pine sap removal

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by tnmtn, May 26, 2009.

  1. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Messages: 1,022

    anybody have any good tips or cleaners that work with getting rid of pine sap? i chipped some pine up and some got all over the truck. i have washed it once and it is still all over. any cleaners that seems to work better?
    thanks in advance,
  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    You can try WD-40 it will take it off then a regular car wash soap will remove the WD-40. Use anything harsh will strip the wax off your truck.
  3. pwrstroke6john

    pwrstroke6john LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    theres bug and tar remover from most autostores or even meijer walmart usually works, a degreaser like superclean I think its called works pretty good, it comes in a big purple gallon bottle. Most of the cleaners will probally take the wax off the truck if you have any so youll want to rewax it. Thats actually another way to not have this problem again is to keep a good wax on your truck, last year I parked under a whitepine over night and it was covered all I had to do was wash the truck good and it was clean.
  4. lafd04

    lafd04 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    rubbing alcohol then wash

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