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Old 14-09-2017, 02:24 PM   #11
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Powermaxed tar off is very effective
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Old 14-09-2017, 04:55 PM   #12
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All the same base chemicals just a different bottle and different price. Tech i normally use but don't sell in 5 litre.
I don't think I would necessarily agree that they are all the same. I found AG wouldn't shift pine resin from my OH'S car but Obliterate did suggesting there is a difference

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Old 14-09-2017, 05:17 PM   #13
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There absolutely are differences; as an example, Gyeon Tar is basically D-limonene which is (literally) orange oil ie it's extracted from the skin of citrus fruit. (All other citrus-based products also contain D-limonene in some proportion).

Most other tar removers will be based on petroleum distillates, but even then there is considerable difference in formulation - the more aggressive ones will contain higher proportions of "aromatics" like xylene, for instance. Plus there will also be other ingredients to make them eg thicker (which can increase dwell time and mean the formulation itself can be less aggressive?) and also to emulsify them in contact with water to make rinsing easier.

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Old 14-09-2017, 06:17 PM   #14
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I find AutoGlym Tar remover works fine - just need to leave it a short while, AF Oblitarate is on my list to try when I've finished my AG bottle...
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I have also found AG tar remover fine. Apply as directed leave to soak on and reply if necessary.

I've also used it to remove residue from number plate adhesive left behind. A little more effort but worked fine.
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Old 16-09-2017, 05:07 PM   #16
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As the owner of a white car tar is my nemesis and best product I've found (and I've tried quite a few) is Tardis, it's highly effective and pretty cheap only down side is as mentioned above if not rinsed off properly it will damage trim.
What's the correct way of washing it off?? Just a pressure washer?
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I have also found AG tar remover fine. Apply as directed leave to soak on and reply if necessary.

I've also used it to remove residue from number plate adhesive left behind. A little more effort but worked fine.
Problem is it takes an absolute age to work and its more expensive than other products which are more effective. Powermaxed tar off is very effective and can be had for near £5-7 from carparts4less or ECP with discount code.

Tardis is also cheap
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