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Penetrating oil test

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by CARDOCTOR, Apr 10, 2009.


    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,304

  2. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    what about Fluid Film?
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    They were afraid of FF!
  4. Niteman9

    Niteman9 Senior Member
    Messages: 165

    I have been using AeroKroil for about a year and it works great. I also bought a case of Fluid Film and use it to protect from rusting and lubricating things. Didn't think FF was a penetrating oil. some one correct me if I am wrong.
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    It is ,just takes a little longer because it's a little thicker.
  6. Milwaukee

    Milwaukee 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,180

    We been get free kroil from Uncle's brother.

    It great but it so so expensive stuff.

    I will try that ATF mix with acetone and test on our f350 and 92 e250
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Mill, your FF was free and you didn't use,so why are you using the other stuff if it's so expensive!

    Maybe put it next to the fish tank also.
    Last edited: Apr 10, 2009
  8. Mike N

    Mike N Senior Member
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  9. CSC Contracting

    CSC Contracting Senior Member
    Messages: 105

    Where can you buy Kroil at. My buddy used to get it from Ford it is the best I ever used.
  10. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    Humm you learn something everyday.
    ATF has a high detergent content ( another B&B fact ) try it on oil spots in the driveway. Acetone will practically take the chrome off a trailer hitch. So it make's sense that it will penetrate rusted surfaces..
  11. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    Another great penetrant is wintergreen oil. Try it, you'll like it!
  12. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I hear Coke Cola will take rust off bolts. How come they didnt compare that?
  13. Dano50

    Dano50 PlowSite.com Addict
    from CA
    Messages: 1,270

    Fluid Film is the product you want to use when the others don't work. It takes longer because it is thicker, but because it doesn't evaporate it will eventually loosen just about anything. It just needs time...
  14. Kevin Kendrick

    Kevin Kendrick Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Believe it or not, Coke and Aluminum foil will take rust off chrome. I saw it on a home remedy list one time and it took the rust right off of my nerf bars.
  15. FordFisherman

    FordFisherman PlowSite.com Addict
    from 06611
    Messages: 1,593

    Try Coke on your corroded battery terminals- leave on for a minute then rinse with water. Takes the corrosion right off. Imagine what that stuff does to your stomach....:dizzy:
  16. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    It isn't even necessary to use Acetone in the mix of you don't have any. Diesel fuel or Kerosene works just the same as your just using it as a "carrier" for the ATF, it's the ATF that causes the magic. Been using it for years....

    Synthetic gear oil mixed with a little fuel or kerosene also makes a great long term lubricant for things like door/tailgate hinges or anything of that nature when your out of Fluid Film (doesn't apply to GV). The synthetic gear oil give you the long term protective coating/lubrication and the fuel or kerosene is your carrier. Works best at a 50/50 mix and dispensed from a squeeze bottle.
  17. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    That's right BB!
  18. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    My Grandpa was a plumber and when they had to pull well pumps the well head bolts would be to rusty to remove

    So you got 2 cans of Coke, dumped one on the well head and drank the other and by then you could get the bolts right off;)
  19. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    If I mix acetone and ATF, will it melt a plastic spray bottle?
  20. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Most of the paper thin see through ones yes but the white colored ones will usually hold up.