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post #11 of 33
If there is any actual tar build up this will have to be removed.It is going to take some chemicals and some elbow grease,finished up with fresh air and a sun bath.You may have to get so detailed as to wipe down each fan blabe,certainly both sides of every flat panel.
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post #12 of 33
Do this it really works...

Mix a solution of 1 gallon of warm water, 1/2 cup plain ammonia, 1/4 cup white vinegar, and 1/4 cup washing soda (which can be found in the laundry additives area of supermarkets).

White vinegar will remove the tar and smoke. Washing soda or baking soda will absorb all the smells. Ammonia is a great cleaning agent.
Similarily you could just wash the case with white vinegar and then cover it with dry baking soda for a day or so, same thing but takes longer than the mixture.
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post #13 of 33
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put it back on the packaging again then fill it with newspapers (inside the case also). leave it for a day. newspaper absorbs the odor of anything. i use it on my shoes lol.

This!!
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post #14 of 33
Start smoking. You wont smell it anymore. lol
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pressure washer??
     
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post #16 of 33
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Start smoking. You wont smell it anymore. lol



Lol!

 

 

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post #17 of 33
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Start smoking. You wont smell it anymore. lol

I'm a smoker and even i hate the smell of smoke especially when it sticks to something and lingers
    
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post #18 of 33
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put it back on the packaging again then fill it with newspapers (inside the case also). leave it for a day. newspaper absorbs the odor of anything. i use it on my shoes lol.

you sir get a +1 i tried it out this morning and my shoes dont smell any more either biggrin.gif
post #19 of 33
Power wash and leave it out in the sun.
post #20 of 33
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Originally Posted by candy_van View Post

If the case cannot be saved...convert it to a grill/smoker and call it the HAF-batchi biggrin.gif

Marketing genius right there.
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