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#1 sonic113

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Posted 09 May 2014 - 11:38 PM

ok my car doesnt smell!!!! lol!

 

can someone tell me what the smelly stuff is that ford use when you buy the car????

 

 

when i bought my focus it was freshly validated and had a lovely smell inside that lasted for a about 2 months gice or take. Now i cant find an air freshner or car scent to match that or last as long.

 

 

does any one know that scent it is and where to get it?

also what car scents do you use and best place to get from?

 

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 12:16 AM

Hmmm this is interesting I remember older Fords holding their scent well, could deff notice it, if you blind folded me and put be in a few of these older fords ie Orion's... and non fords I'd be able to tell you if I was in the ford or not (as long as it wasnt like an ashtrey inside etc..)

 

I think the smell comes from the dash / plastics used in the interior and owners get use to it sot they don't notice it as much...



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Posted 10 May 2014 - 12:05 PM

is there any dash polish or any scent that can give off the same type of smell?

whats the best stuff to use for cleaning dash and interior parts, Autoglym products?

 

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Posted 10 May 2014 - 01:50 PM

I prefer to use the magic trees - vanilla

 

my local car wash gives a free new car small magic tree with every wash which is nice too



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Posted 10 May 2014 - 02:25 PM

I use the jelly belly air fresheners but I'm a teenage girl hahah :P

Autoglym is amazing for interiors btw.

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Posted 13 May 2014 - 11:41 AM

I use the jelly belly air fresheners but I'm a teenage girl hahah :P

Autoglym is amazing for interiors btw.

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Yea I agree Autogylm is good so is Armour All.....

 

only other thing is to look for some old fashioned vinal gel, it has a natural 'new smell' not sure if it will have uv blocks to stop sunlight damaging you dash.... 



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Posted 13 May 2014 - 11:43 PM

Try Auto smart "Bubblegum" air blaster from Amazon , your car smells fresh , clean and new , I always use it!

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Posted 17 May 2014 - 12:45 AM

Calafornia car scents, they fit in the drinks holder bit and last ages and have a range of smells as well


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Posted 17 May 2014 - 01:27 AM

A "new car" smell is from the solvents  etc and various different smells  

 

Pro valeters use all sorts of products on different surfaces that can take ages for the smell(s) to go away, they also have "new car smell" perfume! - you can find out what they use and can sometimes even buy the products direct  

 

Magic trees etc can not really emulate a full pro valet - just not the same  



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Posted 19 May 2014 - 05:08 PM

I Agree foca

 

magic trees scent doesn't last long either i find. I will try a few of the above recommendations to see what happens.



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Posted 19 May 2014 - 05:11 PM

I think of Knacked taxi's when I hear "magic trees"

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