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I bought a pack of those tree shaped air fresheners for my car a while back. I can't be doing with things hanging off the rear view mirror (Unless it's furry dice of course[:D]) and it kept falling off the rear grab handle so I put it in the centre console leaning against the rear passenger ashtray.

Just went to replace it and noticed it's made the paint/laquer/finish (whatever you want to call it) blister and peel away from the ashtray cover where it's been in contact[:(!]!!!

Maybe that's why they're designed to hang[:I].

Cheers, Jim
 

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It says on the packaging that they need to be kept away from plastic and painted surfaces. They are evil things those air fresheners when it comes to interior surfaces.
 

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Sorry but it does say to keep it away from plastics etc!!

Hang it on the rear grab handle and loop the elastic over itself (if you see what I mean!!). That way it won't fall off.
 

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Happened to me on my steering column. Had a charity air freshner I got from MacDonalds and hung it from my indicator stalk where it blistered and peeled the rubbery finish away. Thats what I get for being charitable!
 

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buy yourself a poppycoral air freshener, they look good, u can get them to match the colour of your car, they smell of lemons and wont damage your plastics - lovely jubbly [^]

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Quote: posted by cat on 17/03/2004 20:51:17

buy yourself a poppycoral air freshener, they look good, u can get them to match the colour of your car, they smell of lemons and wont damage your plastics - lovely jubbly [^]

cat

Agreed - last for ages too.
 

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Quote: posted by GrahamOliver on 17/03/2004 20:16:20

Quote: posted by Toff on 17/03/2004 13:22:24

Alternatively..

stop being smelly.

Impossible!

I'll take your word for it mate [xx(] By the way, what made you go for green window tints mate? [:p]

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Quote: posted by Toff on 17/03/2004 23:40:43

Quote: posted by GrahamOliver on 17/03/2004 20:16:20

Quote: posted by Toff on 17/03/2004 13:22:24

Alternatively..

stop being smelly.

Impossible!

I'll take your word for it mate [xx(] By the way, what made you go for green window tints mate? [:p]

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Tis just the contrast of the photo! Smarty Pants! [:p]
 

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Quote: posted by GrahamOliver on 18/03/2004 00:27:16

Tis just the contrast of the photo! Smarty Pants! [:p]

So in real life, you've actually got a bronze tan then? [:D] LOL! Fancy being caught picking your nose in a photo Graham!

- Toff.
 

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Quote: posted by Big A on 17/03/2004 20:08:35

Happened to me on my steering column. Had a charity air freshner I got from MacDonalds and hung it from my indicator stalk where it blistered and peeled the rubbery finish away. Thats what I get for being charitable!

aaaaahhhh!

I had hung my coconut scented wooden air freshener from the indicator stork and noticed the same thing. I thought it must be the knocking from the wood against the plastic when I indicated etc..

Now I know. b'stards.
 

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I just hoover the car regularly and that does it.

I dunno what happened the other day but the new smell came back for a while, god I love it.
 

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Don't bother with the 'hang it up' or 'put it on the vent' type airfreshners as I have found they don't last that long and some of them make your car smell like a toilet!

Get some of the scented granules that the trade use, and then put them in the ashtray (front/rear) and they make the car smell lovely. Can get them in Lemon/camomile, vanilla, and now CK1 style or Chanell #5 (if you so wish).

Can get a price for people if required.

John.
 
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