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    Default Bugs

    I will ask the experts here... how do you get the bug marks off the front of your corvette around the license plate

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    I'm old school -- while the car is wet I gently scrap the bugs off with my thumb nail. If you don't let them accumulate it is not a big job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leftyvette View Post
    I'm old school -- while the car is wet I gently scrap the bugs off with my thumb nail. If you don't let them accumulate it is not a big job.
    Yup... that's the way it's done!!
    The only thing that you accomplish when you make something idiotproof, is breed a better grade of idiot,

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    Default Mequires Bug & Tar Removal

    If the bugs are really stuck on there...here's a product that works well.
    After you use it you'll want to wash and rewax the area. Also the better
    the wax job is the easier it is to remove them during your normal washing
    routine.
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    I moved this to Care & Detailing as I'm sure many have good suggestions for the bug problem.

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    Default Another Option

    This is ideal for longer trips. Not only keeps the
    bugs off but it will protect the nose from stone chips.
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    I just use plain old car wash soap and water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrose7004 View Post
    I just use plain old car wash soap and water.

    Me too

    Most come off with a blast of the water hose

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrose7004 View Post
    I just use plain old car wash soap and water.
    Jim...I'm sure no bug would even have the nerve to hit the front of your car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Remo View Post
    Jim...I'm sure no bug would even have the nerve to hit the front of your car.
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    You're right, I have one of those fabric bras for travel!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jrose7004 View Post
    You're right, I have one of those fabric bras for travel!
    Did you get the one with the under wire support??


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    Clear bra installed by GM Junkie.Bugs float off with a garden hose I don't use license plates front or rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dad View Post
    Did you get the one with the under wire support??

    It both lifts and separates!

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    Before I wash the car, I wet it down and use WD-40 and a little elbow grease, the bugs are gone and the solvert is washed away.

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    I would agree that the key is keeping a good coat of wax or polish on the surface. Mine usually just wash off with the spray of water. If you have marks left over from the residue you can use clay bar to remove what's left.

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