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Best penetrating oil (You will be surprised)

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April 2007 "Machinist's Workshop" magazine comparison test wrote:

They arranged a subjective test of all the popular penetrates with the control being the torque required to remove the nut from a "scientifically rusted" environment.

Penetrating oil ...... Average load ..... Price per fluid ounce
None .................... 516 pounds
WD-40 .................. 238 pounds ...... $0.25
PB Blaster .............. 214 pounds ...... $0.35
Liquid Wrench ......... 127 pounds ...... $0.21
Kano Kroil ............... 106 pounds ...... $0.75
ATF-Acetone mix ....... 53 pounds ...... $0.10 (50/50 mix)

The ATF-Acetone mix was a "home brew" mix of 50 - 50 automatic transmission fluid and acetone.

Note the "home brew" was better than any commercial product in this one particular test.

Note also that "Liquid Wrench" is about as good as "Kroil" for about 20% of the price.


Kind of surprising, but that mix (50-50) is what I use.
Word of caution - don't use a foam cup to mix it in. (Yeah, don't ask me how I know this)  :twisted:
I mix mine in a glass jar with a good sealed lid - it does loose its effectiveness after time - it's best to mix up a small "fresh" batch for best results. I then pour it into an ALL metal squirt can to apply/use.
husson73

was afraid was by mistake on KTWL forum :razz:  :razz:  :razz:  :razz:
Jim

Tom, I've been using it since it was posted on KTW a while back, and I like the way it works.  I have a small glass bottle I keep it in.  It separates like oil and water pretty quickly, so I shake the bottle before use, making it a pink emulsion.  I have not found that it loses effectiveness that way.
12dot

husson73 wrote:
was afraid was by mistake on KTWL forum :razz:  :razz:  :razz:  :razz:

JP: Are you saying that you thought it was a mistake when I posted that on the old Board  Confused:
husson73

12dot wrote:
husson73 wrote:
was afraid was by mistake on KTWL forum :razz:  :razz:  :razz:  :razz:

JP: Are you saying that you thought it was a mistake when I posted that on the old Board  Confused:
was speaking about the title of the post Mr. Green
12dot

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was speaking about the title of the post

Oh, I see ---- you thought this was NOT triple related  :lol:  :lol:
husson73

12dot wrote:
Quote:
was speaking about the title of the post

Oh, I see ---- you thought this was NOT triple related  :lol:  :lol:
absolutly Very Happy  Very Happy
Dan

The best over the counter product I have ever used is available at a Case-International dealership. It stinks, is messy and works well. If you have ever wrenched on anything farm related rust is an issue.....say changing the disc blades on a thirty year old disc that sits outside. I'm the parts guy at a John Deere dealership. All our techs us it (with the label peeled off of course)   :razz:
johnakay

Jean-Pierre you need your mind washing all you think off is filth ..FILTH I tell ya Filth :lol:  :lol:

paraffin is also good to.
kx85

Well Johnny, I had to admit that I did smirk a bit at the title too. ;-)
johnakay

kx85 wrote:
Well Johnny, I had to admit that I did smirk a bit at the title too. ;-)


well he's French and he knows his left hand from his right..
the left hand hold a filth/mag and his right hand for...................
you lot can that out   :lol:  :lol:
husson73

johnakay wrote:
Jean-Pierre you need your mind washing all you think off is filth ..FILTH I tell ya Filth :lol:  :lol:

paraffin is also good to.
the fact I was on the KTWL forum and seen many titles as this one the last weeks and they're not triple related Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy
johnakay

husson73 wrote:
johnakay wrote:
Jean-Pierre you need your mind washing all you think off is filth ..FILTH I tell ya Filth :lol:  :lol:

paraffin is also good to.
the fact I was on the KTWL forum and seen many titles as this one the last weeks and they're not triple related Very Happy  Very Happy  Very Happy


aye pull the middle one its got bells on :lol:  :lol:


my you do get around abit, do you work Shocked
anyway my French friend take care and don't be knocking old ladies over whilst out on you speed machine!!!!!!!!!!!! thumright
12dot

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Wintergreen oil

Trent --- Yes, please let us know how that works -- what is stuck on the Benelli - piston in cyl. or cylinder on engine case or crank or ????
H2 Brad

Benellis are very cool bikes! Maggy and I like watching the old reruns of Let's Make a Deal and they often gave away a Benelli as one of the prizes.
Very Happy

I have always had good luck with anything that contains PTFE. Slick 50 and Tri-Flow are two I have used. Heating up the part will help draw the lubricant into the rusted/corroded part and after a few times of heat and spraying more lube I have had good results.

My favorite, and first, H2C I bought is a low mileage original that sat for a long time. Some of the outside, like the pipes, were fairly rusty but I believe the mileage of 3000+ miles to be correct. When I was tearing down the engine our friend Raman was over at the house for a visit and he is a witness to this. All three cylinders pulled right off the studs like the engine was brand new. We both gave each other the look of amazement.
Shocked

As I inspected the parts you could see that the stock pistons had very little carbon buildup on them and look nearly new. I still would love to know the story behind that bike but the previous owner supposedly committed suicide. I bought it from his close friend who was given the bike by the owner's Mom.
Shocked
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