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Loosen a Frozen Nut

Machinist Workshop Magazine tested the break out torque on rusted bolts.
No penetrant used required---516 lbs
" #1 238 lbs
" #2 214 lbs
" "3 127 lbs
" #4 106 lbs
ATF-Acetone 50/50 mix 53 lbs

Wish I'd known this before my shoulder muscle gave up on me.
Nopw you test it and let us all know.

Where Are You From? Whitby, ON

Do You own a car built by Durant? yes 3

Re: Loosen a Frozen Nut

Hi Jack....

Yes that is an old farmers formula for a great penetrating oil. It's also cheap and effective. Works equally well to free up a frozen engine.

Very easy to remember 1/2 automatic transmission fluid and 1/2 acetone.

Thanks for sharing .....

See you in Salisbury NC......

Frank
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Where Are You From? Hookstown Pennsylvania

Do You own a car built by Durant? a bunch

 

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