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      01-10-2013, 01:31 PM   #1
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Best cleaner to remove black rubber tire marks??

Hit a huge piece of truck tire re-tread yesterday that left black rubber marks on the front bumper and lower side plastic rocker panel. What product is best to use to remove??
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      01-11-2013, 12:15 PM   #2
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Hit a huge piece of truck tire re-tread yesterday that left black rubber marks on the front bumper and lower side plastic rocker panel. What product is best to use to remove??
i would try turtle wax bug and tar remover.
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      01-11-2013, 12:26 PM   #3
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thank god someone posted this. i have little black bits of tire from track all over the AW
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I'd start with something mild and zero/low abrasive and work my way up until the marks are removed:

1. car soap and water
2. quick detailer
3. straight wax (no abrasives)
4. cleaner/wax
5. low abrasive polish
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Any tar bug remover or if you are cheap, parrafin will do same. Just have to apply sealant again after.
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Thanks all, one thing forgot to mention is that the front bumper is covered with an anti-chip protective film. Will these tar removers dissolve or damage the film??
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Thanks all, one thing forgot to mention is that the front bumper is covered with an anti-chip protective film. Will these tar removers dissolve or damage the film??
Yes. Can't use these. Need a non-abrasive polish with zero cut.
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Yes. Can't use these. Need a non-abrasive polish with zero cut.
Thanks mate!
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