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Old 08-14-09, 08:33 PM
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Best liquid to get things unstuck?

So what is the best thing to get stuck seat posts, bolts, pedals, ect... I have used WD-40, but it doesn't really get it done. I need something like a penetrating oil, a liquid wrench type thing. So I was wondering what everyone would recommend?
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Old 08-14-09, 08:36 PM
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Liquid Wrench?
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Old 08-14-09, 08:42 PM
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PB Blaster

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Old 08-14-09, 09:06 PM
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Second on PB Blaster.
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Originally Posted by Fixter View Post
So what is the best thing to get stuck seat posts, bolts, pedals, ect... I have used WD-40, but it doesn't really get it done. I need something like a penetrating oil, a liquid wrench type thing. So I was wondering what everyone would recommend?


While it's pricey, nothing works better.
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Old 08-14-09, 09:49 PM
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Liquid Wrench done me well in the past.
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Old 08-14-09, 09:52 PM
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I use PB blaster
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Old 08-14-09, 09:56 PM
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rost off
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Old 08-14-09, 10:31 PM
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I use PB blaster to bring old chains back from the dead on flip bikes. It melts rust. And smells funky.
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Old 08-14-09, 10:42 PM
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Old 08-14-09, 10:58 PM
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Kroil or Aero Kroil by Kano Labs. Used it in Aviation. Best stuff going.
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Old 08-14-09, 11:09 PM
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I am addicted to vintage italian cars and buy them, repair them, drive them, and sell 'em. I can't afford the Ferraris or Maseratis...so I deal in the cheap ones. My daily driver is always one of these (currently a 40 year old fiat). Because of this, I'm well acquainted with stuck nuts and bolts and all manners of rusted parts.

And my vote goes for.... PB Blaster!
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Old 08-14-09, 11:46 PM
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Chock up another vote for PB Blaster!
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Second on PB Blaster.
Fifth on that.
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Old 08-15-09, 12:32 AM
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G_C is right -- Kroil is the best. However, it's hard to find, while PB Blaster isn't bad, and is found just about everywhere. It doesn't hurt that PB Blaster has those garish cartoon-like can graphics, either.
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Old 08-15-09, 12:33 AM
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PB Blaster rocks.
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Old 08-15-09, 09:40 AM
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Thanx, so I guess its PB Blaster then, then I will try something more expensive.
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Old 08-15-09, 03:08 PM
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I recently used PB blaster on a badly rusted chain, and several of the links were frozen solid. After spraying the chain with PB blaster, and wiggling the frozen links back and forth a few times, the chain is rolling along just fine. PB blaster is good stuff, and it's cheap too. You can get it at Wally World, sitting right near the WD 40, which you should leave sitting right there.
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Old 08-15-09, 04:32 PM
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(Must be an old German car thing!)

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