What is the best way to get road tar specks off of wheels?

I have some tar and bug remover, but it's about 26 yrs old and separated. What is the best way to remove these specks?

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  • F
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Any mild solvent like white spirit or petrol. Do not use paint stripper or nail varnish remover ( acetone ), they will damage the finish. 

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  • Barry
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    Gas and a cloth works fine. Or WD40 if you have it.

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  • 2 months ago

    Go to an auto parts store or hardware store and buy a can of Tar remover.

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  • Andy C
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Orange oil,  like Goo Gone.  A solvent. 

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  • Ron
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    wd40 has always worked for me

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Give the tar remover a good shaking. It should still work. Use it with #0000 steel wool or BRILLO pads.

    • david
      Lv 6
      1 month agoReport

      No, that would destroy the finish!

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  • 2 months ago

    maybe you should get a mechanic to do that

    • david
      Lv 6
      2 months agoReport

      To clean my wheels?  You've got to be kidding!

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