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    This may be more of a Southern California question, because I've seen this phenomenon more here than anywhere else. Does anyone know... for sure... what that golden yellow goo is... the stuff that gets all over your car when you park it outdoors? It doesn't look like bird droppings at all. It has more of a manmade look. Someone once told me it's stuff that drops off of airplanes. Ya think? That has kind of a tall tale feel to it. Anyway, I've just washed my two black cars and they were spotted all over. It doesn't wash away easily. You have to scrape it with a fingernail.
    What the heck is it?
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    Pollen, perhaps? With maybe a little watter to it makes a gooey substance? That would be my guess.












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    • #3
      Originally posted by Tom Chaney
      This may be more of a Southern California question, because I've seen this phenomenon more here than anywhere else. Does anyone know... for sure... what that golden yellow goo is... the stuff that gets all over your car when you park it outdoors? It doesn't look like bird droppings at all. It has more of a manmade look. Someone once told me it's stuff that drops off of airplanes. Ya think? That has kind of a tall tale feel to it. Anyway, I've just washed my two black cars and they were spotted all over. It doesn't wash away easily. You have to scrape it with a fingernail.
      What the heck is it?

      Alien Poop maybe???

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      • #4
        Do you park around trees?

        In Carmel, if you park near the trees they just HAVE to drop sap on you vehicle. They cannot let you leave without a momento.

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        • #5
          That was my guess- In arizona, I lived in an apartment complex called "The Pines" which, as you may guess, had tons of pine trees and pur cars were always covered in brown sticky sap spots.
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          • #6
            Grrr trees.
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            • #7
              I get that stuff on my car also, and I'm parked at work no where near trees....???? I have always thought it was something coming from the company I work for...Metal Finishing......Now I am beginning to wonder!
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              • #8
                The pollen idea is interesting. I don't park near any trees. I know that problem. We once parked a car under a eucalyptus. We had to use stiff brushes to get it clean! This yellow stuff is unique. Always small round dots about a quarter inch or smaller, or a tiny, tiny streak.
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                • #9
                  Tom you are part of a top secret controlled government experiment. The gooey yellow substance is actually a minor narcotic* sprayed from night flying black helicopters. It causes those who come in contact with it to have an uncontrollable urge to wash their cars repeatedly.








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                  • #10
                    I get those dots on my car, too, from my tree. Really hard to wash off, but it'll eat your paint if you don't.
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                    • #11
                      Not the black helicopters! Get out your tinfoil hats, everyone! AhhhhhHH!!!
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                      • #12
                        I'll vote for pollen. My car gets that stuff too making it look like it has gold fleck paint! Bleh!

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                        • #13
                          It is in fact pollen of some sort that collects because this phenomenon is not isolated to tree bearing areas or near flowers. It happens at the beach, the desert, your street. I believe it has a lot to do with the marine layer and the massive moisture that collects on your car at night as it dries and shrinks it must pull the pollen into clumps that turn yellow when exposed to sunlight for long periods of time.

                          The good news is it comes off with a scratch of the finger nail and doesn't seem to leave stains.






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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by ah schucks
                            It is in fact pollen of some sort that collects because this phenomenon is not isolated to tree bearing areas or near flowers. It happens at the beach, the desert, your street. I believe it has a lot to do with the marine layer and the massive moisture that collects on your car at night as it dries and shrinks it must pull the pollen into clumps that turn yellow when exposed to sunlight for long periods of time.

                            The good news is it comes off with a scratch of the finger nail and doesn't seem to leave stains.
                            I live in a valley location (IE, no marine layer)... at least 40 miles from the beach, no desert, but I am near a street and I get those every so often.

                            Personally I think it comes from the enviorment and trees, that or my car is developing a golden fever and is breaking out in hives wanting to go back to Disneyland.
                            ...it's been a long time.

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                            • #15
                              Shucks is correct. We use to call it bee poop but it is pollen the bees will drop going back to their hive. I use to have huge bees living in a fence next to me and they left really big poop.
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