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Old 4th October 2013, 13:20   #451
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One doubt, what difference does the color make?
Is there any difference between Blue & Red color ionizer?
Would you choose your car colors or take up any color randomly from the yard?

It's common sense that color doesn't make any functional difference. It's my personal choice, I have ordered them in black. Blue and Red seem cheap.

@dhams: Did you try looking at what we are discussing? It's not the average perfume or deodorant, it's an ionizer. Watch few videos on YouTube to know how they work. And it is a long term investment. They do not need refills. As long as unit is functioning it will purify the air.

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I am fed up with spending on perfumes! My last few packs were gels. Now I am wondering why not just keep an odonil inside the glove box!

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I am fed up with spending on perfumes! My last few packs were gels. Now I am wondering why not just keep an odonil inside the glove box!
Yes you can use. But also note, how would your car smell; like getting into a cleaned toilet
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I am fed up with spending on perfumes! My last few packs were gels. Now I am wondering why not just keep an odonil inside the glove box!
You get air freshening sprays from Odonil as well. SAMPLE

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Yes you can use. But also note, how would your car smell; like getting into a cleaned toilet
Haha.. dre@ms - not all products of Odonil are toilet fresheners!

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One doubt, what difference does the color make?
Is there any difference between Blue & Red color ionizer?
There is no difference between the colors. Just cosmetic. I had bought the 649 one.

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Hey ashm99,going by your recommendation i have ordered for the shaldan jasmine ,hope you got it right.Will post my opinion after i have used it.

My Shaldan doesn't seem to have their "Original" effect anymore or may be my nasal sensory glands are now immune to it. Earlier (I used to use Orange) I used to get a distinct Citrus tinge when I get into the car. Nowadays - None!

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I am fed up with spending on perfumes! My last few packs were gels. Now I am wondering why not just keep an odonil inside the glove box!
I first started with ambipur, but the smell was too strong and costly too. Then i switched to shaldan, though not cheap there are quite a few flavours which I felt mild and fresh.
Few months back while scouting for car freshner for my new duster I found Glade gel air freshner for Rs. 65. Surprised and purchased 2 lemon flavour. It is equivalent to shaldan but damn cheaper. I generally don't open the cover completely but keep it half open. It easily lasted for more than a month. Once it got over I went to purchase but no stock available for months. Yesterday I found the same in both big bazaar and mk retail in Bangalore. Took the last available 3 rose flavour from big bazaar and 2 lemon flavour from mk retail.

I would strongly recommend ppl to try this out. It's damn cheap.
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Old 6th October 2013, 11:21   #456
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This is what i was referring to in my previous post.
How does your car smell-glade_gel_freshner.jpg
P.S: Mods sorry for back to back comments, i didnt have the picture yesterday when i posted my first comment. Please delete if not acceptable.
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I first started with ambipur, but the smell was too strong and costly too. Then i switched to shaldan, though not cheap there are quite a few flavours which I felt mild and fresh.
Few months back while scouting for car freshner for my new duster I found Glade gel air freshner for Rs. 65. Surprised and purchased 2 lemon flavour. It is equivalent to shaldan but damn cheaper. I generally don't open the cover completely but keep it half open. It easily lasted for more than a month. Once it got over I went to purchase but no stock available for months. Yesterday I found the same in both big bazaar and mk retail in Bangalore. Took the last available 3 rose flavour from big bazaar and 2 lemon flavour from mk retail.

I would strongly recommend ppl to try this out. It's damn cheap.
I used Ambipur for 8+ years till I read an article that car perfumes are likely to be carcinogenic. I know that we are exposed to several other harmful elements during our normal day, but why stick with something that is purely discretionary? Subsequently, toyed with the idea of fresh flowers, but didn't quite get down to using them.
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I used Ambipur for 8+ years till I read an article that car perfumes are likely to be carcinogenic. I know that we are exposed to several other harmful elements during our normal day, but why stick with something that is purely discretionary? Subsequently, toyed with the idea of fresh flowers, but didn't quite get down to using them.
Even i want to go the DIY way. But my laziness is stopping me from venturing DIY way. Glade being an international brand, i assume it is better than shaldan and i found the scent to be mild which suits my preference. For now im sticking to glade and will prepare my own car freshener(have quite a few options and definitely herbal and not chemical based) soon.
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Mod Note : There are several spelling & grammatical errors in your posts. This negatively affects the forum experience for other readers.

Kindly ensure that you proof-read your posts prior to submission. Also, it would be a good idea to use spell-checkers.

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Camphor is an ionizer? I do not think so. Any links to validate your claim?

And camphor does come with an odour, I do not want people getting into my car to get a feeling of entering elsewhere. And then camphor is highly flammable, not at all advisable to be used inside an unattended car.

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A quick review about the ionizer.

To be honest, I feel it was overpriced for the finish and Made in China tag.

Coming to it's functionality, it does it's job and how. Did a 200km trip and I could not smell any odour inside the car. Be it the pleasant My Shaldan or the unpleasant foul smells from the exterior, I crossed couple of sugar factories so you should know. Highly recommended product for pure air.

Forget keeping any perfumes in the car if you are going to use this.
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Old 11th October 2013, 14:16   #462
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may be am OT;;
usually I notice people leaving the AC vent in closed position when parking for long hrs (usual night parking / parking in hot sun). I usually prefer to leave the AC vent in open position and therby ensure fresh air moves into the car when parked and close the vent when I start the car(else the vent may get clogged due to suction ). I also use a My Shaldan/ Glade - Lime only and have never encountered odor issues.

Most impt - please ensure that the footwear and foot mat are free of any grime or odorous materials.

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Hi shubz - I've Just placed the order in E-bay, hope it works Will appraise on the findings post usage.
Hi shubz- started using this from last couple of days. It is working well but once the air-vent is opened for fresh air intake, the effect seems reduced. Over a period of time not able to feel the freshness. As advised, keeping the AC on while using the ionizer.
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Bought a set of 2 car perfumes (Aeron Dream and Aeron Ken Black Crystal) from eBay.

I purchased the items from here. I had ordered on Oct 15th at around 11pm and today i received the items.

The seller had not mentioned any timelines for delivery so i was expecting it to take a week or more to arrive.

Pleasantly surprised with the quick delivery time (less than 48 hrs).

The Black Crystal is for a colleague while the Dream is for my car. Will get to know how it smells tomorrow. Will update the observations in a couple of days.
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I have the My Shaldan orange gel type air freshener. I have kept the box in the cup holder near the gear lever of my Amaze. Surprisingly, I only smell it when I keep the windows open. As soon as I close the windows and switch on the AC, the smell completely subsides. Weird huh? Since I have kept the box in the lower portion of the cabin, I even tried redirecting the blower to the air vents near the legs, but no luck.
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