Vette(s): 1975 convertible,with the hard top and power streering.it a 350 L48 with auto trans. the color is light blue.
I haven't been able to drive my car for a while , and today when I pulled the cover off I saw black specks all over it.(1) most important what do I use to remove them (2) what's a good car cover that will work better and preferably keep the car dry when it rains.
Assuming(yeah I know,don't assume) you already tried washing the car as normal, and the specs remained, then, probably have to use Clay Bar. While I am not a detail person(ask anyone) I have heard the (I think its mcguires or mothers clay bar) does a great job of cleaning the surface.
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Vette(s): 1979 Corvette Coupe
Corvette Light Blue
Midnight Blue interior
Mirrored Glass T-tops
Rick, Get the Superweave cover (I believe) from California Car Cover Company. I've had them on two of my cars for years. The paint always looks great when I take them off. You may have "spider poop". I've had that before, it does wash off if it is.
Vette(s): 1976 corvette L82 red interior with white seats and door panels with ceramic headers and flow master exhaust and a Crane Cam
Believe it or not try WD40 it will remove any sticky substance I just used it to remove alot of tar spots which recently just happened to me driving past a tarring of the road job !! spray WD40 wait a few minutes and wipe clean then wash the area afterwards
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What is the color of your car cover? Did this occur outside?
I have had filler from covers get on my car as the covers material broke down. I have also had black mold and mildew on a convertible top due to trapped moisture under the cover. I switched to using waterproof covers rather than breathable ones. They cost about $60.00 at Pep Boys. Much less expensive than California brand.
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