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Chris Gerloff 12-16-2005 09:19 PM

Caraholic tip
 
Keep a bottle of "Oil of Wintergreen" in your garage. You have to get it from your pharmacy but it works better than Nut Buster, WD-40, Liquid wrench or anything I have found. It's an old shipyard trick, they deal with some pretty serious rust on ships on a regular bases.

predator carb guru 12-17-2005 12:35 AM

oil of wintergreen? never heard of it in my life...........but now you have my curiosity up, so i'm gonna have to try it................

tm454 12-17-2005 12:26 PM

Oil of wintergreen...
 
I have heard of it before but I don't remember the proper application. I use trans fluid to bust the rust on badly corroded nuts or bolts. When I don't have any old trans fluid around I use PB Blaster as a penetrant.


Tazz

Chris Gerloff 12-17-2005 04:00 PM

Oil if wintergreen
 
I have also used tranny fluid but it is not a viscous as wintergreen and doesn't penetrate as well. I think the penetration quality is the key to its effectiveness but what ever works for you is cool. Just trying to save a little knuckle skin.


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