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Protecting/preventing brake lines' nut seizing by corrosion: paint? Grease?

We all know old cars, or those in harsh nature conditions often suffer of having seized nuts by corrosion in the brake lines to calipers and cylinders, and even in the master cylinder. As I live in an ...
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Can I use Ceramic Extreme Lubricant as I would Aluminum/Nickel Anti-Seize?

I would like to buy a tub of Anti-Seize. I'd like to make sure that it's has a wide possibility of uses. I already have a tub/bottle of Permatex 24125 Ceramic Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant. Can this ...
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Loctite vs anti-sieze

I just tightened the steering knuckle on the shaft of my brother-in-laws 2004 Ford Escape (apparently these are a design flaw). Should I have used Loctite? Or anti-sieze? Or nothing? Is there a ...
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Number of times you should refill and drain your cooling system to get pure water?

I understand before refilling your system after a coolant flush you should refill and drain the system several times with water. This is fine however last time I refilled and drained over three ...
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Anti-seize type and location to use for brakes [duplicate]

I am going to be doing my first full break job - rotors and pads as well as rear parking brake. I've been studying up on it. The information pertaining to what anti-seize to use and where to use it ...
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What are different anti-seize compounds used for?

I'm looking at buying some anti-seize compound in a little more bulk than a 1oz tube. The ones I've been looking at come with a brush. A brush as well as coming in 8oz sizes means less waste (direct ...
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Stainless Steel Fasteners

In the past 6-months or so, I purchased this set of stainless steel hex head bolt fasteners. In the kit, they require you to install the bolts using "anti-seize as a regular practice". The seller ...
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Torque spec variance with Anti-Seize

I see a lot of variances with torque specs when a fastener is lubed with anti-seize. Some places say 25% less torque is required for same clamping load, some places say 40% less is required. I'm ...
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Using dry moly lube as an alternative to anti-seize

While shopping for some anti-seize for my O2 sensor install, I came across some transmission lube that had me wondering about whether I could use it as an alternative to anti-seize. It appears to ...