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As above, Whats the best method/stuff for removing lots of little tar spots from the rims of my alloys? Cheers
 

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Tardis works well

Otherwise clay bar and quick detailer
Isnt there something to soften/disolve them then alloy polish? :? I remember my mum putting butter or was it marg on tar we had on us as kids which removed it. Mind you thats when we had hot summers and the roads would melt :lol:
 

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Petrol will dissolve it.
 

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WD40 sprayed on a cloth :wink:
 

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I believe peatnut butter is good for bringing back the black

I use this http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acatalog ... clean.html it disolves it quickly
I dont want to bring back black :? I just want a simple easy to use cheap way of removing tar spots of the rims of my alloys before I polish them again. Polish alone takes a long time so a liquid/paste type that will desolve the tar is what I would like. Maybe something household I already have or something I can buy from the likes of Halfords.
 

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Clay bar will do the job in no time do your windscreen as well :p
 

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Cheers guys will try a few of them . I have been on goggle and believe it or not mayonnaise is being recomended for tar removal. They says it very good and wont damage the paint work etc. I have an old out of date jar I will try as I was going to throw it out. Will let you know how I get on.
 

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Don't waste your cash buying off the shelf "tar removers" - no need.

I use white spirit, I'll guarantee it won't harm your paint on your wheels or bodywork. Simply give it a wash after you've done it and re-seal with wax or whatever you use after.
DON'T be tempted to use any other type of paint thinner/solvent ie cellulose thinners...you will end up in tears!

Olive oil based butter spreads, marg' will all work as well.

Clay will also do it - but waste the effort and a piece of clay? :wink:

Dave
 

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Well I tried the mayonnaise and yep its does work. However on closer inspection there are lots of tiny pitting that was holding the tar making it more difficult you remove :evil: I may have to get the wheels repolished. :? Thanks for all the advice guys.
 
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