What are you guys using as lubrication between the abutment shims and the caliper bracket. I live in the rust belt and the main cause of premature brake pad wear here is frozen pads. I was using a cold galvanize corrosion inhibitor spray but it didn't work well at all(maybe a year). Now I'm using green grease, and it has been working better but I'm starting to see cars coming back with sticking pads after like 2 years. MOPAR 04796269 works really well but it costs more then caviar. Just curious if there is something affordable out there that won't have me reaching for the file every brake job.
Automotive Brake Pads
What is your preferred brand of automotive brake pads and why?
Who is the supplier of that brake pad to you?
What is the warranty on those pads?
Who manufactures those brake pads?
What grade are those brake pads, low end, mid, high end?
Are they ceramic, semi-metallic, organic, or blend?
So we all use various on-line help systems to find difficult problems...how do you invoice those costs to your customer? It seems like between monthly subscriptions for shop management software and help software costs the profits keep slipping away...help!
By Joe Marconi
I met the Pro Cut Brake Lathe rep at a TECH NET, CARQUEST conference. I know of Pro Cut (on the car brake lathe) and know a lot of new car dealers use the machine. I just don't know how it makes sense these days. We replace more rotors now than any time in history.
Any thoughts on this????????
Is the link to the web site: http://www.procutinternational.com/lathes.aspx