Rusted strut inserts

Huw Powell audi at
Mon Jun 30 14:54:28 PDT 2008

Bluemaxww1 at wrote:
> Two things or thoughts.
> One, is to use a better rust breaker.  The best is a 50/50,  combination of 
> Kroil and Acetone.  With the strut upright, fill the top and  let it soak down 
> then fill it some more.  Let set for about two days.   If it does no come lose 
> then, it won't.

Ammonia can also be an effective rust dissolver.  So can phosphoric acid 
(Coca Cola), I believe.

If you start doing a lot of this chemical mix'n'match game you might to 
work outside, and perhaps flush with water between treatments.

Huw Powell

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