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Old 08-03-2010, 08:06 AM
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had some small maple tree sap droplets on the hood roof and bed cover. Was wondering if anyone has found something out there that will disolve this stuff without hurting the finish. Thanks. Gabe
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Hi Gabe,

I've always used goo gone, that eats it away. I have not used anthingelse, but for me personally I might use the decal adheasive remover i got next time there's sap. That didn't hurt my paint and ate away at the sticky adhesive. I'm sure the other guys will give you some good ideas.
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i use meguiars swirlX takes a little more elbow.check out what it dos on yuor glass...
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WD40 can't be beat
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Goo-Gone or WD-40 work well. I would though, use them with a pancake.
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GooGone works or, believe it or not, old fashioned lighter fluid.
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how about rubber? (from doin burnouts at track), I find that if you don't clean it right away that will take a ton of work to take it off..
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I have dealt with 2 huge maples over the driveway for 11 years, and cars/trucks covered in sap. Funny thing is it always washes off when washing with regular car wash soaps. Best one I've found is turtle wax ice car wash.
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