Interesting Coca-Cola Tidbits
- In many states the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the trunk
to remove blood from the highway after a car accident
- You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of Coke and it will be gone in two
- The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
- To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: pour a can of Coca-Cola
over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
- To clean a toilet: pour a can of Coke into the toilet bowl. Let the 'real
thing' sit for one hour, then flush clean.
- To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: rub the bumper with a
crumpled-up piece of aluminum foil dipped in Coke.
- To loosen a rusted bolt: apply a cloth soaked in Coke to the rusted bolt
for several minutes.
- To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of Coke into a load of greasy
clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The Coke will help
loosen the grease stains. It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
- The active ingredient inCoke is phosphoric acid. It's pH is 2.8. It will
dissolve a nail in about 4 days.
- To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use
the hazardous material place cards reserved for highly corrosive materials.
- The distrubutors of Coke have been using it to clean the engines of their
trucks for about 20 years.
If you try any of these
experiments, let me know the results.