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Old 05-16-2019, 07:55 PM
n8xwb n8xwb is offline
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Just got back from St. Augustine and of course the front of my car was COVERED with love bug remains (ugh).

I recently read a post about easy removal of said mess on a Miata Club forum -- panty hose! I bought a pair, wet the front of the car and the pantyhose, added a little car wash soap and in less than 5 minutes, all gone! It really worked better than any method I've tried to date and I've lived here since 2006!
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Old 05-16-2019, 07:56 PM
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I was a wet dryer sheet.
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:17 PM
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Just got back from St. Augustine and of course the front of my car was COVERED with love bug remains (ugh).

I recently read a post about easy removal of said mess on a Miata Club forum -- panty hose! I bought a pair, wet the front of the car and the pantyhose, added a little car wash soap and in less than 5 minutes, all gone! It really worked better than any method I've tried to date and I've lived here since 2006!
Do you have to be in the pantyhose for it to work?
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:30 PM
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Lol edfnj!


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Old 05-16-2019, 09:39 PM
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Spray them with Bugs B Gone and wash them off, easy as that.
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Old 05-17-2019, 06:14 AM
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Many of the washing sponges you can buy have sort if a lightly abrasive mesh on one side. I find that if you spray the front of your vehicle down and then wipe it over lightly with the car wash soap suds, let it sit a minute or two and then come back and wash with the mesh side of the sponge, and most any bugs come off fairly easily. The front end of my vehicle got covered going to the airport 2 weeks ago and then sat in the sun daily in the airport parking lot baking what was left of the bugs on. I just got around to washing yesterday and they were not that difficult to get off using this method. Using that mesh side to go over your windshield before cleaning the windows with window cleaner makes that job much easier as well.
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Old 05-17-2019, 07:15 AM
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The person at the Auto Store recommended using a Dryer Cloth used in your automatic dryer for static, etc and then when the bumper is clear of bugs spray it with Pam.??
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Old 05-17-2019, 08:15 AM
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I think they have thinned out considerably over the last couple days.
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Old 05-17-2019, 10:09 AM
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The person at the Auto Store recommended using a Dryer Cloth used in your automatic dryer for static, etc and then when the bumper is clear of bugs spray it with Pam.??
Pam is pretty busy, and can't come over for a week or so.
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Old 05-17-2019, 11:49 AM
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Seeing fewer and fewer bugs.


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