Is there anything wd40 cannot do?

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Is there anything wd40 cannot do?

#1 Post by Stig » Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:26 pm

We all know back in the day that wd40 was found to be an excellent brake cleaner, but is there anything this wonder product cannot do?

Just decorated the bathroom, needed to remove silicone sealant and boom, wd40 does a terrific job.

What else can it be used for?

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#2 Post by mangocrazy » Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:30 pm

Very good at removing grease from wheels. Rubbish as a penetrating oil (which most people seem to use it for). Use Plus-Gas for that job.

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Re: Is there anything wd40 cannot do?

#3 Post by Stig » Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:38 pm

It’s not a penetration oil it’s a water displacement (formula 40) but works well as a loosener

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#4 Post by BikerGran » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:20 pm

Sorry to sound female but well you know I can't help it really....

It did a great job of removing beach tar from a white denim skirt. No not mine, and years ago, but it worked!
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#5 Post by fatboy » Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:16 pm

Don't use it on a sticking zipper it rots fabric
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#6 Post by Three Dawg » Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:37 am

It's good for removing adhesive.

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#7 Post by snapdragon » Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:56 am

I'm about to try using it to remove double sided very sticky tape from fabrics, specifically the baby raptor winter radiator wraps I made for the local dealer (since closed)
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Re: Is there anything wd40 cannot do?

#8 Post by Quzzy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:46 am

I do not know of one person that uses a lubricant as a brake cleaner, youre joking right?

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#9 Post by mangocrazy » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:14 pm

Quzzy wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:46 am
I do not know of one person that uses a lubricant as a brake cleaner, youre joking right?
Especially when there is a liquid designed for that express purpose (the clue is in the name)...

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#10 Post by fatboy » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:50 pm

Right now there is a can of WD40 in the kitchen so I asked ' WD40 can you do the washing up please ?'
So far, nothing
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#11 Post by Stig » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:22 pm

You can wash your plates with it

I actually use it to clean, shine and protect my leather boots and shoes. It’s a wonderful product

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#12 Post by mangocrazy » Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:34 pm

Stig wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:22 pm
You can wash your plates with it

I actually use it to clean, shine and protect my leather boots and shoes. It’s a wonderful product
Most people eat their meals off plates, not boots or shoes...

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#13 Post by Stig » Sun May 03, 2020 12:35 pm

I can eat it off both

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Re: Is there anything wd40 cannot do?

#14 Post by spiderwheels » Thu May 14, 2020 8:12 pm

mangocrazy wrote:
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:34 pm
Stig wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:22 pm
You can wash your plates with it

I actually use it to clean, shine and protect my leather boots and shoes. It’s a wonderful product
Most people eat their meals off plates, not boots or shoes...
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