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#3334212 - 04/05/14 03:31 PM THREE Permatex brake lubricants
sws669 Offline


Registered: 07/22/11
Posts: 7
Loc: hawaii
Why three? Any preference? Only want to buy one type. TIA

Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube
file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/HAL/My%20Documents/Downloads/20353.pdf

Permatex Ultra Disc Brake Caliper Lube, Silicone/Moly Formula
file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/HAL/My%20Documents/Downloads/24115.pdf

Permatex Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant
file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/HAL/My%20Documents/Downloads/24125%20(1).pdf


Edited by sws669 (04/05/14 03:32 PM)

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#3334219 - 04/05/14 03:40 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
yonyon Offline


Registered: 03/06/12
Posts: 3492
Loc: NJ, USA
A file:// URL only works on your own computer. None of us here can see what you're linking to except for...


LOOK OUT! BEHIND YOU!

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#3334233 - 04/05/14 04:01 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
JHZR2 Offline



Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 33630
Loc: New Jersey
None. Buy 3m silicone paste and then either the m77 or crc silaramic if you need some with solids.

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#3334235 - 04/05/14 04:04 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
Joseph_S37 Offline


Registered: 03/21/10
Posts: 230
Loc: Alberta, Canada
Here is the direct link to the Permatex website showing the brake lubes. I'm only seeing two different lubes and a 'brake quiet'
Permatex Brake Lubes
From the descriptions it seems the Extreme might be a higher end formula where as the Ultra is their 'normal' formula?

Hopefully someone with experience using both can chime in


Edited by Joseph_S37 (04/05/14 04:05 PM)
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#3334237 - 04/05/14 04:07 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
NHGUY Offline


Registered: 10/09/11
Posts: 3326
Loc: USA
I would use the CRC black colored Sta Lube stuff.

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#3334253 - 04/05/14 04:30 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
sws669 Offline


Registered: 07/22/11
Posts: 7
Loc: hawaii

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#3334267 - 04/05/14 04:48 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
Merkava_4 Offline


Registered: 01/30/07
Posts: 9186
Loc: Clovis, CA
Get the GREEN Permatex Ultra. Awesome slide pin lube.

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#3334284 - 04/05/14 05:06 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
sws669 Offline


Registered: 07/22/11
Posts: 7
Loc: hawaii
Agree, I've used the Ultra green for the slider pins before. Had a strong brake pull and rebuilt both calipers and replaced brake hoses to no avail. Bought new NAPA Total Eclipse calipers that solved the pull but now have a very loud squeak. I'll try the green lube on the hardware and piston/ rear pad contact points. Thanks.

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#3334900 - 04/06/14 11:21 AM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: NHGUY]
Trav Offline


Registered: 11/20/06
Posts: 9666
Loc: MA, Mittelfranken.de
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
I would use the CRC black colored Sta Lube stuff.

Yep i am back to this also. I tried many and nothing seems to do better than this so far.
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#3335884 - 04/07/14 02:58 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
dubie2003 Offline


Registered: 01/20/11
Posts: 487
Loc: Melbourne, Florida
I just did the brakes on my truck. I used the Green on the slide pins and the purple on the back of the pads. Works thus far with zero squeeks.

Now that I typed that, it will probably squeek.....

The best deal I found was buying the plastic can at AAP with online discount codes (stacking mrrebates on it too).

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#3338712 - 04/10/14 11:57 AM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
2008wrx Offline


Registered: 03/12/09
Posts: 130
Loc: CA
I use this: NAPA Sil-Glyde Silicone Lubricating

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#3340841 - 04/12/14 05:20 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
SLCraig Offline


Registered: 12/21/08
Posts: 5286
Loc: London, ON, Canada
I used the green stuff on my Saturns back in the day, and wondered why I needed to service my brakes every 6 months until I realized the green stuff was swelling and ruining my slide bushings. The stuff is USELESS around rubber and it creates more headaches than it helps.

I have been using Sil Glyde ever since on any and every car I've touched and it works every time.

Would not use that green [censored] as long as I live anymore.

The other 2 types I have no experience with.
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#3346435 - 04/18/14 11:16 AM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
nthach Offline


Registered: 01/02/04
Posts: 1613
Loc: California
I never had luck with Permatex brake lube. I use Molykote M77 on the backs of the pads and either Sil-Glyde or Toyota red rubber grease on slide pins.

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#3356283 - 04/28/14 10:25 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: SLCraig]
AMC Offline


Registered: 10/17/10
Posts: 374
Loc: South Eastern, CT
Originally Posted By: SLCraig
I used the green stuff on my Saturns back in the day, and wondered why I needed to service my brakes every 6 months until I realized the green stuff was swelling and ruining my slide bushings. The stuff is USELESS around rubber and it creates more headaches than it helps.

I have been using Sil Glyde ever since on any and every car I've touched and it works every time.

Would not use that green [censored] as long as I live anymore.

The other 2 types I have no experience with.


I too went through the headache of the green synthetic brake lube. I tried sil-glyde and and never looked back. It works great and is very versatile. I use anti-seize compound on the brake pad ears and backs, works well for me. No squeeks at all
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#3360508 - 05/03/14 08:18 AM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: NHGUY]
Petersubaru Offline


Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 235
Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: NHGUY
I would use the CRC black colored Sta Lube stuff.
…This product would work with most cars…but not with my '01 subi..it reacts with the rubber to cause slider pin seizing …

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#3360612 - 05/03/14 11:16 AM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
Blaze Offline


Registered: 12/31/10
Posts: 923
Loc: Washington State (East)
I just replaced the pads on one of our farm trucks (1993 Ford F-350) and it doesn't use sliding caliper pin/boot system. No grease or rubber boots etc to mess with. It takes longer just to remove the tire to do a pad replacement job. All you do is knock out two pins, remove the caliper, throw the pads on, mount caliber and knock the two pins back in and done.

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#3392389 - 06/08/14 06:07 PM Re: THREE Permatex brake lubricants [Re: sws669]
HosteenJorje Offline


Registered: 05/26/14
Posts: 131
Loc: Columbus,Nebraska
That green Permatex [censored] swelled the lower slide pin bushings so bad I had a hard time getting the pin out. No Permatex brake grease of any color for me. I am sticking wil Syl-Glyde or may use the new CRC brake grease.

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