I read about the usage of mineral oil in brakes. Anyone have any kind of information on choices for Dot3 fluid? i *hate* bleeding brakes and Mineral Oil doesn"t absorb water or air.

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Never heard of using mineral oil, and I wonder about compatibility with the rubber parts. I use DOT-5 silicone brake fluid in both the brakes and the clutch. It"s non-hygroscopic (doesn"t attract moisture) and has a much higher boiling allude than one of two people DOT-3 or DOT-4 glycol-based brake fluids. I"ve been utilizing it because my "88 XJ was brand-new and ns wouldn"t willingly use anything else.


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Never heard of using mineral oil, and I wonder around compatibility through the rubber parts. I use DOT-5 silicone brake liquid in both the brakes and the clutch. It"s non-hygroscopic (doesn"t lure moisture) and also has a much greater boiling point than either DOT-3 or DOT-4 glycol-based brake fluids. I"ve been utilizing it due to the fact that my "88 XJ was brand-new and ns wouldn"t willingly usage anything else.

 

DOT-5 Silicone? any certain brand surname thats available most places?

 

I"m in Can-eh-da, for this reason I"m limited to Napa, Carquest and also Crappy tire.

 

ugh, ive gotta bleed my brakes however it just snowed 3 inches.


 

I"m thinking around running it, its just I require a name of some sort, like

Jimmy"s stupendous DOT-5 brake liquid :brows:

 

the drone in ~ crappy tires looked at me choose I had actually a tire sticking outta my forehead.


 

I"m thinking about running it, its just I require a surname of part sort, like

Jimmy"s stupendous DOT-5 brake liquid :brows:

 

the drone at crappy tire looked in ~ me like I had actually a tire sticking outta mine forehead.


 

your from canada and also it might not be called dot5, due to the fact that that is the united state department of transportation, so it might be labeled together something rather in canada, but shot looking for a silicone based fluid. That will more than likely be the many expensive too.


 

I"m thinking about running it, its simply I need a surname of some sort, like

Jimmy"s stupendous DOT-5 brake liquid :brows:

 

the drone in ~ crappy tires looked at me choose I had actually a tires sticking outta mine forehead.


 

your indigenous canada and it can not be dubbed dot5, due to the fact that that is the us department the transportation, therefore it can be labeled together something rather in canada, but try looking because that a silicone based fluid. It will more than likely be the many expensive too.


 

its tho Dot3-4-5 up here too. Stick v the share is yes, really why points are called the exact same up here.


Don"t mental the brand name. I used to be able to buy it with JC Whitney, yet they no longer lug it. Last 2 times i bought that from a neighborhood speed shop -- they constantly have the in stock. You could also try Summit Racing; I"d bet they have actually it.

 

Yes, the is pricey, however the advantages make it well worth the extra cost (to me).


Don"t remember the brand name. I offered to have the ability to buy it v JC Whitney, but they no longer carry it. Last two times ns bought the from a neighborhood speed shop -- they always have it in stock. You could also shot Summit Racing; I"d gambling they have actually it.

 

Yes, that is pricey, yet the advantages make it well worth the extra cost (to me).


 

I"m a HS student working at a contact centre.. I drive an MJ because that a factor :D

Ill look into it, there"s a brand-new 4x4/horsepower shop below in town, they have actually all the great stuff, and also they recently held an event to win the hell out of a "kitty 4x4" Ive got some pictures on my cell ph.

 

$5 because that 10 ferris wheel on a motor-blown H2 :D the owner of the shop all have nicely rock-rashed YJ"s and also XJ"s. Add to a quite flatfender thats on for present in the shop.


Try this, should discover at Auto zone / advance Auto:

 

Valvoline Synpower Brake Fluid

 

This is what I would run in my bike.

 

Charles


I"m a HS student functioning at a contact centre.. Ns drive one MJ because that a reason :D

Ill look right into it, there"s a new 4x4/horsepower shop right here in town, they have all the an excellent stuff, and also they freshly held an event to beat the hell the end of a "kitty 4x4" Ive got some photos on my cabinet ph.

 

$5 because that 10 ferris wheel on a motor-blown H2 :D the owners of the shop all have nicely rock-rashed YJ"s and also XJ"s. To add a quite flatfender it is on for present in the shop.


 

haha sounds cool my church did that as well but v a old f150..

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but H2s.. And H3s.. Room not cool.. Those are just oversized suburbans/minivans in mine opinion.. I hope to never ever see one ~ above the trail haha.. Since it will certainly prolly be broken


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