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Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad

Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad

If you cherish a spotless car, this is one car care accessory you can’t live without!

The Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad is your greatest weapon against bugs, tar, and other sticky contaminants. Remove bugs and tar easily with the honeycomb texture sponge soaked in soapy water for lubrication. The Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad should be in every detailing kit!

I first put it up to the ultimate test--my ’64 Ford Falcon. (It has seen better days, but it’s part of the family.) I dunked the Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Sponge in some warm, soapy water and approached. Tentatively I touched the scrub to the bumper. As I agitated the surface, right before my eyes, the gunk that had accumulated (and I assure you this was no minor speck or two) was sucked into this amazing scrub. And, true to its name, it was completely harmless to the surface of the car. And, yes, I now use it religiously on all my vehicles, including the Corvette. I’ve yet to come across a less painless, more efficient way of removing harmful baked on bug, tar and road scum.

Considering the ease and gentleness this product, the Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad can be used daily to your vehicle completely free of bugs and tar that adhere to the surface and eventually eat into the paint. Use it on all painted surfaces, glass, trim, wheels and tires. The effectiveness of this scrub against all manner of residue, road grime, and bird droppings defies explanation given its non-abrasive nature. You’ll be amazed. The open-cell construction grabs at foreign matter on your car and pulls it safely away. It’s the perfect companion for your wash mitt—throw it in your bucket, and pull it out when you encounter stubborn grime. A more thorough shampoo! Just look at it after you’ve used it on rough areas and you’ll be shocked at the amount of residue it has removed, without having to scrub hard or use special formulas.
Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad
Use the Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad after soaking it in soapy water.

You can see how the Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad successfully removed bugs and tar from this bumper.
In this sequence, you can see how the Safe Scrub easily removed bugs from this bumper.

Always soak the Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad in soapy water before using it. The car shampoo will lubricate the pad and protect the vehicle surfaces.

The Safe Scrub can be used on mirror housing, paint, glass, plastics, and metals.

The Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Remover can be used on glass, chrome, vinyl, fiberglass, paint and clearcoats—100% safe when used with soapy water. When finished, rinse clean. Your Safe Scrub can be reused many times. It works wonders on household windows (especially exterior). It makes an unpleasant job a whole lot easier.

Size - 5" x 3" x 3" each

Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad
Item #: PIN-900
Our Price: $7.99, 2/$12.99
Availability: Usually ships the same business day
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6 Pack Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pads
Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pads Case of 12
6 Pack Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pads

Availability: Usually ships the same business day

PIN-900-6Suggested Retail Price $35.94Our Price $24.99
Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pads Case of 12

Availability: Usually ships the same business day

Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pads Case of 12

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Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad
4.5 Stars based on 29 Review(s)
Ocala, FL
4 Stars
I would recommend this item to a friend.

overall works as advertised
April 10, 2014
worked well but can't into tight spaces

5 Stars

September 18, 2013
I bought one of these 2 years ago and have LOVED It since the day I started using it. Every car I detail that comes in has at least the lower sections hit with this before I use the wash mit. Use this well before prepping for claying and you will be VERY happy!!!

3 Stars

Awesome Product!
August 18, 2013
I tried this product yesterday and was amazed at how well it go the job done and left no scratches. Must Have!!

5 Stars

Amazingly Effective, No Scratches
July 16, 2013
I was skeptical about this product, though the hoards of positive reviews here convinced me to try it (and at this price, why not?). Bugs and tar and other random sticky who-knows-whats really don't come off with regular washing, and I certainly don't want to leave that junk on there to eat away at my paint! This sponge really does get that stuff RIGHT off, without scratching! I can confidently scrub hard to remove bugs off my paint with this sponge, making SURE my car is really clean after I clean it.

5 Stars

Even on Black!!!
May 22, 2013
I purchased this because I now live in Florida and we have a few terrible Love Bug seasons each year. My parents, wife, and I now have black 2013 Lexus,2012 Tundra & Odyssey. I was hesitant to use it on black because I HATE swirls and scratches in it. To my total amazement it took off the love bugs with little effort and didn't harm the paint one bit. I even took my swirl finder light to it!!! If anybody knows love bugs and how frustrating it can be to get them off, you know how great this is!!

5 Stars

Amazing product
May 7, 2013
A friend uses this pad to maintain his Mercedes and recommended it to me. It is everything he said and more. Quickly and easily removes caked on bugs with just soapy water. Also does great job on glass and headlights where other products failed.

5 Stars

October 9, 2012
When I got this my first impression was, this is hard almost feels like plastic. Well after working in soap and water it becomes soft yet firm. The trick is to soak it in water and rinse it when you first get these. I love these so much I actually use one in the shower... don't laugh it really gets your body clean as well. Love this item and I will be getting more. Oh and it really gets bug guts off of my car too...

5 Stars

Whoa Whoa Whoa
June 17, 2012
Three words "Everyone Needs One!!!!" This is the one thing that i will not wash my car without. Get it soapy and watch the tar, bugs, bird droppings, sap, you name it... it takes it off. I seriously cannot say enough about this little product. Not to mention its only $5.99! So go scrounge through your couch and do your car a favor.

KC Detailing
5 Stars

Works If You Use It Correctly
May 19, 2012
Kansas City has a ton of bugs so our shop has to stay on top of getting them off. We use a good citrus spray on the bugs and then use this pad to remove. Lots of suds and almost no pressure. Let the pre-cleaner do all the work and let the pad gently pull the bugs up. If anyone complains about swirls, they are using it wrong. Lots of suds and pretty much no pressure at all.

5 Stars

April 24, 2012
Holy crap does this thing work great. I have never had such an easy time getting bugs and tar off. Works exactly as advertised. Ill make it simple... BUY IT!!! You will not regret it.

