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Old 09-07-2012, 09:42 AM   #31
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I had a spider lay eggs in my roll bar.

All those specs in the sky are spiders. Came out to the jeep many times with it like that.
Did you end up getting rid of that problem?

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Old 09-07-2012, 11:34 PM   #32
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This is going to sound dumb but how do I work the heat gun? Do I aim it directly at spots where there could be spiders?

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Old 09-07-2012, 11:45 PM   #33
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Did you end up getting rid of that problem?
Yes, they kept coming out and I removed them.

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This is going to sound dumb but how do I work the heat gun? Do I aim it directly at spots where there could be spiders?
I think 99% of your problem is where you're parking. I would do as suggested above and pressure wash your jeep's interior, be through but avoid the dash. If they laid eggs behind the dash you will have to wait for them to come out, then remove them.
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Old 09-08-2012, 11:15 AM   #34
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There is a easy solution!!!
Spiders like a damp dark area to live in.
Remove your top, remove your carpet and put your jeep out in the sun, and angled so that the sun hits your interior. Use a hairdryer and blow it in all of the corners areas that the sun doesn't can't get to.
If you follow the above then your spider problem will be eliminated!
Now the next trick is to keep additional one from getting into it. If you park it into a garage, then have your garage proffesionally exterminated. If you park it outside, then keep the top on and windows up. Have the area that you normally park in outside exterminated.
I have had a lot of experience with getting rid of spiders, because I have lived in Arizona for 39 years and we have a lot of spiders out here, and some of them are very dangerous!!!
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Old 08-30-2014, 09:07 AM   #35
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I too have been having a problem with spiders but i have an idea.We had a nice week of great weather so my doors were stored in the back yard.After putting my doors back on the next when i opened the driver side door i found a huge web going from the lower door panel where the door strap ties into all the way to my seat and back.It seams theres a small hole in the panel and i am positive thats where they are hiding cus a week straight now the web is in the same spot.I will take my panel off today and investigate!Hope this helps!!
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Old 08-31-2014, 12:39 AM   #36
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I thought this was going to be about your differential. . .
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Old 08-31-2014, 01:19 AM   #37
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I'm at college too! This must be a college thing
Don't say that I'm about to go back to school driving my Jeep for the first time
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Old 08-31-2014, 01:32 AM   #38
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You think spiders are bad? Try a wasp problem.

My jeep has been sitting in my driveway for a couple months as I prepare everything to go on. The wasps have gotten very fond of it and built little dirt nests everywhere. If I even go near my jeep they fly out in packs and inspect me- checking out what I'm doing.

I can't wait to get my axles on, and drive my jeep hard- so those nests can snap right off the whole underside.

Either that, or power wash them off when I start shooting the frame with some Eastwood.

If I were you, I would order some cockroach bombs from New York. The cockroaches there are German, and man are they a pain in the ass to kill- but I guarantee you, if you get some strong- quality bombs, it'll kill anything from a cockroach to a small rodent.
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Old 08-31-2014, 07:00 AM   #39
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You think spiders are bad? Try a wasp problem. My jeep has been sitting in my driveway for a couple months as I prepare everything to go on. The wasps have gotten very fond of it and built little dirt nests everywhere. If I even go near my jeep they fly out in packs and inspect me- checking out what I'm doing. I can't wait to get my axles on, and drive my jeep hard- so those nests can snap right off the whole underside. Either that, or power wash them off when I start shooting the frame with some Eastwood. If I were you, I would order some cockroach bombs from New York. The cockroaches there are German, and man are they a pain in the ass to kill- but I guarantee you, if you get some strong- quality bombs, it'll kill anything from a cockroach to a small rodent.
Those are dirt divers. Not wasps.
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Those are dirt divers. Not wasps.
Dirt divers, better known as mud daubers, are a type of wasp. They do sting.
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Roach bomb that shit
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Dirt divers, better known as mud daubers, are a type of wasp. They do sting.
I knew they were related to wasp as the only thins noticeably different is the color of its legs. Didn't know they sting though. That's interesting.

Edit, just read up on them. They may sting but it's a very rare feat.
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I knew they were related to wasp as the only thins noticeably different is the color of its legs. Didn't know they sting though. That's interesting. Edit, just read up on them. They may sting but it's a very rare feat.
Interesting. That's good to know! I read up that they don't defend their nests- so I'll have to do some removing today.
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Ants, ants everywhere. Suckers built first nest, laid eggs, etc. in HVAC duct right under cowl. Thought I cleaned them out by spraying Triazanon. No way. Then I opened up the cowl and hosed out the whole mess. Thought they were gone. Last week I went to the store and when I opened the passenger door to load groceries ants were all over the door frame. I have the black plastic door sill guards - they were all under that. At the upper part where the plastic windshield trim attaches to the door frame they were all up in there too. Had to be a nest since they were carrying eggs. I sprayed them down with some kind of stinking organic bug spray. Gone for now but I bet they come back. Little suckers are taking over the world ya know.
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I like the sock full of mothballs suggestion, but I'd pull into an exterminators parking lot, talk to the folks there, and I betcha you'd be out of there in a few minutes after a technician sprayed the insecticide's unavailable to consumers into your Jeep. My home has a big problem with black widows outside. Consumer type insecticides only work briefly.

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