Adam's TAR 14 reviews

Adam’s TAR (Tar & Adhesive Remover) quickly dissolves and loosens difficult to remove contaminants such as tar, sap, grease, asphalt, glue and adhesive residues. Adam’s TAR is safe for all clear coats, paints and chromes. 

  • Ready to Use, Solvent-Based Formula
  • Quickly Eliminate Difficult Contaminants in Seconds
  • Suitable for all Clear Coats, Paints and Chrome
  • 9oz Aerosol For Easy Application
  • Designed To Remove Road Tar & Adhesive
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I recommend this product


tried to remove some baked on tree sap, used Tar twice and let it sit on for rrequired time, very poor if no reults.


Adam's Polishes

Hi Vic, Thank you so much for your feedback! Tar is often treated much different from tree sap. The sap typically requires more solvent to break down, compared to tar. Our product TAR, does not contain enough solvents to completely remove sap. For best results with hardened tree sap, we suggest using lacquer thinner. Being that it evaporates quickly, it is considered safe for paint as long as it is not over used. If you have any additional questions, please email us to Thank you! - Adam's Polishes Support Team

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I recommend this product

This is the greatest thing since sliced bread

If i could give this product 6 stars, I would. Paint on a leather seat… right off. Artillery fungus, gets rid of it. Sticker residue, bug guts, gum, it fixes it all! This stuff could probably fix a marriage!!

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Makes short work of tar

Simple, easy to use, and effective. What more do you want. Let product briefly sit on the crud you want to come off and simply wipe away. Second application doing the same thing on big thick 'stuff'.

Bela G.

Works Great!

My experience with Adam's TAR (Tar & Adhesive Remover) has been excellent! Follow the instructions and the results will be great: Cool surface, wipe clean with Waterless Wash, apply TAR, wait 30 to 60-seconds, wipe clean, spray with Waterless Wash to remove residual TAR, wipe, done. And you are left with a clean, tar-free surface. Love this stuff! Can't recommend enough!



I used this on my truck to try to remove the tar. It’s mostly just a thin layer and it didn’t remove any of it. I would not recommend this product.


Adam’s TAR is a carefully crafted, unique blend of powerful solvents, natural citrus oils, and alcohols that have been found to be ridiculously effective on even baked-on contaminants that other all-purpose cleaners can’t seem to budge. Despite this high solvency, Adam’s TAR is formulated to be dependable on surfaces without dulling or damaging the finish.  

Instructions for General Use:

  1. Rinse the soiled area with water to cool down the surface and remove light dirt and contaminants.
  2. Spray Adam’s TAR onto the soiled area, doing small areas at a time.
  3. Allow Adam’s TAR to dwell and penetrate for 30-60 seconds.
  4. Thoroughly wipe off the product and soil.
  5. Rinse thoroughly with water to remove any excess materials.
  6. Buff to a high shine with a quality microfiber towel.

*Adam’s TAR is not to be used on a hot surface and works best when the area is pre-moistened with water. Do not allow Adam’s TAR to completely dry. Do not allow Adam’s TAR to dwell for more than one minute as the powerful active solvency may damage surfaces if forgotten.   

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