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Do you use use copper grease on your BMW nuts, bolts and hubs?

From reading online, there are different opinions.

Some say never put anything on the threads of the bolts but put some on the surface of the hub where the alloy meets the face of the hub.

Others say only use it around the spigot of the hub.

Last time I changed a tyre on my E60, I could only get if off by using a piece of wood and a hammer.
 

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Nothing wrong with using it around the face of the hub or around the spigot, I use it on everything relating to the hubs and brakes including the studs, ive never had one come loose yet.
 

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Do you use use copper grease on your BMW nuts, bolts and hubs?
I tend to be fairly cautious about what I put on my nuts......:redface:
 

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I wouldnt put it on anything other than the rear of Brake pads to help stop squeel and allow some movments under load. Cooper grease is very sticky and over time the build up can cause problems for nuts and studs and hubs.
 

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NEVER put copper grease on the threads of a wheel stud, you not not be able to accurately torque the bolt if you do. ie its dangerous.
 

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Never put copper grease on the backs of pads as it destroys pistons and seals. Copper grease reacts with alloy and steel to a lesser extent so really not ideal.

Much better alternative is graphite grease.
 
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