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Old 02-21-2011, 06:37 PM
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Default Easiest way to clean oil off garage floor?

I figure we should be experts in this subject by now, so what is your easiest way?

At the moment I have a minor leak but over time from re-entering the garage and exiting I now have a slip slide for my creeper, I heard kitty litter was the best way and other suggestions?






This is what it looks like after a few weeks, after a few months in the winter its a wonderful slip and slide from spreading around.
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I use brake clean and a shop rag to wipe my epoxy painted floor. If you want to catch the oil, you can get large flat trays made to catch oil drips. Others use cardboard to absorb the oil. Cat litter works well too.

Drip tray = http://www.amazon.com/Products-17-1-.../dp/B000BQSLAO
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Originally Posted by Rocket Rob View Post
I use brake clean and a shop rag to wipe my epoxy painted floor. If you want to catch the oil, you can get large flat trays made to catch oil drips. Others use cardboard to absorb the oil. Cat litter works well too.

Drip tray = http://www.amazon.com/Products-17-1-.../dp/B000BQSLAO
Thanks man I just ordered a couple



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Originally Posted by Moffman View Post
Thanks man I just ordered a couple



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What in gods name is that.
Diapers - for those water cooled engines.

But this works well: Griot's

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Old 02-22-2011, 09:52 AM
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Kitty Litter works best for me. I use it all the time for oil spills.
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Griot's "oil-eater" product works really well on the stuff that's already on the floor:

http://www.griotsgarage.com/product/...rrivals&page=1
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Old 02-23-2011, 01:24 AM
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get your kid to clean it?
And you did have a drip tray supplied with your car. I assume like the rest of us you took it off!
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"What in gods name is that." Think of it as a disposable absorbent solution or incontinence product for your engine, when it's used on cars as old as ares
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I put a piece of cardboard (box) under the rear to catch a small drip - works fine . . .change it every couple feww months.
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Looks like your in Jersey, can you find one of Tony Sopranos crew to roll their hair around in it?

Just kidding...Just kidding.

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I just park on the lawn in front of my double wide trailer
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Originally Posted by Bearclaw View Post
Griot's "oil-eater" product works really well on the stuff that's already on the floor

+100000

oil eater is amazing
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Originally Posted by showard1998 View Post
Looks like your in Jersey, can you find one of Tony Sopranos crew to roll their hair around in it?

Just kidding...Just kidding.

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I am deeply offended, I have sent a priority mail pink envelope describing my feelings to you.
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Buy a new house with a bigger garage. Then it's somebody elses problem?

One thing that I find works really well, is just sweeping the garage and using the pile of dust to sit in the oil. It usually absorbs most of it, and then some Simple Green finishes it off.
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