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What to do?? 6 gallons all over the place, dirty old engine oil....

total freeky accident....a damn CAT my WIFE insists on FEEDING, 'hood stray....is trapped during thunderstorn in the workshop/garage....I get back to find all 6 all over the floor, stupid cat panics in the storm today, and so now I got one hell of a mess....

only thing I can think of is oil absorb...kitty litter....and pray....

too boot its in an area that drains downt the driveway....so washes with rain where I"m scared the damn EPA may well come looking around, and trace that crap...not MY fault....

BTW, wife and me are fixing to fight over this tonight, she is to STOP feedin all the GOD DAMN NEIGHBORHOOD STRAY PETS......tired of it....

ready to spike it all with anti freeze, killl every damn ONE OF THEM....

freeking un be leiveable....

I gasolined wiped off all thehoses, lines, and some of the floor, but i'ts seemingly acres of crap all over the joint...

other than kitty litter, any other suggestions???
 

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Sounds like you are needing an immediate solution...don't know how fast you can get your hands on the product. Here's their web site: http://www.ecosolutionsiowa.com/SphagSorb-INDEX.html

I've seen this product used before, and it is far superior to clay products (kitty litter). Many EMS vehicles in my home state (Louisiana) used to carry the product on-board due to it's extreme light weight, ease of use, and superior clean-up results.
 

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get as much cleaned up as you can then use a grease cutting agent like simple green where you can. I would follow up with a steam cleaner if you can rent one! The quicker you do it the easier it will be! :thumbsup:

I hate cats! :D
 

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A good quality oil absorbent from a parts house will clean it up. you will never know it was there...
 

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A good quality oil absorbent from a parts house will clean it up. you will never know it was there...
Wife and I went to the grocery store up the street, and got 90 lbs of kitty litter....two 25 lbs bags, and 4 10 lbs bags....and it's about 1/2 of what's needed, next stop when traffic dies down...parts house or wal mart....

stupid allready...pools of sickening freeking greazy assed used engine oil all over HELL and back....SUX man....

TT, wish you were here to smell it....i'ts stinks......

:WTF :huh: :surprised
 

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Wipe up the majority of the oil with some old rags or kitty litter or whatever. Then use laquer thinner to get the oil out of the pores. It works like a charm!
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i quit changing my own oil for that very reason. Too much risk of ruining things. You never ever get all that crap out.

Regular old tide or dawn will break it up some.
 

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dawn dish washing liquid will take care of the driveway. We used to use it where the bildge of the boat pumped a little oil overboard years ago. It would leave a oil film on top of the water throw a little dawn overboard like magic no more film. I allways heard it made the oil sink to the bottom, dont know if thats true but the oil would be gone in 2-3 seconds!!!!!!! I suggest you take a bottle of dawn and the water hose to the driveway.
 

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Good old Florida sand is a pretty good oil dry and should be priced right too.:D

Find a cabinet or wood shop near you, the shavings work well especially if reapplied and left overnite.

BTW, here in Broward, it is against the law to feed stray cats. maybe that will change her mind.:laughing:
 

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Good old Florida sand is a pretty good oil dry and should be priced right too.:D

Find a cabinet or wood shop near you, the shavings work well especially if reapplied and left overnite.

BTW, here in Broward, it is against the law to feed stray cats. maybe that will change her mind.:laughing:

Speaking of which, that damn cat was STILL in the storage shed uphill of the side/garage workshop, such as it is....hiding, I figgered as much...got the air hose fired up....i'ts still greazy as hell, and chased her ass outta there...and tossed the nearest tool I found a large allen wrench at her all the freeking way up the street, damn nearly hit her too....

too bad it's SO illegal to discharge a fire arm in a 'hood'....well MOST hoods anyway....

told wifey poo, that there was to be NO feeding of ANY outdoor animals of any kind....waste of money and a bunch of crap....literally....like 50 bux minimum worth of kitty litter for a damn stray cat....

can anyone tell,....Im not just 'pissed'.....

I AM ROCKET PISSED.....

:surprised :surprised :devil: :D :cheers:
 

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:rolling: I would pay $10 to watch a video of Gene screaming at this.
I guess I will just tell the wife Gene is mad about oiled up pussy.:rolling:
 

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How about sawdust from the local lumber yard. Sawdust will absorb. The kitty litter you bought is also good but costs more then the sawdust.
 

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:rolling: :rolling:

OH MY GAWD!!

I just got to FLA and fired up the laptop and saw this!! THis is gonna be a REALLY good trip- I can tell already..
 

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the roll dyno at work blew a hose once and we had gallons and gallons of hydro oil all over the place. Amazingly a good wet/dry shop vac sucks the stuff up like nothin! Vac that **** up and pour it back into containers and take it to Autozone to get rid of it!
 

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any other suggestions???

If you throw a cat from the window of a moving Corvette...........


Would it be considered........................................Kitty Litter


:rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:




EDIT: Just for the record........I have a cat.....5 kids, and 4 dogs.
The cat is the easiest to support. :D
 

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I spilled over 10 gallons of fiberglass resin on a shop floor once.:surprised

Trust me............I'd rather clean up that oil. :D
 

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I spilled over 10 gallons of fiberglass resin on a shop floor once.:surprised

Trust me............I'd rather clean up that oil. :D

OMG, the SMELL, that would cross the eyes on a bull from 2 miles....

funny story about that sort of crap....

30 years ago, rebuilding a 14' sailboat, balsa core soaked water, tore it all out on the parking deck of my hi rise apt. building in was in.....put the new floor in with cloth and epoxy over the styrofoam.....needed more strength, out came the roving and resin.....that smell got into the fresh air intake of the HVAC in the building....the 15 story with ~40 units/floor had the entire building stinking to the point of blowing up...people were all upset wondering who what where, I hardly noticed it, being on top of the project....
it took 4 days for it to eventually clear out....
they were either nice or too stupid to figger out where it came from....

never heard a word....

:D :WTF :cheers: :rolling:
 
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