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How to get grease out of chinos?

longskate88

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Got some grease (the black lubricant, not the cooking kind) on some tan chino's this morning. Anything I can do to save them? They're my work pants, so a little residue is OK, and the material is very sturdy. I'm going to try soap and a scrub brush first. Any other ideas?
 

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if they are work pants just wash them seperately and wear that grease stain like a badge of honor.
 

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Dish soap or 'Greased Lightning'. Some light scrubbing in great quantities helps. Do NOT put them in a dryer until the stain is completley gone/to your liking.

I went through this when my ratbike blew a gasket violently on my way to work one day. Good luck!
 

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I've used Shampoo on grease stains with pretty good success as well.
 

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I was scrubbing down my bathroom today and read the back of the the Pine-Sol bottle. Apparently you can use this on grease stains. Rub it on full strength before washing.
 

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Try degreasers that auto mechanics clean their hands with. Or use soaps (i.e. not detergents), I think a strong dish soap would work.
 

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I use Dawn and its worked well for me.
 

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Originally Posted by KenN
Try degreasers that auto mechanics clean their hands with. Or use soaps (i.e. not detergents), I think a strong dish soap would work.
Yeah, I would try something like Gojo orange (w/o pumice), scrub it into the fibers with a toothbrush and rinse it, then try Dawn, do the same thing. Don't put it in the dryer until you have given up trying to get the grease out.
 

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Perhaps rubbing alcohol? They've gotten everything out of anything ive ever gotten on my pants except for hot glue...
 

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Lestoil works majically on oil stains. Place a small amount to cover the stain, rub the fabric together for a second and let sit for 5 minutes. Then wash. Bye, bye stain!
 

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