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If you are unfortunate enough to encounter a skunk with your car, you can remove the odor by dissolving one cup of dry mustard in a bucket of water. Use this solution to wash your car. Use a mop to wipe the wheels and underbody, repeating if necessary.
I sure could have used this when I took a road trip to visit my uncle. We had just met at the car to get my luggage taken in. He called his ex-wife soon after I got there and I overheard him telling another relative that I really needed a shower or something. I hadn't seen these relatives for many years and I'm sure they all got a kick out it, but I didn't, not right away anyway!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|