Chanse Larkey
5 Stars

Works well
April 6, 2012
For thick bug groupings and larger debris this works phenominaly. Mine has worn out now, after many many uses, in my bug infested area its well overpayed its worth. Doesnt do well with fine dirt(its not designed to), but for front bumpers its priceless.

5 Stars

January 5, 2012
This is the most amazing bug and crud remover EVER!! I love it. It cleans all the junk off with very little effort. Well worth the money.

5 Stars

Essential Tool
November 11, 2011
I wasted plenty of money looking for different products to take the bugs off the front of a car. When I ran into this I thought NO WAY am I rubbing that on my car. Well, after soaking it in water it softens up nicely and it works excellent! Best part you can re-use it over and over and over. BEST BUY

5 Stars

June 17, 2011
This sponge works wonders, I always use 2 sponges when detailing cars - one for body washing and this gem for the front bumper, mirrors and lower door panels. This sponge is extremely durable and has lasted 2 years and is still holding up. It does an awesome job removing the stuck on bugs/tar/grime effortlessly that builds up on the body. For the really stubborn bugs that I let bake on the body for weeks all it takes is a spray of QD and it's good as new. I highly recommend this to EVERYONE! A MUST have

5 Stars

You can't go through love bug season without these!
April 26, 2011
It is really rare for me to take time to rate a product, but I love this product so much I couldn't resist. When I first ordered one of these my husband was scared to use it on his car, but I knew Autogeek wouldn't steer me wrong. Now, I always have to order these by the case because everyone who sees me use them always wants one - I have even given them out as Christmas gifts! If you have ever dreaded washing your car because you didn't want to spend half an hour getting bug guts off of your bumper, this product is for you. Do not hesitate to buy this product - it works!

Studebaker Bob
1 Stars

No more bugs
December 24, 2010
I put this thing into the bucket to soak while I washed the truck. Lots of bugs on the windshield so I used the clean well soaked suds covered sponge on the windshield. The bugs came off but now there are now tiny scratches all over the windshield. When the sun shines, I have a hard time seeing through the scratches. Maybe it doesn’t scratch paint – I did not try after seeing what it did to the windshield - but it sure does a job on glass.

1 Stars

Scratch City
September 24, 2010
Used exactly as suggested. Super suds, light pressure. Nothing but Swirls left. Look else where for bug tar removal.

5 Stars

August 27, 2010
I love this scrubber! Like most people, I was a bit leery of using this on the car, but once I did, I don't know how I lived without it. Why use harsh chemicals when lots of soapy water and this puppy will get all that gunk off of your car. Love it!

5 Stars

rice krispie treat
July 19, 2010
This sponge feels like a big rice krispie treat. If you want to get stubborn stuff off your car, you have to have it.

KC Detailing
5 Stars

GREAT product
July 5, 2010
I run so I have tried a lot of products. We do everything from Hondas to Lamborghinis. I have some customers that have me detail their cars every week so it is imperative that I use the safest product available. This scrubber, if the instructions are followed correctly (lots of soap and water), and you scrub lightly, this will not damage the paint. One of our weekly customers has black cars and I have been using this almost every time without damage. No more harsh chemicals. Use with p21s Total Auto Wash prior to use if you have more than light bug and tar removal needed. Great Porducts!!!

5 Stars

Great Pad
May 16, 2010
This pad along with some type of bug solvent, and man the front of my car is spotless! Its not as course as some said, but its just perfect for bugs. Worth every star and will definatly buy this again.

5 Stars

January 9, 2010
And for the guy who says dont buy this cause it scratches chrome. I'd have to call you a liar. I have used this on expensive chrome wheels before removing road tar and I used it every wash on my chrome bumpers on my truck. I also have a completly chromed out Turbo Hayabusa and I use it on the chrome frame and wheels and dosnt leave a single hairline scratch Your pad must have had major debris on it to consider it was the pad that scratched your chrome! Just sayin!!

5 Stars

Great Scrubber for bugs/tar Will not scratch!!
January 9, 2010
I bought this intending on "Trying" it out on bugs/tar then I got the sponge and went to use it and felt it like WTF this is going to scratch the crap out of my finish. And after the first use IT DOSNT LEAVE MY WASH BUCKET!! Great product and will deff be buying more!

5 Stars

bug & tar pads
August 5, 2009
Wow!!! I can't believe this bug works so well. I am buying more to pass to friends. Especially someone who has av classic car. It IS completely harmless to the syrface of a car. I can'r say enough. I love this bug pad. Believe anything good you hear about it.

5 Stars

Great for love bugs
May 11, 2009
I used this on my father's van over the weekend. They had found lots of love bugs on their trip down to visit. I mixed up OTC car wash and let the sponge soak for a few minutes. It took the love bugs off without a problem. I recommend usnig with a Grit Guard when removing lots of bugs.

Microfiber Guy
5 Stars

Works fantastically!
March 21, 2009
Tried both Professional Bug Sponge and Pinnacle Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad to remove a few large bugs off the front of my new 2009 Infiniti G37s (which had been hit by flying freeway debris after only a week and repainted immediately) - so I was concerned about abrasion - both the Professional Bug Sponge & Pinnacle Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad did no damage. But the Professional Bug Sponge was terrible - it did nothing; the Pinnacle Safe Scrub Bug & Tar Pad was fantastic - get that one

1 Stars

Doesn't work
January 7, 2009
This brush scratches up your chrome. Do not use it.

Tyler S.
5 Stars

Pinnacle does it again!
November 26, 2008
Awesome product, literally takes the bugs off in one swipe.

5 Stars

June 13, 2008