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Re: Any tips for removing corroded bolts at rudder?
No need to use wd 40 for this. There is a much better product called PB Blaster that will work better. I have had good luck spraying old, nasty looking bolts with this stuff. Sometimes I have to let it work for several days with several applications. So far I haven't been disappointed with pb blaster.
There are other penetrating oil products as well: Kroil, SeaFoam etc.
If you can't find any of these then use ATF (automatic transmission fluid) mixed with a little acetone.
I'm not really picturing what you are describing under the transom seat. A picture might help a lot.
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