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Re: Was: Rough Running TD, Now: WD-40

Subject: Re: Was: Rough Running TD, Now: WD-40
From: Bud Krueger <>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 18:35:38 -0400

      If you check out a can you'll note that the propellant used is PROPANE.
That's why it can cause an engine to speed up if it's sprayed into an intake 
leak. wrote:

> <snip>
> Now, I have heard that WD-40 is combustible, so it would not be good to
> squirt in the dizzy, but in the past I used to do this with no problems.  If
> you want to use it as a water displacer, squirt it (at your own risk) in the
> dizzy cap and wipe out the excess.  As far as a penetrant or lubricant,
> forget it.  It doesn't penetrate and it is a very light oil that washes off
> with rain.  Works OK for squeeky door hinges INSIDE the house.  I do find it
> useful for cleaning off bug spots.
> Just my 2 pence.
> Allen Hefner
> SCCA Philly Region Rally Steward
> '77 Midget
> '92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport

Bud Krueger

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