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Oil Cleanup

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Romer, Dec 29, 2003.

  1. Romer

    Romer fatherofdaughterofromer Moderator

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    Whats the best way to clean up a big oil spot in the driveway? Any good chemicals out there. Thanks!
     
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    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    Asphalt or Concrete?

    I like the purple stuff, Super clean on either.

    Has worked well for me.

    Good luck!

    -Steve
     
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    Sawdust. Soaks it up good and lasts through wind and hail and snow and rain. Leaves a stain though.
     
  4. Dianna

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    I use cat litter, seems to work as well as oil dri for about an eighth of the price. Whatever is left i have had good luck with dishwashing liquid and a strong spray from the hose. I have used simple green too and had about the same results. If you have something really stubborn and a nice new concrete driveway, I bet some hand cleaner like D&L would work if you get the spot really dry before trying it. But those oil spots add some character, don't you guys think? ;)
     
  5. Romer

    Romer fatherofdaughterofromer Moderator

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    Thanks,

    I'll give it a try
     
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    I let degreaser (The Zep puple stuff Poser mentioned is good) soak in, then I get out the pressure washer, that will get all but the stain off. I've had some very large oil stains (from the GMC NOT the 40 :D) and this works well.