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Getting rid of grease ?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by SouthernYankee, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. SouthernYankee

    SouthernYankee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    First and foremost, I really want to thank everyone here for their help. I finally have most of my operation up and running. Like I have said before I am not a new dog, but when you move somewhere new and you dont know a soul in the buisness, you need all the help you can get.

    On my bobcat where the hydro hosing comes through the back grease fitting on the back upper arm, I have a lot of grease that has come off the fitting and is now sitting on the hose. I can only take off so much grease. Is there any other way to get this grease off?
  2. ma5tr

    ma5tr LawnSite Member
    from toronto
    Messages: 103

    Try brake cleaner or wd40
  3. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Brake cleaner is hard on rubber hoses it will dry the rubber out your better off using dish soap or even car wash soap. WD-40 will clean off most of the grease as it takes oil to clean oil.
  4. Imulchmore

    Imulchmore LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    Try Spray-9 and a soft bristle brush with a light mist of water
  5. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,697

    kerosene and a soft bristle brush.:waving:
  6. gammon landscaping

    gammon landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 553

    cold presure washer works for us. we used to use a steam system but in just smeared grease all over. the cold cuts it and it will fall off

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