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Question really old gum

how do i take off really old gum stained on the body??? its located at the area where sideskirts are, right under the door. i didnt notice it till i stared at it. it was totally black n i need to take it offf!!!!!
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Goto Home Depot and pick up some aftalyne. It is a solvent, and it should remove it.
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some wax should do it.
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Wax will not remove hard old gum that is stuck to the paint.
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Clay would probably work.
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would the aftalyne in any way harm the paint? would i have to wax after using it? thanx for the help!!
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i've had some old nasty tar and gum on my car before...i used wax and some good ol elbow grease and it came off
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aftalyne
paint cleaner
paint polish
wax

that will do the trick
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