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neoprene smell

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by carlosgto, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    carlosgto

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    Just installed my new Wet Okole seat covers and the smell of the neoprene is stronge. Is there anything I can spray on them or do to help eleminate the smell and get my trucks interrior smelling they way it did before?
     
  2. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    LBtaco

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    wash them ? read instructions
     
  3. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:48 AM
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    Brunes

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    Give it a week max and it should be back to normal...spend some time with the windows open if you can.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    Good351

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    Mine took like 3 months to rid the smell.
     
  5. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:04 AM
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    Stillfly199

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    The smell is pretty bad, I have just been leaving the windows down whenever possible, sucks cuz its winter and cold, but if its not raining, they are down.
     
  6. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM
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    jasper07

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    Smell with dissapate but the rewards last forever.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    BSP4x4

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    wow,

    Am i the only surfer here? That smell is awesome! I cried when mine faided. Reminds me of suiting up to get shacked!
     
  8. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    Spootypuff

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    I too love that smell :D
     
  9. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    Marioso

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    odor eliminator?
     
  10. Nov 9, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    brandob9

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    Just wait until you experience wet neoprene. It is significantly worse than hockey gear, particularly when soaked in swear, river water or sea water.
     
  11. Nov 9, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    Hoyal

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    I washed mine then took a spray can of Axe and they have not had that smell since I bought them.
     
  12. Nov 9, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    ramjm_2000

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    x2 love the smell of a new wetsuit!!
     
  13. Nov 9, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    squad314

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    My advice is to leave them alone.The smell Will go away.
     
  14. Nov 9, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Incognito

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    I agree, X2...
     
  15. Nov 9, 2009 at 12:21 PM
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    x2!!!

    i loved the smell of mine!!

    mmm brand new wetsuit is the best smell in the world!!

    i hated when the smell went away

    makes wanna shred nugsss
     
  16. Nov 9, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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