Whether it’s coffee, soda, or the top scoop of an ice cream cone, every owner of a new car knows that sooner or later something will spill in their vehicle. Some are lucky, soaking the interior with nothing more damaging than bottled water. But others… well, let’s just say their vehicle never again smells quite right. The Butler family’s no different. Here are some of our “Oops!” moments.
As any parent knows giving a child a beverage in the car can be a sketchy proposition. Chris says her two kids lacquered the interior of their Ford Explorer with lots of milk and HiC Orange. Stickiness!
My worst spill had to have been a 5 gallon bucket of vegetable beef soup. The entire bucket emptied onto the floor in the back seat. There was so much soup in the car that it looked like a feed trough.
Drew was transporting a turkey he’d cooked when the pan slipped, dumping turkey grease all over the upholstery. But the grand prize goes to his buddy who, while on a summer road trip with Drew, spilled a froofy coffee drink made with milk. The heat not only curdled the milk, but after melting the ice in the cooler, also heated up the crawdads inside. The odor lasted the entire length of their 5-hour drive. “Worst road trip ever,” he says.
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