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Don't pull out your nice car. Luv Bugz are everywhere.

Discussion in 'Texas' started by ralfabco, Sep 10, 2004.

  1. ralfabco

    ralfabco Two Time F1 World Champ
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    I just drove 5 hours in my Corolla. I doubt I will spend money to have the front bumper resprayed. This is some simple advice. You should ask to borrow your wifes car this weekend. BesiDES she wants you, to get the thing washed anyway. Do not take out you know what.

    Anyone know the fastest "couple" to "hang on" ? They seem to usually hang on until at least 40mph, before going aerobatic. I have seen a determined couple make it to at least 50mph. - That is the exception.
     
  2. TexasF355F1

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    No kidding! It's like a damn sworm of bees flying around. What are the purpose of luv bugs anyway?
     
  3. rob lay

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    We don't have these in Dallas now, but Grandparents came up from College Station and front of their car was plastered.
     
  4. woodlands_vt

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    here you go, Ralph. Want some? :)

    The pic below is from Sept 20 (last year). I just got the bumper repainted...
     
  5. LAfun2

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    Can one explain why the bumpers need to be repainted? A thorough cleaning doesn't get these bugs off?

    I drive from Los Angeles to Seattle often, and pick up plenty of bugs in OR and WA, and usually come off with a good wash.

    I was thinking of moving to TX next year, and if I have to get the bumpers painted, its not really worth the move. Thanks for the explanation to a native Californian. :)


    -Ryan
     
  6. WJHMH

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    LAfun2,

    You don't unerstand Luigi's joy of "spirted driving."
     
  7. ralfabco

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    Luigi just does not get it. He does not understand that you are not supposed to drive an exotic "everyday." A daily driver ? This guy needs to be given a page in a Lamborghini sales brochure. He needs to explain how you can take a Diablo to purchase milk, drive it to work every day, dodge pretty girls screaming at either the car, and or Luigi, and fun runs. At least knock it down to a weekend car. It is very unfortunate. Meanwhile while the Diablo continues to toil, the Suburban sets around loafing in his driveway.



    Ryan. The bumper respray is a cute joke. This really has to do with the fact of exotics getting rock chips, if the bumper is not covered. The Luv Bugz will come off, if you clean it fairly quickly. There is no reason to clean them when it comes to a Corolla.
     
  8. LAfun2

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    Glad to hear I might not have to change my whole life plans, because of your inside joke. ;) :D
     
  9. CTEV2

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    The love bugs have been swarming in College Station for the past few weeks. The record stands for a male hanging onto my window at 62 mph. They're gross and everywhere, but their "juice" is acidic, so you have to wash your car every other day if you get on the highway. Absolutely disgusting, but I'll take them over a hurricane anyday.
     
  10. maranelloman

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    #10 maranelloman, Sep 16, 2004
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    Yup. The picture below was of my car at TWS in College Station several weeks ago. Got so bad that I literally couldn't see out of the windshield at the end of each 20 minute session on track. And I had to use a powerwash to get that crap off the front of the car. Acidic is not the half of it---more like Super Glue.
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