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Oh those are nasty looking!! Are they big??
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Female is about a half inch long, males are a little smaller. They get really thick when they swarm. Never seen one flying solo.
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SPRAY NINE with eat your paint right off!! i found out on my 1956 chevy 1/2 ton

i would try a product the reads BUG & TAR Remover, read the instructions & if all seems ok, try it in a obscure place first
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Being stationed here at Fort leonard Wood Missouri, we have alot of solicitors coming around. They are now advertising a product called FastWax that supposedly NASCAR uses. Anyway out of it, has anyone used it? Heard anything about it?
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Can you feel them with your finger? If so, then they are on top of the surface (or possibly on top of the surface AND etched, not good...). I'd get a bug and tar remover, spray it on, let it soak longer than the bottle says, probably for about 10 minutes to really loosen it up. Wipe it off, and then use a clay bar to try to pull it off of the paint. If you can't feel them with your fingers, it means they have etched into the paint, and the only way to remove them is by compounding. A good OTC product is Megiuars Ultimate Compound. You should be able to do that by hand. If that doesn't work, you could look into wetsanding them, but that's a little more risky and not something I'd recommend for beginners. Your detail shop didn't get them out? That's strange. I'm a detailer myself and, well, that's just one of the things we are supposed to do. Hm.
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