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Heated Debate - Best Car Smell of All Time

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by odom117, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:42 AM
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    odom117

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    I'm curious to know everyone's favorite car air freshener. I'd say the most famous out there are the Little Trees. In my opinion, black ice has me (btw, eBay has a deal for a 24 pack for $18). Back in my younger days as a high schooler I was all over Little Trees cotton candy. But now, I'm black ice or die!

    If this thread catches on I'll try to keep up with votes and everyone's opinions. Currently, the results are in:

    Little Trees Black Ice: 6
    Little Trees Vanilla: 1
    Yankee Candle Midsummer Night: 1
    California Scents Coronado Cherry: 1
    Refresh Very Cherry: 1
    Febreze Auto: 1
    SkysBlu: 1
    Air Spencer CS-X3: 1
    Chemical Guys Stripper Sent: 1
    NOTHING (just a clean car): 4
    Oil, Gas, Sawdust, Gunpowder, Benjamins, Wife's clothing: Infinite
     
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  2. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:45 AM
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    Rica25

    Rica25 Got Bam?

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  3. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:46 AM
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    2015Crewmax

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  4. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:47 AM
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    kenomouth64

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    Hold the Line! If you are not holding the line, abandon your ship. Destruction is inevitable without more to hold the line!
    Refresh 'Very Cherry' vent stick
     
  5. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:48 AM
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    Atomic City Tundra

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    I prefer the smell of sawdust, chainsaw oil, and gasoline.
     
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  6. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:49 AM
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    BTBAKER

    BTBAKER HAS ANYONE SEEN MY BASEBALL?

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    None. Keep your truck clean. No fast food etc laying around and take a shower regularly. And don’t let valets with bad B.O park your truck.
    But, when I need a little freshening up I spray some Febreeze auto in there.
     
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  7. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:50 AM
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    Prostar 190

    Prostar 190 WHITE is the SLOWEST color!!!

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  8. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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    Sky's the Limit Car Care

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    Sky’s the Limit Car Care 309 Altamonte Commerce Blvd. Suite 1506 | Central Florida 386-259-0759 | service@carpro-us.com
    Alright so shameless plug here, but its just because I honestly use these myself. Skys Blue Air Freshener. This little guys lasted me about 4 months before the scent started to get a little more dull than normal. and then still gave me a much slighter sent for about a month after that. It smells like Carpro eraser which reminds me of blueberries! Before this freshener though! Black ICE all the way. that was my go to tree freshener for years prior. not sure if you will count 2 votes from me though :blahblah:
     
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  9. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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    Jim LE 1301

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    Yankee Candle.......
    New Car Scent
    Leather
    Mid Summer Night
    Vineyard

    Little Tree............Black Ice
     
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  10. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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    smslavin

    smslavin On a plane...

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    same. been using adam's odor neutralizer. i like it better than febreeze.
     
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  11. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:52 AM
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    BTBAKER

    BTBAKER HAS ANYONE SEEN MY BASEBALL?

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    Right on. I’ll give that a shot. Do most auto stores sell it?
     
  12. Aug 29, 2018 at 7:54 AM
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    smslavin On a plane...

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  13. Aug 29, 2018 at 8:12 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve

    SouthBoundSteve New and Improved Ron is Right!

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  14. Aug 29, 2018 at 8:17 AM
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    But if you could just pick one for forever...
     
  15. Aug 29, 2018 at 8:24 AM
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    Vendeta2k

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    7BC40FC9-2066-4F41-BD62-F1204757FC12.jpg These are my favorite!
     
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    Yankee Candle, Mid Summer Night.
     
  17. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:12 AM
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    Black ice or bust
     
  18. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:23 AM
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    Grey Wolf

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    Easy.........................[​IMG]
     
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  19. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:28 AM
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    FoghornTX

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    Whatever that 1990s VCR rental store, wall mounted aerosol "backroom" air freshener was, that's what I want my truck to smell like once the new truck smell goes away.
     
  20. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:32 AM
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    I'm with the black ice also
     
  21. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:38 AM
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    SuperSilverTundra

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    this is the best car air freshener of all time

    cherry.jpg
     
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    keeping my car clean and not adding anything artificial into my air. :)
     
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  23. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:40 AM
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    Pudge

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    Back seat steam scent is a favorite of mine. I won't name the manufacturer of this fine scent :rolleyes:
     
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    Larmand

    Larmand Im 100% correct, part of the time! TTC #145

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    I like Black Ice, but theres a caveat for me. Everytime i smell it, it reminds me of the cologne "Cool Water." The smell specifically correlates with weed smoking, as that is the cologne all the people i knew smoked weed used to wear. Being nasal sensitive, i try not to keep smells in the truck, house or on myself. Strong scents give me headaches.
     
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  25. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:45 AM
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    BLACK ICE!!!
     
  26. Aug 29, 2018 at 9:49 AM
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    jordanpop1

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    I hate how all that stuff smells. I manage to keep new car smell for about 2 years.

    No fast food, no spills, air out after the dogs Are in it. Other than that if the smell gets bad I just ozonate or whatever from the detailer and it’s back to a neutral smell.

    My wife keeps a small jarred yankee candle in a cup holder in her Runner of her favorite smell. Obviously she doesn’t light it, but it always smells really nice and much better than any of those taxi cab fresheners
     
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    I have the same issue with artificial scents. I try to stay artificial scent free in my life as much as possible. Even if the fragrance is natural, if it's concentrated, it is no longer natural.
     
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  28. Aug 29, 2018 at 10:04 AM
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    Gunpowder, new $100.00 bills and whatever my wife is wearing at the time!
     
  29. Aug 29, 2018 at 10:18 AM
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  30. Aug 29, 2018 at 11:06 AM
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    odom117

    odom117 [OP] New Member

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    This is honestly pretty interesting.

    Especially considering what some people like smelling in their tundras. :rofl:
     
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