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In this one hour video, I go into detail about how I remove love bugs (that commit suicide on your front bumper and mirrors), and bird droppings that have sat on the paint for a period of time. As you will see in the video, the removal process is quite easy for me due to the fact that one: my paint is in excellent condition and is not all swirled up from improper washing, touching or dust removal. Two: I use wax to PROTECT my paint (and NOT for shine, which comes from POLISHING my paint). The combination of nearly perfect paint and the use of wax keeps the process of removing these two undesirable situations fairly easy for me. The procedure for fixing both issues if damage does occur is the same, although I did not have to get into any type of advanced repair like wet sanding. That may happen in a future video if I run across a car with that kind of damage.

The real important part of making this repair easy is the correcting of your paint. If the bug guts and bird dropping have no scratches to seep into, then it is harder for the damage to etch into the clear coat. Thus, perfecting your paint is a must if you want to have the same amount of success that I have. I cannot stress that enough.

If you go through the trouble of repairing your paint and then protecting it with wax, you too will find that removing this type of damage is nothing but a walk in the park. You will see how easy it is for me and you too can experience the same ease of removal for yourself.

The Junkman

 

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Wow, an hour video - that's pretty informative!

I live in the Chicago burbs, but lots of 'rural type' roads. My Lotus gets covered - no biggie, usually they just hose right off (I keep my cars professionally waxed and polished')

HOWEVER, my daily is a Jeep Wrangler 4 door. It's a square box with no aerodynamic lines. If I drive 7 feet, my car is COVERED with nasty love bugs and guts. Wax/wash/polish/condoms - nothing seems to work.

Any helpful hints?

BTW, the hat was cool, but I'm digging the retro flat top fade ala Keith Sweat or Kenny 'Sky' Walker from back in the day! :)
 

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BTW, the hat was cool, but I'm digging the retro flat top fade ala Keith Sweat or Kenny 'Sky' Walker from back in the day! :)
rotfl rotfl

You crack me up! Yea, I still sport a flattop. That style reflect my attitude from being in the Marines. People immediately pick up on it when they meet me. So seven feet and your Jeep is caked with bugs, eh? The old Volvo's had that problem too. rotfl

The secret to solving your issue is no different than what I describe in the videos. First, fix your paint. Second, wax your paint. With the Jeep, you are not trying to to get the fanciest wax known to man, you just want something that will last the longest. That will be a sealant. Put on 2 coats and remember that the more you wash it, the faster the wax wears off. Also, the car sitting in the blazing hot sun will cause the wax to wear much faster. So keep wax on the car and you won't have any problems removing the bugs. Last of all, most of what you've been trying is either old wives tales or very brutal to your paint.
 
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