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If you're like me, during the winter months, you hate being shocked every time you get out of your car. I bought a $2 can of Static Guard and sprayed the cloth in my car (seats, headrests, floormats, etc.), then left the windows cracked for about 4 hours. If you don't crack your windows, the smell is horrid. Now, no matter what I'm wearing, or how badly I slide my ass on the seats when I get out of my car, I don't get shocked.
 

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'Just say no' to butt-shock

CameronJr9, you have single-handedly saved me a WHOLE lot of anger and frustration. I've been feeling like the guy in Office Space for far too long.

I'm going buy some right this minute. Thanks!!
 

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Thank you.. I was thinking maybe it was just the car..since this will be my first winter with a car (I'm 16) I havnt exactly gone through the whole shocking thing before I guess.. but everytime I get out of the car.. I touch the door and its a pretty bad shock and it scares the hell outta me lol
 

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Every TIME I get out of my Civic it shocks my ass! I feel like Honda did it on purpose just to make people angry. I will be doing this as soon as I get the chance. In fact I may even do this to the inside of my jacket because I have to touch something every time I take it off so I don't get a surprise.
 

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ballplaya4237 said:
Thank you.. I was thinking maybe it was just the car..since this will be my first winter with a car (I'm 16) I havnt exactly gone through the whole shocking thing before I guess.. but everytime I get out of the car.. I touch the door and its a pretty bad shock and it scares the hell outta me lol
haha, yeah it used to scare my too, it happened to me when i would get out of my mom's accord. i havent had a winter with my civic yet, but this is good info to know. thanks! (i never used to egt shocked in my celica... or i never noticed it for the 3 years i owned it )
 

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great thread!!!! Never thought to use that stuff. My wife uses it all the time on her dresses to prevent it. and to think it was sitting on my shelf all that time!!!!!
 

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THANKS, my accord shocks the hell out of me, I need some of this. So I just look for static guard? is it in like the ironing section and stuff? or where do i find this?
 

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static shock?

I wasn't aware there was such thing as static gaurd : P

Anyway, I've always used the ghetto way haha. So when you turn off your car and open the door to get out, keep holding your key (by the metal part). Just touch your key to any metal part of the car door and then it'll relieve that static that got built up.

If you're too lazy to get some of that spray, this is a pretty easy way that's also easy to get used to.
 

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I wasn't aware there was such thing as static gaurd : P

Anyway, I've always used the ghetto way haha. So when you turn off your car and open the door to get out, keep holding your key (by the metal part). Just touch your key to any metal part of the car door and then it'll relieve that static that got built up.

If you're too lazy to get some of that spray, this is a pretty easy way that's also easy to get used to.
Hmm. I'll have to try that. The Static Guard has worn off and I don't feel like getting another can.
 

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That's also good for safety. I know it is pretty rare, but a built up static charge could ignite gasoline when you are filling up at the pump. Think of it as an added bonus when you apply Static Guard.

http://www.snopes.com/autos/hazards/static.asp
 

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taejinah said:
I wasn't aware there was such thing as static gaurd : P

Anyway, I've always used the ghetto way haha. So when you turn off your car and open the door to get out, keep holding your key (by the metal part). Just touch your key to any metal part of the car door and then it'll relieve that static that got built up.

If you're too lazy to get some of that spray, this is a pretty easy way that's also easy to get used to.
The static was so built up in my old Camry that even when i did the key thing, i still felt it in my finger tips and my chest when the spark sparked
 

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asndragonboii said:
wtf... i just quoted myself thinking it was somebody else. I dont even remmeber posting that
You're freaking me out man.
 
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