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Old 11-24-2014, 04:54 AM   #15
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Wasn't there a picture here a few weeks ago of a guy pulling his 5th wheel backwards, maybe he did that to keep bugs off the front cap.
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Old 11-24-2014, 05:36 AM   #16
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Rejex for some protection and a laundry dryer sheet with hot water for removal.
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Old 11-24-2014, 05:39 AM   #17
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HOW DO YOU MINIMIZE BUG AND TAR HITS..................Almost impossible, just like the silly answers that appear.
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Old 11-24-2014, 12:09 PM   #18
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Totally agree. As a last resort, swerve to avoid them. I've heard Bat urine mixed with Rainx is a good deterrent but it is hard to find and harder to collect.
Also heard that spraying Pam (that cooking spray) would prevent the bugs from sticking. Maybe this goes in line with the bat urine approach
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Is this product kinda like a seran wrap product?
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Old 11-24-2014, 02:38 PM   #20
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I use Gel-Gloss on the front section of my tt. On longer (1000 mile +) trip I'll make sure the front face is freshly done. I'll also hit the front of my tow vehicle with Meguires Gold Class liquid wax. Even after a 2 week trip 95% of the bugs come off with a simple hand wash when I get home. But wetting down the bugged up area before hand washing helps even more. Traded in my last SUV tow vehicle after 9 seasons and the front looked brand new.
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Damp Bounce dryer sheet will cut them off pretty easily. I used them on the front of my Montana before I sold it. I use them now on the front of my truck or my wife's car.
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Old 11-24-2014, 06:21 PM   #22
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Don't drive at night, our dawn, or dusk, or even summer, spring and fall are bad too.
I have not had a good laugh for awhile. On a more serious note if you cannot use any of the suggestions so far I have a method to make them easy to clean off. I purchase 2 pints of hydrogen peroxide and then use spray bottle and thoroughly soak the area keeping it wet as long as possible. After several minutes use a soft brush on a pole with a little soap and water. Problem solved. I'll be watching to see if anyone comes up with a good answer to your question
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Old 11-24-2014, 10:01 PM   #23
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I am not sure the differences, but I use a hydrogen peroxide to strip paint off of aluminum boats. It has no environmental hold backs , and it works well.
I don't know if there is some difference in the household stuff?
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HOW DO YOU MINIMIZE BUG AND TAR HITS.........
Don't look at 'em!
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