Best Abrasive way to remove bug guts from front bumper

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  1. 03EXPO4x4

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    what is a good method to removing very bad bug guts off of front bumper. Looks like previous owner didn't ever do it. Tried just spray and didn't work. I am going to have to use some kind of abrasive pad but really don't want to destroy paint.
     
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    Use simple green. It'll get everything out without damaging the surface. I used to use on my motorcycle.
     
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    +1 on the simple green. Purple power is another good cleaner too.
     
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    If those two items don't get it, try some goof off on a paper towel or rag. I've used it to remove tree sap, fallen paint bits, you name it. It's strong, so don't go too crazy. Wax item afterwards! Should work on those bugs.


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    Simple Green for the big chunks. Then clay bar with QD spray. Then wax.
     
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    moistened dryer softener sheet..warm water.
    very gentle
    if that does not work..goo gone and good rinse
     
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    Clay bar.
     
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    NEVER abrasives

    Detergents, worst case light solvents (alcohol?)
     
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    There is something called the magic eraser that has worked well for removing decals from cars without damaging the paint underneath. Attaches to a drill gun and may work from this
     

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