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New Car Smell

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoNut, Sep 24, 2008.

  1. Sep 24, 2008 at 10:24 PM
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    TacoNut

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    Just curious how long did that new car smell last in your truck? mine lasted at least 5 months and now 9 months later I still get wiffs of it. I've never had anything like it. This is even after mud, dust, smoke, and sweat being in the truck.

    Anyone else still have new car smell???
     
  2. Sep 24, 2008 at 10:37 PM
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    awoit

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    ive lost mine since i bought my truck =[ ... but id sure love to get it back, any ideas anybody?? i have the blue tree smell thingy thats labeled "new car smell" pff thing wears out once i roll my window down
     
  3. Sep 24, 2008 at 10:38 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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    I hear those are crap. Does is actually smell like new car smell? I've seen aerosol cans you can buy. Not too sure of the product, though.
     
  4. Sep 24, 2008 at 10:39 PM
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    tc2008

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    Easy just trade your car for the new 09:thumbsup:
     
  5. Sep 24, 2008 at 10:40 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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    JJ Customs

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    Great post, mine smells like hOOkers and beer! By Hookers and beer I mean my wife and whatever the hell she spilled under the seat... Skittles!! DAM I BET THATS SKITTLES!!!!
     
  7. Sep 24, 2008 at 11:00 PM
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    eordonez

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    Actually ive heard new car smell is bad for people.... all you are smelling are polymers, glue, paint.... which are not very healthy.....
     
  8. Sep 24, 2008 at 11:02 PM
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    PhoenixCadet

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    That's part of the study I read, too, but I just chose not to include that part.

    :eek: :D
     
  9. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:36 AM
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    lsocoee

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    my truck had the new car smell until I put on my Wet Okole covers
     
  10. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:07 AM
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    Munkey

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    +1

    All those people in New Orleans loved that "new trailer" smell of their FEMA trailers too. Until someone realized the smell was making them sick.
     
  11. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:11 AM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

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    Yeah they are crap...I went to Walmart the other day and bought one. It smells nothing like a new car. And the scent is waaaay to strong.
     
  12. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:13 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I resemble that remark, and for the record, I'd sleep on a bed made of new tires if my wife would join me.
     
  13. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:13 AM
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    JimBeam

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    even though i didnt buy my truck new...it had that new car smell as i had come from a smelly old volvo sedan and a ford ranger owned by an old guy

    the new "clean" smell in my tacoma lasted thru the test drive, and then was gone about halfway home the day i took delivery. I made sure to fart a couple good times in there to "mark my territory" if you will

    its been downhill ever since :D
     
  14. Sep 25, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    My truck is almost 3 years old and still smells brand new, everyone thinks its new, haha. Im also very very crazzy about keeping it clean inside and out.
     
  15. Sep 25, 2008 at 10:49 AM
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    jolayiv

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    Sorry I'm going to jack this thread real quick. Lets get a couple pictures of the other rides.

    Oh yeah I think I just got used to the smell and don't realize it still smells like new car. Everyone else thinks it does though.
     
  16. Sep 25, 2008 at 11:21 AM
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    +1... Same with mine... 2006 Taco with new smell still... 70k miles....
     
  17. Sep 25, 2008 at 3:07 PM
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    With the pungent combination of Thai take-out food and my smelly gas the new smell quickly vacated.....
     
  18. Sep 25, 2008 at 3:59 PM
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    I was just thinking about this the other day. I was walking down the street and I caught a whiff of something that reminded me of the way my Dad's new car smelled in the 1980's, and I realized that new cars smell differently than they used to. Might just be my mind remembering things differently, but I guess it could be the chemicals and plastics used now are different than they used to be.
     
  19. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:04 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    i bought a pack of air fresheners from wal mart called new car smell. ive gotten many compliments from people who ride in my truck that it smells brand new! even after ive had the tree in there for a few months and i can no linger smell it

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  20. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    Mine still smells new. :D


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