I went to the other "local" Napa today. Found some CRC sythetic lube (the one pictured in the first post). When I took it up to the counter one of the guys working there said to me, "That is some great stuff. I use it on all my brake jobs." I sort of laughed and said, "Yeah, I went to LOL Napa...
I should update my profile. I no longer live in Chicago. Now, if I didn't have a bum shoulder or could throw lefty, I could throw a rock into the Upper Peninsula from where I am sitting. In order to get to Rhinelander, WI I have to drive south an hour.
Also, this isn't just a parts counter...
Mintex semi metallic (red box). I have the antisqueal compound. I know how to do the stuff, I just get a funny feeling when someone tells me to use the white lithium grease for a use that seems to me to be outside the realm of its useful range.
Yup, that's the planned proceedure once I get the grease.
eh, the nearest parts America store is 64 miles away and they won't ship that stuff. I'll have to check my other "local" Napa which is only 30 miles away.
Yay for living in the middle of nowhere!
Anyone know where online I can get that kind of grease?
I've looked around a couple different places and I've found nothing. That's why I ventured to my local parts store to purchase the incorrect grease.
Thanks for all of your quality responses.
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It's not the main piston, but the slide pins that allow the pads to release from the rotor. The local parts store sold me some white lithium grease and says he does that to fix the cars in his shop. I...
Honda said very negative things about Saturn using Dexcool and not the honda coolant in their things. Basically like they wouldn't cover warrenty claims for things caused by coolant issues (GM will still honor them, though).
I don't have any documentation to support this anymore, but I read it...