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Brake grease

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by chillman88, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. chillman88

    chillman88 Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    I've seen LOTS of brake failures from people using Anti-Seize on the adjusters and the slide pins. It just dries and kinda turns into a thick putty and binds everything up. I had been using the green goop that Permatex sells but it's just too thick to work properly. I did a little looking around and found lots of people using silicone paste. It got me thinking...

    What does everyone on here use to grease up caliper slides and drum adjusters?
     
  2. 79jasper

    79jasper Chickenhawk

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    I think mine is the synthetic permatex stuff.

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    I like Lubriplate or Lucas Red & Tacky.
     
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    Red tacky or dielectric grease have been for years
     
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    I used to use anitsieze, but now use the green silicone brake lube.
     
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    Thanks guys. I was just curious. I'm glad to hear that you aren't all just using anti seize haha. I'm also glad to hear that some of you are using silicone/dielectric or similar. That's what was recommended from what I had read and seems to be the ticket from the few times I've used it.

    This is what I've started using:

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B005RNEH5O/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_awdb_t1_76OODbK6DASF3
     
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    Is same as I use for a bunch of stuff. Great on batteries & cables too!
     
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    I thin down the copper never seize and use it, seems to hold up well.
     
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    I agree the copper anitsieze is way better
     
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    The copper never seize seems way more... Liquidy? I can see why it might last longer without drying out.
     
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    jwalterus Made in America

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    Loctite C5A spray for me
     
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    I imagine new copper never seize is more liquid, when we did the papermill demo there was hundreds of cans of dried out copper sitting around so I reconstituted it with Marvel's mystery oil, works great.
     
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    I have a guy that brings his truck in to me and his last mechanic used copper anti seize on everything. M y only complaint is it's worse than glitter all you have to do is look at it and it's all over everything and makes my nose itch
     
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