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Best penetrating oils

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Re: Best penetrating oils

Postby TireSmoker » Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:45 pm

Good stuff -- sorta surprising results. I didnt like the mixing em all together at the end. I get it was from the comments, just seemed kinda dumb.

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Re: Best penetrating oils

Postby wxo » Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:22 am

Yes. I agree about the mixing.
The biggest surprise to me is using brake fluid. I never heard of using that for loosening rusted bolts & nuts.

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Re: Best penetrating oils

Postby TireSmoker » Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:37 pm

Well, seeing as brake fluid has the basic same break-away torque figure as the un-treated control group, I'd say that's why you never heard of using it :lol:

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Re: Best penetrating oils

Postby wxo » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:52 am

I let myself be fooled by the penetration of the brake fluid. It went right down the threads and out the bottom of the bolt. I guess I didn't pay close attention and missed the breakaway torque number. I think next time I watch this guy, I'm going to slow him way down.

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Re: Best penetrating oils

Postby wxo » Sat Feb 20, 2021 3:08 pm

Just so you don't have to watch the video, Seafoam Deep Creep and CRC Knock 'er Loose were the top two.


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