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> Love Bugs, Insect invasion
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post May 7 2016, 02:21 PM
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Every year, at this time of year, my area of Texas, gets an invasion of flying insects called Love Bugs. They fly so slowly that they tend to impact on the bodies and windshield of cars, and they come in swarms. Cars get totally coated in them, and as their name suggests, they mate in flight. mad.gif Sounds like fun, huh?
They come in from Florida (thanks a lot!), and they're around for a couple of weeks. The only thing you can do is immediately wash your car when you get back home. They have tannic acid in their cruddy little bodies, and they will make small marks in the paint if they're allowed to sit.


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post May 7 2016, 02:54 PM
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I don't have to deal with love bugs where I live but I've found that keeping a good coat or two of wax on the car makes for much easier bug removal in general.

The club offers a 10% discount off anything at Autogeek. Just use code "Elantra" at checkout.

They are located in FL and actually sell a love bug defense kit.
http://www.autogeek.net/bug-protection.html


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post May 8 2016, 01:20 AM
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Wax is definitely your friend during bug season!


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