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I have been in the motorcycle industry repair business for over 30 years. I use Permatex Anti-Seize on brake parts (not the Copper or Nickel compounds) and to quote from their website:When using anti-seize, keep in mind that it does not have a high tolerance for heat, and water will wash it off too. I have been in the automotive industry for 16 years, and have seen many cars come in with that stuff all over brake parts, it is pointless to use on a cars brakes. On a four wheeler there isnt much heat on the brakes unless you are an aggresive driver, so it shouldnt be a big deal. You still have the issue with water. If you ride like I do, you dont go around water, you go through it. The best thing to use is a silicone paste. Silicone will with stand alot of heat, and water will not wash it away like anti-seize. It is best if you put a thin layer of silicone paste on ALL moving parts of the brakes. Adjusters, the backing plate where the shoes rides, etc. Be careful, and DO NOT get silicone on the pad, or shoe lining. It can cause horrible noises when applying the brakes.
Permatex® Anti-Seize Lubricant
A highly refined blend of aluminum, copper and graphite lubricants. Use during assembly to prevent galling, corrosion and seizing and to assure easier disassembly. Temperature range: -60°F to 1600°F (-51°Cto 871°C). Salt, corrosion and moisture resistant – ideal for marine use. Non-aerosol version meets Mil Spec #907E. Aerosol - Level 3*
It works very well for the application which is the subject of this thread.