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Old 04-28-2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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i need to add brake fluid
is there any brake fluid that i can buy in autozone or wall mart?
what kind?
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I like & use motul 600 rbf.
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find out why it's low. pads may be worn or you have a leak. replace the pads or flush the brake fluid, but check it out first.
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Old 04-28-2013, 06:00 PM   #4
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I use Motul 600 also for its high boiling point; but for average, normal daily driving Prestone is fine (and cheaper) which you can buy at Walmart.
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thanks
it is low because i removed the line that connects to caliper and it leaked some
i do autocross some times, should i get Motul?
also i was wondering to get HPS pads is it worth it i am going to fill the diferents?
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I'd say it's worthwhile to use a higher boiling point fluid such as Motul in any track event that you will be putting a lot of repetitive high demand on your braking system. Using high performance dedicated pads for track use only is also a good move.
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i need to add brake fluid
is there any brake fluid that i can buy in autozone or wall mart?
what kind?
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Buying a brand name from Wal-Mart is fine, but buy the DOT type recommended in the manual.

If you disconnected the line to a caliper, I would strongly suggest bleeding the fluid at that caliper if you didn't already to that when reconnecting. But if you did bleed it, you wouldn't be asking about fluid! Any air bubbles in the line could come back to cause big problems during spirited driving or on the track. We don't want to see your brakes going soft on one corner of the car when you really need them! Air bubbles are compressible and brake fluid isn't. Get rid of the bubbles!
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DOT 3 is good.
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flush it all out, just don't mix fluids, contaminating it will cause problems. it doesn't hurt to run DOT4 on the street even though it's factory filled with DOT3. if you are going to track the car you will need the higher boiling point of DOT4. Hps pads work great in mixed use, street and light track.
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