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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:35 pm 
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http://sandyblogs.com/techlink/

http://sandyblogs.com/techlink/?p=2923 surfaced on the SS Forum and is about problems with using summer-only tires in low temperature environments. Just one of many topics addressed in the "blog".

There are archives that cover a wide range of subjects, some which may be found useful.

There seems to be full access to this resource, so exploit it while it's there--stuff this far inside rarely lasts for long as "free", so check it out--better yet, download it and keep it for posterity!

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:35 pm 
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Cool. Thanks for posting.

My PPV exhibits this behavior: http://sandyblogs.com/techlink/?p=2974

...rather consistently and is embarrassing when backing out of the garage in a new car, hearing the brakes sound like a cat is being scalded. I may consider this simple fix. Seems like a strange suggestion but I'm willing to try it.

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2011 Caprice 9C3: L77, 7K miles, first-owner, purchased July 2011.
1995 Caprice 9C1: LT1, 176K miles, summer car.
1995 Impala SS: LT1, 20K miles.
1995 Caprice Wagon: LT1, 61K miles.
1995 Caprice Wagon: LT1, 128K miles. Rust In Pieces
1994 Caprice 9C1: LT1, 101K miles, winter car.
1969 Chevy C30: 383ci stroker, 4L80E, rollback car hauler.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:26 am 
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Tom, that article/bulletin, as written, is applicable to Brembo fixed-caliper brake systems. Not saying there isn't value in trying to do some lubrication application in a similar manner, but I would not expect the simple addition of lubricant to eliminate the noise with the OE PPV pads.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:14 pm 
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Here's another source for TSB's - http://www.revbase.com/BBBMotor/

I may have posted the link elsewhere already, but putting it here brings this thread back to visibility for the TechLink value.

Also, here's a couple of Archive indexes for TechLink:

http://sandyblogs.com/techlink/?page_id=3142

http://www.sandyblogs.com/techlink/pdf- ... chive.html (goes further back)

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:36 pm 
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storm9c1 wrote:
Cool. Thanks for posting.

My PPV exhibits this behavior: http://sandyblogs.com/techlink/?p=2974

...rather consistently and is embarrassing when backing out of the garage in a new car, hearing the brakes sound like a cat is being scalded. I may consider this simple fix. Seems like a strange suggestion but I'm willing to try it.


Ours does too. Almost every time I back out of the garage. I don't get that when I back into the parking spot at work, though. Never. Please post up your outcome to this issue. I do plan to go to CTS brakes, but it may be a while.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:08 pm 
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Actually, a thick coating of "Disc Brake Quiet" (made by CRC in a red spray can) solves it. When I do a brake job, I apply it to the back plates of all brake pads before assembly. I was just a little miffed that my brand new car at the time (and still fairly new with only 6500 miles at this point, lol) needed this.

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2011 Caprice 9C3: L77, 7K miles, first-owner, purchased July 2011.
1995 Caprice 9C1: LT1, 176K miles, summer car.
1995 Impala SS: LT1, 20K miles.
1995 Caprice Wagon: LT1, 61K miles.
1995 Caprice Wagon: LT1, 128K miles. Rust In Pieces
1994 Caprice 9C1: LT1, 101K miles, winter car.
1969 Chevy C30: 383ci stroker, 4L80E, rollback car hauler.
1972 Chrysler Newport: 400ci big block, 27K miles, 2-door hardtop.
1969 Dodge Charger: 383ci big block.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:13 pm 
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I've never had to use that stuff, but do know of people who use it all the time. It can make a mess, so I try to keep things clean and dry, whenever possible. I may not worry about it until I see what the new brakes do, since it's just me and my wife who hear it when the car gets used.

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2012 Caprice 9C1
1992 B4C 1LE Camaro
2010 Tahoe PPV (her car)
1995 DGGM Impala SS
1996 BBB Impala SS (11-second DD)
1985 Firebird - 310 LS1 C Prepared autocross car.
And some others
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