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      03-26-2014, 11:48 AM   #1
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What do you guys do with spiders in the car?

A problem came up recently where we heard someone having spider problems in their car. They would see new spider webs everyday but didn't see the spider.

What would you guys do to get rid of it?
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Burn the car to the ground, claim insurance, buy another with 0 spiders

Ok, Realistically..... Clean the crap out of the car. IE: Take out all of the interior if needed. Also, I'd be searching for an egg sack.. Just in case
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Supposedly spiders hate peppermint.
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Burn the car to the ground, claim insurance, buy another with 0 spiders
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Wait till it dies
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I wait til I see it while driving. I calmly open the closest window, then I smack it out.
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drive the car more
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park the car under the sun for a whole day and let the heat of the car burn him to death!
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yeah clean up the car, spray the shit out of it
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Burn the car to the ground, claim insurance, buy another with 0 spiders

Ok, Realistically..... Clean the crap out of the car. IE: Take out all of the interior if needed. Also, I'd be searching for an egg sack.. Just in case
I was thinking the same thing. Haha!

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Supposedly spiders hate peppermint.
Need to try that sometime

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I wait til I see it while driving. I calmly open the closest window, then I smack it out.
That requires a lot of patience! I feel like some people would panic and steer into other lanes.

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park the car under the sun for a whole day and let the heat of the car burn him to death!
I wonder how hot it has to be to kill the spider?
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yeah clean up the car, spray the shit out of it
If it was only easy to find the spider...I wonder if there are any fogging methods that's non toxic and safe to use on cars. That way it can cover areas that you can't reach.
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Wait till it dies
Requires a lot of patience!

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drive the car more
Yea, that is typically the problem with spiders in the car. Cars that sit for a long time build up unwanted insects.
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Blast the nooks and crannies, I use the Aeolus TD901t.
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A problem came up recently where we heard someone having spider problems in their car. They would see new spider webs everyday but didn't see the spider.

What would you guys do to get rid of it?
Tell that person to go to Detail Addict to get their car thoroughly cleaned and detailed.
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Blast the nooks and crannies, I use the Aeolus TD901t.
It's strong enough to blow the spider away? I once took a leaf blower that was rated 200mph at a spider on the wall and it barely moved.

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Tell that person to go to Detail Addict to get their car thoroughly cleaned and detailed.
Smart answer!
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Guessing you read our posts about spiders in the headlight housing haha. I used compressed air but that just moved the little bastard to the corner. So now I will just wait until I open it up to install orions and get rid of the sucker.
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It's strong enough to blow the spider away? I once took a leaf blower that was rated 200mph at a spider on the wall and it barely moved.
It's very similar to the Metro Master Blaster which has a claimed air speed of 665mph.
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Guessing you read our posts about spiders in the headlight housing haha. I used compressed air but that just moved the little bastard to the corner. So now I will just wait until I open it up to install orions and get rid of the sucker.
Haha didn't know that was a thread about that. We think very much alike.

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It's very similar to the Metro Master Blaster which has a claimed air speed of 665mph.
Wow! That's pretty crazy. I'm sure that will get rid of anything you want haha
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Burn the car to the ground, claim insurance, buy another with 0 spiders

Ok, Realistically..... Clean the crap out of the car. IE: Take out all of the interior if needed. Also, I'd be searching for an egg sack.. Just in case
I like the first idea lol..
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Drive my car everyday and get it detailed about once a month or so but started to see spider webs on the inside of my windshield. Guessing that the spider(s) is somewhere in the vents area.. compressed air work?
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