Recent Topics
Armor Ultra Shine Wash and Wax (64 oz) for $3.82
by Tony_Mack
7 minutes 19 seconds ago
See they can get along...
by ls1mike
13 minutes 30 seconds ago
Accu-Gage Tire Gauge $3.99 Sears
by Warstud
Today at 08:12 PM
Short-wave vs Medium-Wave IR Curing Lamp
by The Critic
Today at 08:11 PM
semi-hypothetical home question
by earlyre
Today at 08:10 PM
Pennzoil Gold Semi Synthetic 0w20
by WTJackalope
Today at 06:56 PM
first time carb work = nightmare
by Scott_mi
Today at 06:25 PM
Attractions in NYC and Boston
by The Critic
Today at 06:22 PM
Oil for tired '98 5.7 vortec?
by stevejones
Today at 05:59 PM
occasional miss when mowing
by james1950
Today at 05:28 PM
Wix 51516 cut open
by MrQuackers
Today at 05:27 PM
Life with a Leaf or other pure electric
by Nayov
Today at 05:17 PM
Newest Members
MikeF, jim1224, Wompem, Dlauth, ToddT58
51371 Registered Users
Who's Online
121 registered (05LGTLtd, abycat, Bandito440, AdRock, 97tbird, 10 invisible), 1799 Guests and 215 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51371 Members
64 Forums
219597 Topics
3466001 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
Topic Options
#3434691 - 07/24/14 07:30 PM Re: PB Blaster wins again! [Re: buck91]
Tracker Offline


Registered: 09/13/03
Posts: 4
Loc: USA
PB Blaster is just ok. A 50/50 mix of acetone & ATF=Best Ever! Here's the cold, hard facts from the April/May 2007 edition of Machinist's Workshop. They did a test of penetrating oils where they measured the force required to loosen rusty test devices. Buy the issue if you want to see how they did the test. The results reported were interesting. The lower the number of pounds the better.

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

Top
#3436375 - 07/26/14 02:32 PM Re: PB Blaster wins again! [Re: buck91]
Rick in PA Online   content


Registered: 01/04/03
Posts: 2131
Loc: Southeastern, PA
Funny PB Blaster story. I was cleaning up a bunch of rusty lawn mower hardware one evening with PB Blaster. Working bare handed, yeah, I know better, should have used gloves. The next morning I had a whopper of a sharp headache, sort of like a hangover (memories of younger days). I figured the solvent (PB Blaster has the odor of a wicked solvent) got into my system and gave me a "hangover". Next time, I'll use gloves.

I recently had to use a combo of PB Blaster, Kroil and heat to remove some rusted-in-place brake disks. It worked.
_________________________
"Heat is your friend."

Top
#3444829 - 08/03/14 03:45 PM Re: PB Blaster wins again! [Re: buck91]
cronk Offline


Registered: 01/06/09
Posts: 703
Loc: Watertown, New York
I've had very good results with PB Blaster.
I've found it works best if you can give it a while to soak.
I had some very rusted exhaust bolts I needed to remove to change a front y pipe, I though for sure they would all break off. I soaked it every night for the better part of a week and they came right out!


Edited by cronk (08/03/14 03:45 PM)
_________________________
1993 Chevy C1500
1999 Saturn SL2
2000 Nissan Quest
1986 Pontiac Trans Am
1940 Ford 9N Tractor

Top
#3473791 - 09/04/14 10:44 AM Re: PB Blaster wins again! [Re: cronk]
ofelas Offline


Registered: 08/28/14
Posts: 16
Loc: TX & ON
Mopar penetrating solvent is the most effective can based fluid I have used.
_________________________
81 W150/TBI 318/9.5:1/pure Shell 91/AMO/EaO
01 Ram/Kenne Bell 360/pure Shell 91/AMO/EaO
92 CTD D250/AME/EaO
62 Savoy LW/413 MW-SS/13.5:1/VP110/ZRF/EaO

Top
#3474068 - 09/04/14 03:23 PM Re: PB Blaster wins again! [Re: BurrWinder]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 14774
Loc: Sunny Florida
Originally Posted By: BurrWinder
I had never heard of the Kroil brand before being on here. So, It's really good stuff from what you guys on here think/have experienced, huh ? Best places to buy it locally (WI) or online ??

BurrWinder

Originally Posted By: 440Magnum
My personal list:

#1: Kroil
#2: PB Blaster
#3: (tie) Liquid Wrench, SeaFoam
#4: any ATF

Emergency use only: WD-40. :-)




Direct from Kano labs. Completely guaranteed, unconditionally...
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2