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post #20 of (permalink) Old 14th August 2008
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The brake component manufacturers don't recommend copper grease simply on the grounds that it attacks the rubber caliper seals. Copper grease is primarily an ant-seize compound and has quite low lubrication qualities. Anti-seize compound can withstand high temperatures but it was never really designed for use on brakes. Most brake component sellers can supply a high melting point grease which should only be applied to the edges of the brake pad. You wouldn't want it melt and run onto the discs now would you
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