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Old 01-11-2004, 02:23 PM
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Help! Coolant spill on new floor!

Our garage was just built in October. Well last night, while tearing down the 89 LX, we had a pretty major spill. We use an old baby pool to collect the fluids, and we discovered the hard way that the pool has a crack in the floor. I'm now left with a spot, about 4' x 3'. I ran out to the kids sandbox, grabbed two buckets of sand, and tried to use it to absorb the mess. I haven't been back out there yet, but I'm almost afraid to look. Advice?

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Old 01-11-2004, 02:48 PM
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the cheap kitty litter. loads of it. use too little, it turns to clay, use enough, you can do the twist and have your new floor look again.
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Old 01-11-2004, 03:17 PM
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The glycol will wash off with water, soak up the majority with some sand or kitty litter (I prefer sand since it doesn't harden up like kitty clay does) and rinse her off.
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I have seen the twist thing work. Oil dry dance or what ever you call it. Changes the color of the floor anyway.


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Old 01-11-2004, 06:01 PM
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Kitty litter is the way to go. does a great job on oil and tranny fluid... if you let coolant sit to long( I had a spill on friday ... Stayed gone all weekend ..and by monday) it will turn into concrete. I have never gotten the coolant stain off of my Shop Floor.
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