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Tar Remover

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by JH5370, May 8, 2018.

  1. May 8, 2018 at 9:55 PM
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    JH5370

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    My truck is covered in little specks of tar and I cannot get them off hand washing. What is the best product and or technique to get it off?
     
  2. May 8, 2018 at 9:56 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 I'M GOIN' OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

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  3. May 8, 2018 at 9:58 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 I'M GOIN' OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

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    I've used Bug n tar remover from turtle wax, get at any auto store
     
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  4. May 8, 2018 at 9:58 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 I'M GOIN' OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

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    Used on wife's car took right off used with MF towel
     
  5. May 8, 2018 at 9:59 PM
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    JH5370

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    I will have to try that out. It's all over the wife's 4Runner also.
     
  6. May 8, 2018 at 10:01 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 I'M GOIN' OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

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  7. May 8, 2018 at 10:03 PM
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    JH5370

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    Thanks! I knew it existed but have never tried it.
     
  8. May 8, 2018 at 10:06 PM
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    ARamirez73

    ARamirez73 I'M GOIN' OFF THE RAILS ON A CRAZY TRAIN

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    It works, let it soak in few minutes 5+, used on wife's car came off with some elbow grease lol
     
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  9. May 8, 2018 at 10:21 PM
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    We use baby oil..works great.
     
  10. May 9, 2018 at 4:11 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve

    SouthBoundSteve Rowdy Ron WANTS his Maple Syrup...NOW!

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    @ARamirez73 pointed you in a good direction. When you go to the store, Stoners makes a good product and I could suggest some stout stuff you can grab over the Internet...:thumbsup:
     
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  11. May 9, 2018 at 4:14 AM
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    Degreaser in a little water. Or, some Dawn and water.
     
  12. May 9, 2018 at 4:23 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve

    SouthBoundSteve Rowdy Ron WANTS his Maple Syrup...NOW!

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    If you have any WD-40, you can try that also but highly recommend washing the area afterwards and applying a wax or sealant...
     
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  13. May 9, 2018 at 4:28 AM
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    JoshuaA

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    Other options (wash off and polish when done), good also for bugs if you already have a can kicking around:

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    Good also for clothes, I used this to remove glue residue leftover after using my wheel tool when debadging:

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  14. May 9, 2018 at 7:41 AM
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    louscrw

    louscrw all jacked up on Mt. Dew

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    My wife got tar on her car driving through a road construction site. I went and talked to the supervisor on site and he pulled out a jar of mayonnaise from his truck.

    Sure as shit, took the tar right off. Mind you, the tar had only been on there about an hour or so.
     
  15. May 9, 2018 at 7:59 AM
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    dcsleeper408

    dcsleeper408 BASTRDS

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    stoners tarminator :thumbsup:
     
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  16. May 10, 2018 at 7:57 AM
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    JH5370

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    Thank you all for the responses! I will update when I get a chance to test some of this stuff out
     
  17. May 10, 2018 at 8:47 AM
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    aRabidLunatic

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    Had a white tundra that I drove over fresh tar one night. Didn't notice till the next day when I went to visit a customer. 2 days later I used a can of wd40 and about 6 hours of elbow grease to get it off.
     
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