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Old 10-16-2010, 01:39 AM
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an You Buy This Stuff? (New Car Smell)


I understand that GM sprays the interiors of new cars coming off the line, with a compound that enhances that "new car smell".
Can you buy this?
I love the smell of all of those aromatic hydrocarbons, outgassing from the plastics and carpeting..I'm sure it isn't good for you.
Anyway, do they sell this stuff?
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Old 10-16-2010, 02:35 AM
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I don't know if manufacturers add any additional scent

You can buy the a spray just google it, or go to your local auto shop. They probably make new car smell pine trees as well.
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Old 10-16-2010, 03:37 AM
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I understand that GM sprays the interiors of new cars coming off the line, with a compound that enhances that "new car smell".
you understand incorrectly. The "new car smell" is simply the normal out-gassing of the polymers used in the manufacturer of interior materials. it goes away once the volatile fractions have evaporated away.

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