Is Molykote 55 O-Ring grease suitable for automotive brake components?
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    Default Is Molykote 55 O-Ring grease suitable for automotive brake components?

    As the title says, is Dow-Corning Molykote 55 O-Ring grease suitable for assembling car brake components. For example Master Cyliders and calipers?

    I couldn't find anything about this in the manufacturer's information.

    Thanks for any replies.

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    Why.........not use brake fluid?

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    Just buy a tub of red rubber grease, brake fluid just starts the corrosion. Red rubber grease is like £5 for a tub over here and is fine with rubber seals, anything else is a gamble.

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    Thanks for the replies.

    The reason I don't want to use brake fluid is that I am planning to rebuild these parts as spares. As they may sit stored for a few years, I don't want the brake fluid to cause corrosion.

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