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Does anyone know what takes tar off of cars? I recently got a little bit on mine & can't remember what I read about it. It was a non-chemical/toxic solution.

Thanks!

Vicki

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Try peanut butter

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Not exactly non-toxic, but I've used carburetor cleaner. Jayne.

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

I have used skin so soft from Avon and it worked great.

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Thanks guys! I love this forum. I thought it was a food & I think peanut butter was it. If it doesn't work, I'll try the skin so soft.

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

spray on WD 40, it'l take it right off, might have to do it a couple times.

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Since I am outside anyway, fumes is not an issue with me ... gasoline on a wrag will take it off.

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October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Try WD-40

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October 19, 20040 found this helpful

Many years ago a friend of mine and I were double-dating a couple of girls and the road to their homes was being paved. We were in my friends dad's brand new Pontiac and got tar all over it. We took it off with kerosine, but then had to wash it immediately with soap and water to keep from messing up the paint.

Whatever you use, be sure and wash the car with a good car wash soap and water when you are finished. If you don't do this the paint will suffer.

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October 19, 20040 found this helpful

Thanks guys! Great info!

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November 18, 20040 found this helpful

Coke is supposed to work. I have never tried it so can't guarantee it. You can buy Bug and Tar remover from a hardware store and it does work good.

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July 4, 20060 found this helpful

I'll try the bug and tar remover and let you know, my white car has this globs on it, as if the worker on the road swung a full mop at the whole side! What a mess.

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January 29, 20080 found this helpful

Avon works great.

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May 21, 20080 found this helpful

Peanut butter worked wonderfully

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September 4, 20080 found this helpful

WD40 works great, I just bathed my torent in it this week because I ran over a spilled bucket of tar. Doesn't seem to affect the wax job so far.

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February 5, 20090 found this helpful

I just had one little spot and peanut butter took it right off.

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February 12, 20160 found this helpful

sticky stuff remover works well

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February 12, 20160 found this helpful

sticky stuff remover works well

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