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Old 05-21-2005, 12:52 PM
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Does anyone have a good method of cleaning pine sap off of fiberglass? The stuff I want to take off has baked in the sun for a while and is hardened. I'm looking for something that won't mess up the gelcoat.

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Old 05-21-2005, 02:45 PM
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acetone, dont get it on decals or upholstery and finish up with meguires wax
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Try this stuff. http://ssl.adgrafix.com/cgi-bin/chec...prodMKT2032%2B. supposed to work wonders
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Thanks for the help fellas. I remembered that I had some denatured alcohol and gave that a try. It took the sap right off with very little effort.
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You could try going out first thing in the morning put some ice on the sap and wait for it to get real cold. Then take a semi-sharp edged blade and pop it off.
This will get 90% of it off. I would think that turpentine would get the rest of it off but I don't know if it would harm the finish.

I got some sap off my car this way. Except I did it when it was below freezing outside.

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