Road Tar

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by Goofuss, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Goofuss

    Goofuss Active Member

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    What is a good product for taking road tar off my motor?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Kerosene or WD 40.
     
  3. Goofuss

    Goofuss Active Member

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    Thanks Glider
     
  4. whatyardwork

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  5. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Excellent product, use it for many things, never tried it on road tar though.
     
  6. dawg16

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    +1...This stuff works wonders. Use it on my cars. Xylene is the main chemical I believe.
    PS. A well respected body man in our area recomended this also.
     
  7. Goofuss

    Goofuss Active Member

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    I used the WD today. The tar came right off. Worked so good I have been telling people at work about it.
     
  8. Doug_09ultra

    Doug_09ultra Junior Member

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    Brake cleaner works well also. Leaves no residue like WD40 (although I do like the smell).
     
  9. NEWHD74FAN

    NEWHD74FAN Experienced Member Retired Moderators

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    WD40 works great on tar, being they are both petroleum based products, with side benefit that it smells better than kerosene. It also helps remove decals, labels, bumper stickers and the like, left over contact adhesives if you peel off paper backing.
     
  10. Irish Hog

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    They do sell bug and tar spray, but like Glider said, WD-40 has always worked well for me.