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Old 6th April 2005, 11:02   #1
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Hi,

It's summer time and definitely the car does not smell nice from the inside. Especially because the A/C creates a lot of moisture inside and when parked in the sun for sometime it gets all heated up and makes it quite unpleasant.

I have tried a few refreshners was not very happy.

1. I was curious to know what the others do keep their cars smell good?
(During Summers and monsoon)

2. Please share any good economical refreshners.

3. Is a Liquid freshner always good, is there any alternative?

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Old 6th April 2005, 11:59   #2
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HI ..
try keeping a fresh fruit like Apple or a guava under your seat ....
Mango also will do quite nicely ..BUT remember to remove the fruits before it ripens and starts to stink ... change a fruit every three days .. your car will smell of the fruit and it is very cheap and Natural ...
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Or strip off, sit in your car, tuern the ac+ heating full on, the heat should kill off the bacteria, run it for 10 min, then run for a cold shower and a hard earned beer
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We use Ambi Pur in our cars.



It's small, easy to attach and very effective. Bacterias' don't stand a "stinking chance". LOL

U should be able to get one at most car accessory stores.

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i use PLAYBOY !!

its a deo someone gifted and too strong for my taste
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well.. i have a fairly elementary approach...
1 ) ensure that the car interiors are cleaned frequently.. every sunday in my case

2) keep the deo of ur choice in glove box.... "the car now begins to smell lik you".. making it a "TRUE" extension of ur personality... and ofcourse the deo comes handy..... also gives u the flexibility to change n experiment...

i frankly am not a big fan of the standard car perfumes.... makes ur car smell so artificial...... and most importantly... takes away the individuality of the car....

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Quote:
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HI ..
try keeping a fresh fruit like Apple or a guava under your seat ....
Mango also will do quite nicely ..BUT remember to remove the fruits before it ripens and starts to stink ... change a fruit every three days .. your car will smell of the fruit and it is very cheap and Natural ...




heheheheheheh


haha,

instead of throwing away that fruit after 3 days why not eat it the same day after u r done for the day,
how about artificial fruit ,it wont ripen,so it can be used for ever.hehehhe.

instead regular cleaning of the interiors and maybe using ur deo as vivaid said will help .

Ambi pure sukks.
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i dont like Ambi Pur. so even i have the same question. any good car perfumes?

a friend of mine drives a 800 & sprays deo all over himself inside the car so his car smells the way he wants
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Old 6th April 2005, 14:30   #9
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In US, famous car deo is "NEW CAR SCENT"

and if you are exotic then take fruits...strawberry in everything , you know what I mean..........
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Quote:
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i dont like Ambi Pur. so even i have the same question. any good car perfumes?

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yeah man i agree ambu pur is really bad .. i had it in mi car for a day the nest day it was removed ...arghhh it was nasty .. too strong the regultor hardly worked ...

neways ...ever sprinkled whiskey in ur car ??? not much ofcourse ..never waste it ...smells wicked whn u enter the car with the A/c is on especially at nite ...
ok , maybe i am weird ..

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dont use any freshner
keep the car windows open for first ten mins in the morning and make sure the car is cleaned properly every day.
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i have some ambipure anti tobacco but after my first cigarette it smells heavenly.....best air freshner in my car is on a sat nite when i have smoked up in it
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My car smells with its nose. Heh.
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ambi pur really isnt good at all.i had it in my cars a while back but got rid of them.that regulator thing never works and that liquid didnt really smell good at all.isnt there anythin else that can be used.lately my car has been smellin a lot too
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I was using some imported one. Was very good. It was shaped like a helmet. Dont remember the flavour though. Throwed it off after it got over. Couldn get a refill for it. Ambipure gives me a head ache.
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