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Old 04-06-2004, 08:26 PM
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Oil Leak Cleanup

Had a small oil leak.

Any recommendations on removing deisel oil from concrete?
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Old 04-06-2004, 08:37 PM
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Chris,

A jackhammer works good. LOL

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Old 04-06-2004, 08:53 PM
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Diesel oil on concrete is a *****. Try the various degreasing agents like the purple stuff from Castrol but you may end up having to use muriatic acid right before you jackhammer.
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Old 04-06-2004, 08:59 PM
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I've heard cat litter rubbed in with a brick might help. I've never tried it though.

Park in the garage and put a piece of linoleum, or cardboard, underneath. That always works.

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Old 04-06-2004, 09:16 PM
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Oil absorb:

Use kitty little as Joe said. Then use "dry" cement powder. Both of these should be ground in with you feet and may take multiple applications. Don't let the cement get wet with water or you will have a bigger mess.
Also Safety Kleen solvent does wonders.
Haven't tried Zip cement cleaner fro Home Depot.
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Old 04-06-2004, 09:39 PM
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kerry, your PM box is full...
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Old 04-06-2004, 11:47 PM
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try wd40 it works
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Old 04-07-2004, 02:15 AM
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I use "Lestoil" Works like magic. Should be available at most grocery chains, or Wal-Mart.

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Old 04-07-2004, 08:27 AM
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Thanks all.

I'll be trying them this weekend.
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