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Old 16th June 2009, 17:16   #136
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My car smells like..diesel.
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Old 16th June 2009, 17:16   #137
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My Car smells of YSL L'Homme , since i managed to get some sample Vials and blotter from the counter sale guys .
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Old 16th June 2009, 18:00   #138
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My car smells AAAAARRRRRRRRGGGGGHHHH.
Or is it me?

What is the kind of smell?
Rotten egg
Dead rat
cat/dog smell
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Old 16th June 2009, 18:09   #139
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I use the same thing in all my cars, but now have noticed that the quality has gone down. Before one would be enough for the car, now even two are not enough and they do not give as much of a fragrence as before.
The problem here is of perception - When I first bought shaldans I had gone for 2 cans of the same flavor (lime). Used 1 -, in the winter months - it lasted for around 2 months. When the first can was over I opened the second can and to my disbelief I could not feel it anymore... Then tried Lemon, then orange both of these flavors didn't seem to spread any fragrance - then one day I tried apple, and since past 1.5 months it's been going strong... it seems that after certain time - a particular smell just sinks in and you just don't notice it...
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Old 31st August 2009, 01:15   #140
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I like the water on mud smell. Any such perfume?
There is a very simple solution to your problem. But that solution is a problem for me.

I used AC in ventilation mode, and now when ever is switch on my ac i smell the same thing which you are talking.(smell of the first rain)

Well! i want to get rid of this and you want this in your car.
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Old 31st August 2009, 12:44   #141
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My car smells jeep!

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Old 31st August 2009, 13:11   #142
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At the moment I am using a blueberry flavoured air freshner,the ones you hang over the mirror. I thankfully have a generous enough uncle who sends me supplies from the US. If any of you guys in bangalore need one, let me know. (at a small fee ofcourse)
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Old 7th September 2009, 14:59   #143
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Hi all,
I use "Mr Poppy". Not the colourful one but the one which come only in two colors Golden and Silver.
My Santro is Silver so i have two of them in my car, one on the dash board and one at the rear parcel rack.
I would really recommend this
Check This out,
Mr. poppy
Believe me guys my car still smells of it even after its over since last two months

Help needed!
Can some one tell me where can i find the refills for the same? A new one costs 400INR, and i am sure a refill would be a lot cheep.

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Old 7th September 2009, 18:48   #144
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Hi all,
I use "Mr Poppy". Not the colourful one but the one which come only in two colors Golden and Silver.
My Santro is Silver so i have two of them in my car, one on the dash board and one at the rear parcel rack.
I would really recommend this
Check This out,
Mr. poppy
Believe me guys my car still smells of it even after its over since last two months

Help needed!
Can some one tell me where can i find the refills for the same? A new one costs 400INR, and i am sure a refill would be a lot cheep.

Regards
Gaurav
Where from you purchased this thing?
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Old 14th September 2009, 12:24   #145
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These are available at usual Car accessories shop.
You can also find it in big Departmental stores in bangalore.

I guess you can checkout some Departmental stores in kolkata where they have a section of care care products.

I would suggest 'Citrus' Flavor. The sharp smell makes itself noticeable.
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Old 29th October 2009, 19:29   #146
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Have tried dozen of them and trust me - The best ones are hands down Ambi Pur Lily (for floral) and My Shaldan Orange (for fruit). Most Poppy ones are all fakes coming from China or being locally manufactured. Never understood why ppl use Poppy..it just stops smelling after 2-3 days !

In case of Shaldan, I suggest watch out for Importer Label, as I did see some fakes in Shaldan too ! I kept in my console and it lasted decently for around 30 days, the first few days being HEAVEN ! Never has any air freshener been so close to the natural original fragrance ! Ive heard it contains concentrated natural orange oil.

Ambi Pur Lily is also great, but one needs to be careful of the spillage in the A/c vent, because if it does, Ive heard it might ruin the A/c.
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Mr. Poppy is the best, citrus. If you can get the original

P.s : Original lasts about 6 months, dupes are gone in a month and they leak.
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Guys - Need some help for my new car. Its just 20 days old and it smells like dead rat inside the cabin. I have ambipur "Wave" and it is fine when the A/c is on. But when i open the door it smells like S***. I have done a vaccum cleaning but its no use. Took it to sevice station to give a water wash and pressurised air still no change.

Note: I am yet to remove the plastic covers which are used to cover the new car. Would this be the problem. I am planning to add an art leather seat cover by end of this month and thougt i can remove those plastic covers at that time. Should i remove them to get ride of the problem.

Its terrible smell when i open the car and i have stopped inviting my friends to see the car now. Please help ... i do not want a new car to smell like this.
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Guys - Need some help for my new car. Its just 20 days old and it smells like dead rat inside the cabin. I have ambipur "Wave" and it is fine when the A/c is on. But when i open the door it smells like S***. I have done a vaccum cleaning but its no use. Took it to sevice station to give a water wash and pressurised air still no change.

Note: I am yet to remove the plastic covers which are used to cover the new car. Would this be the problem.
This is possibly part of your problem. There may be moisture under the plastic. Check also for a plastic sheet above the carpet. Strip this all away, wash the carpets and dry in the sun. Clean the seats, if required, with a Sofa cleaning spray.
A new car should just smell clean and fresh after 20 days.
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Old 9th November 2009, 20:36   #150
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Thanks filcord, it did work. I removed all the plastic covers and i get that fresh car smell back. I did this just now and i tested it after 30 mins and its clean and excellent freshness noticed. Thanks for your help.
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