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      08-21-2013, 08:55 PM   #1
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car smell????

I wanted to know what you guys use to make your car smell fresh? I do a lot of fishing and outdoors stuff and my M3 is my DD, don't worry I don't use it like an F-150, I always put everything in bags with newspaper down in the trunk, always bring a change of clothes and shoes just in case and never leave anything in the car overnight or anything. Everything is always in the trunk, nothing in the cabin, even use anti-bacterial hand wash before I drive home and the car has an weird odor in the cabin, not bad but not fresh. Now my car doesn't smell as fresh as it used to and I've been using the same stuff to scent it, usually Febreeze or Yankee Candle scents.

Anyone know what the pro's use? I used to get my cars detailed at this place, closed down now, and when you got the car back it smelled amazing for weeks, they put something down the vents I think and you could always smell it every time you put the AC/Heat on. Thanks for the help.
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Einszett klima cleaner sounds like what you described to neutralize odors in AC system.
http://www.amazon.com/1Z-Einszett-96.../dp/B0002Z2MKO

If you want air freshener though, chemical guys stripper scent is incredible.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical...air_069_16.htm
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Einszett klima cleaner sounds like what you described to neutralize odors in AC system.
http://www.amazon.com/1Z-Einszett-96.../dp/B0002Z2MKO

If you want air freshener though, chemical guys stripper scent is incredible.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical...air_069_16.htm
Thanks. I'll check it out.
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I wanted to know what you guys use to make your car smell fresh? I do a lot of fishing and outdoors stuff and my M3 is my DD, don't worry I don't use it like an F-150, I always put everything in bags with newspaper down in the trunk, always bring a change of clothes and shoes just in case and never leave anything in the car overnight or anything. Everything is always in the trunk, nothing in the cabin, even use anti-bacterial hand wash before I drive home and the car has an weird odor in the cabin, not bad but not fresh. Now my car doesn't smell as fresh as it used to and I've been using the same stuff to scent it, usually Febreeze or Yankee Candle scents.

Anyone know what the pro's use? I used to get my cars detailed at this place, closed down now, and when you got the car back it smelled amazing for weeks, they put something down the vents I think and you could always smell it every time you put the AC/Heat on. Thanks for the help.
I use Meguiars quick detail to clean the inside and I have Mr. Zogs Surf Wax air fresheners for the inside. I love the surf shop smell and surf wax. My entire interior smells new/surfwax. lol
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Einszett klima cleaner sounds like what you described to neutralize odors in AC system.
http://www.amazon.com/1Z-Einszett-96.../dp/B0002Z2MKO

If you want air freshener though, chemical guys stripper scent is incredible.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical...air_069_16.htm
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Einszett klima cleaner sounds like what you described to neutralize odors in AC system.
http://www.amazon.com/1Z-Einszett-96.../dp/B0002Z2MKO

If you want air freshener though, chemical guys stripper scent is incredible.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical...air_069_16.htm
Chemical Guys is awesome, better prices than I expected, and almost everything was discounted too. Got some stuff waiting for it to come in and experiment!!! Thanks
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You do live in Philly... how do you get the dead person in the trunk smell out?
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Any advise for taco bell farts and dirty hookers?
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      08-22-2013, 07:47 PM   #9
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light a match, and a prayer, cuz that stank ain't never goin' away!
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What about the itch?
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Chemical guys stripper scent
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Chemical guys stripper scent
Nice does that attract them to your car as well?
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I have a natural smell in my car..it's called leather
I HIGHLY doubt your 2008 still smells like leather without some help.
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Nice does that attract them to your car as well?
Spray it and they will come. But seriously carry a couple of hundreds and I'm sure you'll round up some
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What about the itch?
Some Antiviral medication will do the trick j/k.
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Nice does that attract them to your car as well?
Spray it and they will come. But seriously carry a couple of hundreds and I'm sure you'll round up some
That's kinda what I do, but I make sure to "accidentally" drop a stack of 100s right in front of them while loudly talking about how I own an m3...60% of the time, it works every time.
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i usually just put my car in 3 wheel motion and drive by really slow. 70 percent of the time it works every time.
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So I bought a few things off the Chemical Guys website and I gotta say so far so good. The Stripper Scent is great, it smells good but does it's job in actually getting rid of Odors not by covering it up like the Air Fresheners I've been using. I also got some of their Citrus based cleaner for the bugs that get all over my JB M3. Works great. Finally I also got some Leather cleaner and Conditioner with vitamin e and this stuff seems like it's gonna be great as well, haven't used it yet but you can tell these guys know what they're doing and their stuff works. I highly recommend Chemical Guys, Thanks again SKINS333
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So I bought a few things off the Chemical Guys website and I gotta say so far so good. The Stripper Scent is great, it smells good but does it's job in actually getting rid of Odors not by covering it up like the Air Fresheners I've been using. I also got some of their Citrus based cleaner for the bugs that get all over my JB M3. Works great. Finally I also got some Leather cleaner and Conditioner with vitamin e and this stuff seems like it's gonna be great as well, haven't used it yet but you can tell these guys know what they're doing and their stuff works. I highly recommend Chemical Guys, Thanks again SKINS333
Anytime man, glad you like it! Sounds like you got some good stuff. Hope you got the big bottle of stripper scent, you will find yourself spraying it on everything!
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Einszett klima cleaner sounds like what you described to neutralize odors in AC system.
http://www.amazon.com/1Z-Einszett-96.../dp/B0002Z2MKO

If you want air freshener though, chemical guys stripper scent is incredible.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Chemical...air_069_16.htm
+1 on this stuff. I have Amazon auto-deliver every 6 months, car always smells nice.
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