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Old 05-15-2009, 12:55 PM
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Default Best cleaner for oil/water mix in engine compartment?

I had an oil leak thru the remote oil filter. The water/oil mix left a grey mucky mess all over the engine compartment. What is the best cleaner? Simple green was OK, but everything is still sticky and slippery. Any suggestions??
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I had an oil leak thru the remote oil filter. The water/oil mix left a grey mucky mess all over the engine compartment. What is the best cleaner? Simple green was OK, but everything is still sticky and slippery. Any suggestions??
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I used something called Bilge Bully I believe.
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Zep floor degreaser...watch it though its strong, will eat aluminum anodizing if it splashes onto it.
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Zep floor degreaser...watch it though its strong, will eat aluminum anodizing if it splashes onto it.
Oh yeah - the ZEP citrous products are awesome...., and yes they will eat paint if left on for any lenght of time....
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Clorox Clean up. It will cut the oil and not hurt anything else.
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Greez-off works great.
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Awsom, you get it @ the Dollar Store...its only a dollarthe best thing is that it won't harm any of your billet hardwear.
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I make a mess every time I change my filter (SBC Volvo Penta, way in the back) and I have decent luck with Purple stuff Autozone and Advance Auto sells.
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