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Thank You All #4490626
08/16/17 10:41 PM
08/16/17 10:41 PM
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CCI Offline OP
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For the great advice on the home made penetrating oil. I just removed a cleanout plug in a cast iron waste line that I don't think has been touched since it was installed over 60 years ago.

ATF, mineral spirits and acetone.

I had to pull pretty hard on a 3/4" ratchet, but when it let go you could see the oil had gotten to the other end of the threads.

BTW, a 1-3/8" 12-pt socket fits over a 1-1/4" square plug with a few light taps.

Re: Thank You All [Re: CCI] #4490728
08/17/17 06:09 AM
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Nice to hear it worked. I've been using atf and acetone as well, as I read about it here.


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Re: Thank You All [Re: JC1] #4490863
08/17/17 09:32 AM
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Made some and gave some to a friend (I had a few extra PERFECT bottles forthe mixture).

He called some time later and asked if I had any more.

Re: Thank You All [Re: CCI] #4566361
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Won't having acetone/trans fluid in a plastic bottle melt the bottle? I've had acetone melt lotsa plastic things.


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