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Old 29-06-2018, 02:34 AM   #1
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Tree sap removal

Anyone got any tips on removing tree sap? I was at a show last Sunday where it was baking hot and my car got covered in tree sap, unfortunatey work this week hasprevented me from doing any cleaning as yet so just wondering if anyone has any good tips to remove this stuff......thanks
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Old 29-06-2018, 07:38 AM   #2
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Insect remover should do the trick.
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Old 29-06-2018, 08:06 AM   #3
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I have this issue where i am forced to park all the time. BH autofoam strips it right off for me its scary...
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Old 29-06-2018, 08:33 AM   #4
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I had it in the spring, the stuff was like glue, I ended up using a claybar as no chemical products would shift it.
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Old 29-06-2018, 09:27 AM   #5
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If I catch tree sap early enough I have found warm/hand hot shampoo works.
If not and you have tar remover to hand,try that as I have had good results with that on my cousin's car that had been caked in tree sap for months.
Don't do what my cousin tried and use T Cut
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Old 29-06-2018, 02:50 PM   #6
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Our Intensive Tar Remover works. It is what we use at AG HQ
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Old 12-07-2018, 03:16 AM   #7
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I use autosmart tardis. Its great for Tar and tree sap. Also you can get about 5 litres of the stuff for cheap if you contact your local rep and buy it from them directly.
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This is an interesting take on the problem.
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Just wash it!!!! I just do the usual foam and rinse and the sap is gone
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:57 PM   #10
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I was going to post this Youtube clip myself as I watched it the other day.

I get a honeydew type covering on mine, tiny specs of the sticky stuff which appears to come from a nearby Birch tree.

It's scary but a good spray of ONR allowed to dwell for a minute or so ( cool conditions) followed by a gentle wipe with a soft sponge or MF soaked in ONR solution does the trick. I use BSD as a drying aid to good effect.

Fascinating to see Jon use all those chemicals only to find water works best

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