WD-40 (again) was Re: A fruitfull evening

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Apr 13 22:05:12 CDT 2016

Okay, I'll chime in here.

In my experience petroleum oil and acetone are not miscible.   Water and
alcohol (and gasoline) will mix with acetone, however.

So what's the lowdown on the ATF-acetone mixture?


States pretty clearly that the mix will separate, so you have to keep
shaking the bottle.  Perhaps it could be made to emulsify somehow (add a

Personally, I'd substitute paint thinner or kerosene for the acetone.  I
suspect it will work just as well--and it'd mix with the ATF.


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