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Re: DOT 5 (Silicone) Brake Fluid
1/26/98 6:02 AM email@example.com
>This is one topic I've not seen in the months I've been a subscriber
>to the list (and with the search engine down, I'm not yet able to
>search the archives).
>I know the conventional wisdom. Don't use it.
>But the problem seems to center around it mixing with normal
>(DOT 4) brake fluid. Apprantly, some reactive by-product
>attacks the seals in the system.
>But it would seem that if you flush every drop of DOT 4 out of
>the system, you'd have no problems.
>DOT 5 fluid is supposed to be superior, including but limited to the
>fact that it is not hygroscopic.
>Does anyone here have any experience at all with DOT 5 fluid, and
>has anyone ever succeeded in using it in an Audi?
DO NOT USE SILICONE BRAKE FLUID ON YOUR AUDI............ Do not use
Silicone brake fluid period imho. This stuff cause's more problems that
it's worth. Just use a GOOD brake fluid, Like Ate Super Blue.
Eric Fletcher S.O.C.
'87 5KCSTQ with WAY too many toys.....
According to Einstein, the faster you go, the longer you live.
St. Louis, MO