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#3166740 - 10/24/13 08:11 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
caravanmike Offline


Registered: 05/09/09
Posts: 1076
Loc: ohio
I thought it was 50% atf and 50% acetone. I use it and works good!
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#3166826 - 10/24/13 09:26 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
yucca Offline


Registered: 04/04/12
Posts: 514
Loc: NM
I cannot handle the smell of PB Blaster.
Kroil is what I use the most.

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#3166827 - 10/24/13 09:26 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: SLCraig]
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Registered: 07/23/08
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Loc: New Jersey
liquid wrench smells to much
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#3167081 - 10/25/13 06:09 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
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Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 19048
Loc: Sunny Florida
Kroil is without equal IME. Excellent stuff...
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#3167293 - 10/25/13 10:06 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: crazyoildude]
Cardenio327 Offline


Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 807
Loc: Oaxaca, Mexico
Originally Posted By: crazyoildude
liquid wrench smells to much


Liquid wrench has a second formula available called L2 that smells less, I guess to compete with WD40.
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#3187217 - 11/14/13 12:42 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
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Registered: 09/30/09
Posts: 530
Loc: Michigan
If you're blending your own, add some GL5 gear lube in the mix, enough to smell it in the final product, the EP additives will help keep the bolt from grabbing the stud when you have it halfway off. Stops all that nasty screeching noise.

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#3189245 - 11/16/13 07:08 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
Da Game Offline


Registered: 12/27/05
Posts: 577
Loc: Chicago
Have anybody tried Corrosion X for penatrating oil???


Edited by Da Game (11/16/13 07:09 AM)

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#3190682 - 11/17/13 11:06 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: Da Game]
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Registered: 10/17/10
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Loc: South Eastern, CT
Originally Posted By: Da Game
Have anybody tried Corrosion X for penatrating oil???


I have tried it and works well but it is slow to penetrate. CorrosionX is thick and that makes it slow to get into the parts. For rusted nuts and bolts, I would stick with a dedicated penetrant like kroil or PB blaster because they work faster.

CorrosionX works will when you dont have a fast penetrant on hand though.
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#3203377 - 12/01/13 09:34 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
Whitewolf Offline


Registered: 10/05/06
Posts: 2912
Loc: MI, USA
I use the Blaster PB 50 and so far it has served us well.
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#3204946 - 12/03/13 12:50 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 19161
Loc: Iowegia - USA
I have recently found MechanicALL by CAIG to be a great all purpose penetrant/lubricant.

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#3208281 - 12/06/13 09:20 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
CourierDriver Offline


Registered: 12/27/09
Posts: 5014
Loc: Tn.
So what is the definition of faster. You got a rusted bolt or nut. Its been on there for 100k miles or years. Hmmm,,,spray on MMO, PB, etc, let it sit overnite,,,it will come off in the morning,,slow down gang, have a cup of your favorite drink, where u going so fast, life is short, u are young, breathe, watch the Mallards land in the pond,go fishing,buy a Fram filter and make someone mad in here,lol
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#3210719 - 12/08/13 07:23 PM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: simple_gifts]
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Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 298
Loc: NC
Originally Posted By: simple_gifts
AeroKroil.


thumbsup And it makes a decent bore cleaner.
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#3213002 - 12/11/13 01:49 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
alternety Offline


Registered: 01/15/09
Posts: 158
Loc: Pacific NW
Another vote for Kroil. Any of the forms. If I had offspring I suspect my gallon can of SiliKroil could be handed down several generations before it gets used up. A little goes a long way.

It does have an annoying habit of dissolving the inside parts in pump type oil cans.

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#3213018 - 12/11/13 02:58 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: jdmstr22]
Olas Offline


Registered: 12/11/13
Posts: 3977
Loc: Manchester, England
I dont know if its available to you guys in the US, but I've found GT85 to the the absolute best of the best for its penetrating/creeping abilities, quite often a squirt of GT means I dont need to get the oxyacetylene torch fired up
It really is good stuff!
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#3216297 - 12/14/13 09:07 AM Re: whats your two cents on the best penetrating oil? [Re: caravanmike]
Charlie1935 Offline


Registered: 05/18/08
Posts: 628
Loc: DuQuoin, Illinois
Originally Posted By: caravanmike
I thought it was 50% atf and 50% acetone. I use it and works good!


Best I've ever used.
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