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Re: brake fluid anyone?
> I noticed the brake fluid is a little low on my '87 4kcsq. The manual
>states DOT 4. Any particular brands I should use? Any to definitely stay
Pentosin is great. Castrol LMA is OK. Stay away from Pep Toys, Quaker Place
and other generic sh*t, unless you are looking to rust your brake sys inside
and to flood it with a muddy substance that does look like sh*t literaly.
I am probably inviting an avalanche of angry replies, but I'd dear to say
this (after a deep sigh):
ATF Super Blue sucks.
I've put it in right before the Watkins Glen event and did not like the
spongy results under the hard braking at all.
One more thing: the stuff is INCREDIBLY agressive. It dissolved the Lexan
reservoir, that i use in my pressure bleeder, in 5 minutes, it just exploded
under pressure. The Tygon hoses turned milky in a few seconds. I was not
that curious as to find out if it was going to eat through something in my
car's braking sys.
I had flushed it out immediately after the Glen event.
'89 200TQ, chipped and MOMO'd through out,
in Tornado "arrest-me-officer" Red;
'88 Fox, "the FOX machine";
ex '85 5000s, "the EE's nightmare"
Phila PA, USA