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Cleaning sap off a car

How do I get pine tree sap from the paint on my car?

I’ve used the store bought Bug & Sap Remover with good success. Goo Gone works well also.

WD40 use # 578…got pine sap off my leather bomber jacket very easily and successfuly.

Thank you for the info – it worked!

Isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol from the drugstore; cheap.

IPA is a rather mild solvent. It’s good because it typically won’t dissolve anything you don’t want dissolved. But it will take a bit of soaking and rubbing to get most things off with it. It is great as a final cleaner, though.