash no problem.
     
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    WD40 is, technically, not a lubricant, it's a water dispersal product. It will remove flies, but then so does Tardis (tar remover) - it's quite heavily petrochemical laden.

    G101, if you want to use it, use it at 30:1 - 3:1 is way too strong; you could stain plastic trims permanently at 3:1. 3:1 will degrease engines with ease.

    T-Cut will work - but it's very aggressive, you'll be removing paint and you'll end up with a hazy finish as the abrasives in it don't break down.

    It'll work, but it's like wiping your backside with sandpaper.....
     
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    Never had that problem with G101 myself, used it straight in the past, just on front bumper and wingmirrors, leave it 2 minutes and pressure wash the flys off, stopped doing it though as you can expect it was working out pretty expensive.
     
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    It'll work, but it's like wiping your backside with sandpaper....

    I have to ask....................how do you know that
    :w00t:
     
  18. hades-

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    im thinking hes kinky
     

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