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Old 08-10-2002, 10:39 PM
Jimbo Jimbo is offline
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This stinks

What do you guys use in your trucks to get the sweat smell out? I sweat alot while working (especially in this heat)- I suppose we all do. I put garbage bags over the seat cushions so they dont get sweaty or dirty, and I try to keep my fore arms off the console etc. I still cant keep the sweat smell out.

I tried dryer sheets under the seat and it worked for a days or so, until I started mowing and got all sweaty again.

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Old 08-10-2002, 10:42 PM
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I clean up my hands, arms, face and neck with baby wipes between most accounts and change my shirt once or twice a day. Vinyl seats don't hold sweat.
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Old 08-10-2002, 10:51 PM
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I'm not saying that this will get the sweat smell out but, a banana peel under the seat will definately change things for the better. Just change the banana peel regularly.

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Old 08-10-2002, 11:13 PM
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Try Fabreze "Safely eliminates odor on fabrics". Works on my LazyBoy.
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Old 08-10-2002, 11:25 PM
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Go with Febreeze automotive i think that is what it is called workes great. I use it once a week when i clean up my trucks.
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Old 08-11-2002, 01:51 AM
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A bag of Captian Black Gold pipe tobacca on dash. Will last for months.
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Old 08-11-2002, 05:50 AM
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do what i do .ask your wife for an old bed sheet ,it works great also keeps the clippings in place for easy clean up.of course change the sheet every couple of days.
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Old 08-11-2002, 08:59 AM
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Here's what works for me

I picked up a seat cover from Cabela's catalog. Best thing out there in my opinion- cost about 30 bucks if I remember right. Secondly I smoke a pipe. It really gets the sweat smell gone. If you don't want to start smoking a pipe (why NOT?), try getting a air unit from Alpine Industries. They sell fro about a hundred bucks for a car unit. Runs of the lighter fixture. Last thing I use is cedar planks pushed under the floor boards. Scuff them with sand paper once a year and they will last for a long time.

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Old 08-11-2002, 10:56 AM
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We have a big mint patch in our herb garden.
I cut some 1 or 2 X a week and keep it in a mesh bag hanging on the dash. Just squeeze it a few times to reactivate it. If its wet out a little on the floor mats helps the musty smell also.
Truck smells like a chewing gum factory but much more pleasant than the alternative.
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I get those wove fabric seat covers and replace every winter.
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Old 08-12-2002, 01:08 AM
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I'd have to agree with using Febreze. Other than that, I'd also recommend more frequent vacuuming will help.
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