Before you read to the end, does anybody know what the main ingredient of
I had a neighbor who had bought a new pickup. I got up very early one
Sunday morning and saw that someone had spray painted red all around the
des of this beige truck (for some unknown reason). I went over, woke
him up, and told him the bad news. He was very upset and was trying to
figure out what to do probably nothing until Monday morning, nce nothing
Another neighbor came out and told him to get his WD-40 and clean it off.
It removed the unwanted paint beautifully and did not harm his paint job
that was on the truck. I'm impressed! WD-40 who knew? 'Water
Displacement #40'. The product began from a search for rust preventative
solvent and de greaser to protect misle parts. WD-40 was created in
1953 by three technicians at the San Diego Rocket Chemical Company. Its
name comes from the project that was to find a 'water displacement'
compound. They were successful with the fortieth formulation, thus WD-40.
The Convair Company bought it in bulk to protect their atlas misle
Ken East (one of the original founders) says there is nothing in
WD-40that would hurt you. When you read the 'shower door' part, try
the first thing that has ever cleaned that spotty shower door. If yours
is plastic, it works just as well as glass. It's a miracle! Then try it on
your stove top...... Voila! It's now shinier than it's ever been. You'll
Here are some other uses:
1. Protects lver from tarnishing.
2. Removes road tar and grime from cars.
3. Cleans and lubricates guitar 20 strings.
4. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery.
5. Keeps flies off cows.
6. Restores and cleans chalkboards.
7. Removes lipstick stains.
8. Loosens stubborn zippers.
9. Untangles jewelry chains.
10. Removes stains from stainless steel nks.
11. Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill.
12. Keeps ceramic/terra cotta garden pots from oxidizing.
13. Removes tomato stains from clothing.
14. Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots.
15. Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors.
16. Keeps scissors working smoothly.
17. Lubricates noisy door hinges on vehicles and doors in homes.
18. Bug guts will eat away the finish on your car if not removed quickly!
20. Gives a children's playground gym slide a shine for a super fast
21. Lubricates gear shift and mower deck lever for ease of handling on
22. Rids kids rocking chairs and swings of squeaky noises.
23. Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them eaer to
24. Spraying an umbrella stem makes it eaer to open and close.
25. Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards in vehicles, as well as
26. Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles.
27. Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans.
28. Lubricates wheel sprocket s on tricycles, wagons, and bicycles for
29. Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and keeps them running
30. Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades, and other tools.
31. Removes splattered grease on stove.
32. Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging.
33. Lubricates prosthetic limbs.
34. Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell).
35. Removes all traces of duct tape.
36. *Folks even spray it on their arms, hands, and knees to relieve
*37. Florida 's favorite use is: 'cleans and removes love bugs from grills
38. The favorite use in the state of New York , WD-40 protects the Statue
of Liberty from the elements.
39. WD-40 attracts fish. Spray a little on live bait or lures and you
will be catching the big one in no time. Also, it's a lot cheaper than
the chemical attractants that are made for just that purpose. Keep
in mind though, ung some chemical laced baits or lures for fishing are
not allowed in some states..
40. *Use it for fire ant bites. It takes the sting away immediately and
stops the itch.
*41. WD-40 is great for removing crayon from walls.. Spray on the mark and
wipe with a clean rag.
42. Also, if you've discovered that your teenage daughter has washed and
dried a tube of lipstick with load of laundry, saturate the lipstick spots
with WD-40 and re wash. Presto! The lipstick is gone!
43. If you sprayed WD-40 on the distributor cap, it would displace the
moisture and allow the car to start.
P. S. The bac ingredient is FISH OIL