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I hit a skunk at the Glen!


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Hi guys,

So there I am at the Glen, driving under constant rain yesterday and I hit a skunk :soapbox: !!! I did not run over it and the animal didnt die!

Needless to say I had to pit in to check for damages to the car and throw up. No damages to the car, only a horrible smell. I cannot locate exactly where or if the animal hit.

I drove 2 more runs and drove my car all the way back home (4 hours) under the wet weather, but no luck getting ready of the smell. I took the car to a car wash that had some undercarriage "jets" and the smell got a little better...But did not subside completely...

How do I get ready of this plague - no tomato juice - please... :help:

All the best,

Gus

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My dad ran over a skunk once when he drove for Trailways Bus. The skunk got stuck between the rear duel wheels and spun around for miles. The smell was so bad almost everyone onboard got sick. He had to park the bus, call for a replacement and transfer all the folks and luggage. Funny now.

They get hit here all the time in Montana.

Hope you can get the smell out.

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If you can get your hands on a power washer, or even a hose-end soap dispenser, try a little Simple Green and hose the bottom of the car down, wheel wells, and along the front air dam where the little critter likely hit. Small woodland creatures tend to "tuck and roll" under these cars, and with the plastic bottom pans, somewhat "smear" along the bottom. :) hehe The Simple Green is a nice gentle degreaser and cleaner, and should help break down any skunk oil, and it has a decent smell.

I hit a raccoon with my Boxster a few months ago, and that worked for me to get rid of a little odor a few days after the "incident." :) I used my power washer with the soap hose in some simple green, and used just light pressure by laying down along side of the car. Once I got all of the plastic washed down, things were better.

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I think this might become a battle of the household cleaners thread...

There's something sold at pet stores called Natures Miracle. It's an enzyme based cleaner and is about the only thing that I know of that will completely get rid of animal smells without leaving a smell of its own. Anyway, you could buy a bottle, put it in a spray bottle, and spray down the underside of the car. As far as I know, it doesn't have any harsh chemicals that would damage your car.

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