To Top

Tar on Car

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.

Ad



Thanks!

Vicki

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By Brenda (Guest Post)
October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Try peanut butter

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
October 18, 20040 found this helpful

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

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By kel (Guest Post)
October 18, 20040 found this helpful

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

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Vicki (Guest Post)
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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
October 18, 20041 found this helpful

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

Reply Was this helpful? 1
September 21, 20170 found this helpful

How about if it's been on there for years! The sun baked it in !! Help!!!!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By syd (Guest Post)
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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By William (Guest Post)
October 18, 20040 found this helpful

Try WD-40

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
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.

Ad

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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Vicki (Guest Post)
October 19, 20040 found this helpful

Thanks guys! Great info!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Jana (Guest Post)
January 29, 20080 found this helpful

Avon works great.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Andrea (Guest Post)
May 21, 20080 found this helpful

Peanut butter worked wonderfully

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
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.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Brian (Guest Post)
February 5, 20090 found this helpful

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

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Anonymous
February 12, 20160 found this helpful

sticky stuff remover works well

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 12, 20160 found this helpful

sticky stuff remover works well

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Anonymous
October 7, 20160 found this helpful

SPIC & SPAN! WORKS GREAT!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning AutoOctober 17, 2004
Guides
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
🎉
New Years Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/12/06 09:44:56 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!