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Tar Remover advice

Postby murphman07 » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:01 am

Lately been travelling up and down from kerry to limerick every weekend.
At the moment there is a lot of roadworks on this road. As a result my car has a picked up a nice bit of tar around the bodywork!! :evil: :evil:

Just wondering what people use on here, Ive used petrol before but its painfully slow!

Recently saw a lad using this stuff in a garage:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Autosmart-Tar ... 27cc014445

I presume this is safe to use on tezza's?
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Re: Tar Remover advice

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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby moomoo » Sun Apr 07, 2013 10:22 am

Jizer is a good choice, quicker than the autogylm tar remover if your car is destroued with tar.

Just put some on a cloth dab the tar and rinse of in a few minutes. Can be hard to find though.

Petrol is a bit harsh

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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby AgtX » Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:20 pm

I have the autoglym one, you put it on & the tar starts to run off even before you wipe it.
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby Alex-evita » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:40 pm

white spirit :D best so far- for me!
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby tezza mick » Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:05 pm

Holts tar remover ,find it great..

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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby murphman07 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:30 am

moomoo wrote:Jizer is a good choice, quicker than the autogylm tar remover if your car is destroued with tar.

Just put some on a cloth dab the tar and rinse of in a few minutes. Can be hard to find though.

Petrol is a bit harsh


Cheers for the help lads,
Ya petrol is definetely a bit harsh!

@Alex-evita, white spirits thins the paint so I would avoid using that,

As one of my buddies works in halfords I think I am going to try the autoglym tar remover,
unfortunately they dont stock the jizer tack.
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby mlcoolj » Mon Apr 08, 2013 10:41 am

Just use WD40 man.. works a treat!
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby mike_01 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:24 pm

Autoglym, doesn't affect the paint unlike using some product's, may take a little bit more time though

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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby poTTa » Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:09 pm

WD-40 is the best...
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby VOLVOREUTER » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:59 pm

Tar and Glue remover most motor shops stock it agri in Killarney I got mine I spray it on with gun for compressor on a fine setting working a small area at a time (be careful where you apply keep away from badges windows ect leave for about 5min and tar will wipe off with a cloth I usually wash car afterwards and then use clay bar on car and polish

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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby Alex-evita » Tue Apr 09, 2013 12:39 am

murphman07 wrote:
moomoo wrote:Jizer is a good choice, quicker than the autogylm tar remover if your car is destroued with tar.

Just put some on a cloth dab the tar and rinse of in a few minutes. Can be hard to find though.

Petrol is a bit harsh


Cheers for the help lads,
Ya petrol is definetely a bit harsh!

@Alex-evita, white spirits thins the paint so I would avoid using that,

As one of my buddies works in halfords I think I am going to try the autoglym tar remover,
unfortunately they dont stock the jizer tack.

using white spirit over 8 years on all my cars never had any problems with it :D o altezza over 3 years car body still perfect
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby murphman07 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:04 am

VOLVOREUTER wrote:Tar and Glue remover most motor shops stock it agri in Killarney I got mine I spray it on with gun for compressor on a fine setting working a small area at a time (be careful where you apply keep away from badges windows ect leave for about 5min and tar will wipe off with a cloth I usually wash car afterwards and then use clay bar on car and polish


Very good, im only about ten mins from agri so might pick some up there if halfords falls through.

@Alex evita- Fair enough, I would say white spirits would breaks down the tar very quickly!
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby neilis200 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:06 am

autoglym tar remover is good. used it two weeks ago to de tar my car. slow enough and took a good while
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Re: Tar Remover advice

Postby deccie22 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:59 pm

get some holts de tar gel.spray it on. jus rub it around leave it for 5 then power wash off. does a great job


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