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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 04-07-2011, 05:44 PM Thread Starter
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how to get diesel smell out of clothing????

just wondering how to get it out got some on my shoes and new pants wtf and cant get the smell out thanks for any help

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Why? It is like man cologne. Best way to get it out:

1. Wear it out, but leaves a peppery smell

2. Wash with white wall cleaner ie: Spray Nine

3. Burn them and buy new ones

I am a heavy equipment mechanic, the only thing that gets the smell completely out of my clothes is the laundry service that washes my uniforms, and I do not want to know what they wash my clothes in considering how dirty I get them sometimes. As far as the stuff that my wife washes (t shirts) it usually takes 2-3 washes before the smell is completely gone. Good Luck!

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Soak in puple power then wash.

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Soak in Gasoline......Then light a match....
I pre soak mine when they are really oily or smell like diesel.


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Simple green will get it out but I think it smells worse. Lol
It is like cat nip to the country girls here. Lol

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Do not put it on your clothes to begin with.

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I sneak into the local feedlot at night and roll around on the hill. (feedlot's always have a little hill to play on)
Diesel never comes even gets in your blood!

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I had some chick hug me at the post office one day. I left and smelt like her perfume.

Dumped 5 gallons of diesel on the floor and rolled around in it to get the perfume smell out.

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Yeah dude. When I fumble a full fuel filter out of my grip and it dumps diesel all over me, it makes my day. All my clothes smell amazing... my shoes smell great too. The ladies love it.

Also, its nice if the fuel is still warm... especially on a cold winter day. It's like jumping in a jacuzzi.


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I use a cup of vinegar to get the smell out . Vilan also works but then your clothes smell like hand cleaner
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